Vietnam accepts vaccine passports from countries and regions with high safety factors, and uses vaccines approved by WHO, US and European officials, and the Ministry of Health.
The deputy spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam, Fan Qiuheng, said that the samples of vaccination certificates from 72 countries and regions temporarily recognized by Vietnam, also known as vaccine passports, meet the standards for vaccine recognition and use approved by government leaders. Today’s regular press conference.
Ms. Fan Qiuheng’s speech when answering questions VnExpress Regarding Vietnam’s criteria for recognizing vaccine passports issued by foreign countries.
According to Ms. Hang, Vietnam accepts emergency use licenses for vaccines approved by the World Health Organization (WHO), the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the European Medicines Agency and the Vietnamese Ministry of Health.
In terms of form, the vaccine passport form must be issued at the same time in an electronic environment, and the paper version must have a verification code. The country or region issuing the certificate must be a country or region with a high safety factor and a high vaccination rate.
According to the Ministry of Health’s guidance on shortening the quarantine period for people who have received the full dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, holders of this document can directly use it in Vietnam, and the concentrated quarantine period is shortened to 7 days. The deputy spokesperson said that he may have recovered from Covid-19 on the 19th.
People who come to Vietnam from countries and regions that have not officially introduced vaccination certificates and Covid-19 disease rehabilitation certificates can contact the Vietnamese representative office in the host country to cooperate, legalize or confirm the content of the document. However, this is only a temporary solution before Vietnam officially recognizes foreign vaccine passports.
The deputy spokesperson of Vietnam added: “Vietnam is considering expanding entry targets in due course and striving to resume normal international commercial flights as soon as possible.” Vietnam is currently conducting urgent exchanges with nearly 80 partners to speed up mutual recognition. Vaccine certificate.
Many countries have applied for vaccine passports to open up their economies and restore economic and social activities to a new normal.
In September, Vanton Airport ushered in a series of flights to pilot the vaccine passport policy, bringing back hundreds of Vietnamese from the United States, France and Japan. All inbound passengers were vaccinated with the full dose of Covid-19 vaccine, are in good health, the 72-hour PCR test result was negative, and safety measures have been taken. After entry, vaccine passport holders still need to undergo a 7-day intensive medical quarantine.
See the list of 72 countries and regions that recognize vaccine passports in Vietnam here.