During the period of the Covid19 epidemic which was spreading and showing no signs of stopping at present, the implementation of epidemic prevention measures is very urgent. For individuals permitted to enter Vietnam, medical isolation is a requirement.
The Government of Vietnam has issued regulations on medical isolation for foreigners entering Vietnam and requires the Department of Health to assume the prime responsibility for and coordinate with international airports, land border checkpoints and seaports. Accordingly, people entering Vietnam will be quarantined at quarantine facilities right after their entry to ensure safety for the community.
Specifically, medical isolation is concentrated full 14 days from the date of entry for Vietnamese and foreigners (including experts, managers, investors, high-tech workers) entering Vietnam for prevention and control of COVID-19 epidemic.
For Vietnamese people, medical isolation is concentrated in a concentrated isolation facility managed by the military. For foreigners, the medical isolation in a concentrated isolator is established under the decision of the City People’s Committee.
Medical isolation is sufficient for 14 days from the date of entry at an accommodation establishment or office or office of an international representative agency, for persons who enter for diplomatic or official purposes or a member of a major agency. foreign representatives, international organizations, consular offices.
Immediately upon entry, foreigners or Vietnamese will have their temperature checked, medical declaration, and taken to the quarantine area according to regulations. Isolation, health monitoring, and testing samples for foreigners entering Vietnam are compulsory and will be implemented in accordance with government regulations.