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ON CONSULAR AFFAIRS

 

Embassy of Vietnam in Switzerland
Schlösslistrasse 26, CH-3008 Bern
Tel. 0041-31 388 78 73, Fax. 0041-31 388 78 79
Consular protection for Vietnamese citizens: 

0041-78 704 78 87 (Hotline 24/7)

E-mail. vietsuisse@bluewin.ch

Website: www.botschaftvietnam.ch

 

EMBASSY OF VIETNAM IN SWITZERLAND

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING CONSULAR SERVICE

 1. In view of  the Pandemic Covid-19 situation in Switzerland, on March 16, the Swiss Federal Council declared, ‘extraordinary situation’ thereby limiting the movement of the residents to the minimum necessary from March 17 at midnight until April 19, 2020. 

 In this regard, the Embassy of Vietnam requests residents in Switzerland to respect these instructions. From Monday March 23, 2020 till further notice, the Consular Section only receives applications through mailbox and post.

  2. Please submit your applications through mailbox and contact the Consular Section by telephone on 0041-31 388 78 72 (Français); 031 388 78 73 (English); 031 388 78 75 (tiếng Việt); 031 388 78 78 or email: vietsuisse@bluewin.ch if you have any question or urgent request.

  Consular service will still be available through postal service. Please send your documents and cash/proof of payments to the Embassy of Vietnam, Schlösslistrasse 26, CH-3008 Bern and register to submit your application:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1USpZZAV6TDwUDVLXEtKIgN1sBD5HUXfloM-vwa-vkBo/edit

 We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

 

Announcement

On 21 March 2020, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam gave the notification on updates of the Vietnamese entry and exit rules for foreign nationals, as follows.

Amidst the swift and complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic around the globe, the Vietnamese Government has made the following decision to effectively contain the spread of the disease:

- Temporarily suspend entry of all foreign nationals into Viet Nam, with the exception of those entering Viet Nam for diplomatic, official and other extraordinary purposes (including foreign guests attending or otherwise in service of important foreign affairs events, experts, corporate managers, high skilled workers).

- Vietnamese authorities shall grant appropriate visas (if necessary) for entrants with diplomatic, official and other extraordinary purposes as mentioned above. These entrants shall be subject to mandatory health declaration and medical screening in designated areas at ports of entry, and appropriate quarantine at their place of residence in line with the regulations. In that connection, Representative Missions in Viet Nam shall submit a commitment to fulfil the medical monitoring of their citizens during their stay in Viet Nam.

- The validity of the Visa Exemption Certificates for persons of Vietnamese origin and their families shall also hereby be temporarily suspended

The aforementioned measures shall take effect from 00:00, 22 March 2020.

- Entrants into Viet Nam shall be subject to medical screening and mandatory quarantine at designated facilities, with the exception of foreigners entering Viet Nam for diplomatic and official purposes, or other such extraordinary purposes (including foreign guests attending or otherwise in service of important foreign affairs events, experts, corporate managers, high skilled workers…).

- Foreign experts, corporate managers and high skilled workers, who have obtained COVID-19 negative certificates issued by their host countries’ competent authorities and approved by Viet Nam prior to their arrival, shall be able to enter Viet Nam and subject to tight quarantine at their place of residence in line with the regulations.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has informed all diplomatic missions, consular missions, representative offices of international organizations in Viet Nam and Vietnamese diplomatic missions overseas of the decision for full compliance of Viet Nam’s regulations against the COVID-19./.

 

For checking application status, please use the above emails instead of telephone. Thank you for your cooperation

 

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