Updated: Vietnam Recognized Vaccination Certificates

February 23, 2022

This article was originally published on 29 Dec. 2022 and was updated on 23 Feb. 2022 to reflect new information.  

22 Feb. 2022 Update: On 16 Feb. 2022 the government of Vietnam approved vaccine certificates from the countries of Egypt, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Turkey. Vaccinated travelers arriving from these countries must present a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result and self-quarantine for a period of three days.

Key Points  

  • The United States, Japan, the United Kingdom, Australia and Belarus approved Vietnam's vaccination certificate  


The government of Vietnam announced five nations have accepted the country's vaccination certificate for the purposes of international travel requirements. These countries are the United States, Japan, the United Kingdom, Australia and Belarus. Vietnam has also recognized vaccination certificates issued in these five countries and an additional 72 countries and territories. For a complete list of vaccination certificates approved by the government of Vietnam, click here. 

What are the Changes?

Five countries approved Vietnam’s vaccination certificate for international travelers. This will simplify travel between the countries.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Vietnam’s website and Envoy’s website for additional updates and information.  

This article was published on 23 Feb. 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative. 

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