Vietnam extends e-visa pilot programme: report

    Vietnam‘s Government reportedly approved a two year extension of the pilot e-visa programme introduced for travellers from 40 countries in Feb-2017 (VNA, 05-Nov-2018). The programme was due to expire in Feb-2019. The programme enables tourists and business travellers to obtain a 30 day single entry visa online for a fee of USD25. Travellers holding e-visas may enter Vietnam through eight international airports, 13 land border entry points or seven sea ports. More than 241,000 tourists entered Vietnam using e-visas in the first eight months of 2018.