from four European countries given visa exemption
Norwegian, Danish, and Finnish citizens will be exempted
from requiring visas as of May 1 2005 when they
enter, exit or stay in Viet Nam for less than 15 days.
No. 808/2005/QD-BNG issued by the Vietnamese Foreign
Ministry on April 13 2005 stipulates that these
countries' citizens must have valid passports for at
least three months since they enter Viet Nam, return
tickets or tickets for a third country. This does not
apply to those who have been banned from entering or
have not been allowed to enter Viet Nam under Vietnamese
After entering Viet Nam, if they want to stay more than
15 days, and have a valid reason as laid out by Vietnamese
agencies, organizations and individuals for the Ministry
of Public Security and the Foreign Ministry, they will
be required to have a visa.