Mandatory quarantine extension for travelers boarding airplanes is now subject to 21 days. According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV), documents with the said mandatory update has been passed on to the regional airport authorities, airlines, and Vietnam Air Traffic Management Corporation (VATM).
Air passengers traveling from abroad are now required to undergo a quarantine period of 21 days, an additional 7 days from its prior 14-day quarantine.
According to the CAAV, the concentrated quarantine of foreign diplomats, experts, investors, high-tech workers, and relatives entering Vietnam as well as Vietnamese citizens returning to the country are adjusted from 14 to 21 days in line with Official Dispatch No. 600/CD-BCD dated May 5, 2021, of the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Pandemic Prevention and Control.
The CAAV asked airlines that transport foreign diplomats, experts, investors, foreign high-tech workers, and relatives entering Vietnam and Vietnamese citizens and laborers wishing to return home to strictly comply with current regulations on Covid-19 prevention and control.
The Authority also requested the VATM, airport authorities in the northern, central, and southern regions to inform airlines, agencies, and units operating in the localities and follow the regulation.