Returning home? Viet Kieu soon to be exempt from visas to travel to Vietnam

Vietnamese living overseas and their foreign spouses and children may soon be able to visit Vietnam without a visa.

 

According to a Dan Tri News report, the new regulations were drafted and presented to the government this August. Overseas Vietnamese will only need to confirm with visa agencies that they are of Vietnamese origin, they will also need to obtain a visa-waiver certificate.

 

The new rule reportedly aims to take advantage of the high spending typical of overseas Vietnamese when they return to these shores. It is also an attempt to increase tourist arrivals.

 

The authorities have been trying to entice overseas Vietnamese to return to the country through various policies. This includes the recently enacted housing law that allows non-Vietnamese citizens to buy houses in Vietnam with few restrictions.

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