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Vietnam to give one-year visas to US travellers following new agreement

The length of Vietnam‘s tourist and business visas is set to be extended to one year for US travellers, following a proposal discussed and agreed to at Vietnam’s National Assembly meeting on Monday.

Vietnam to extend US visa scheme.
Vietnam to extend US visa scheme. Image by nyuhuhuu / CC BY 2.0

Currently citizens of the US can only apply for single-entry three-month visas to visit Vietnam, while Vietnamese citizens visiting the US are eligible to apply for multi-entry 12-month visas. It is hoped the proposed new visa for US travellers will boost trade and commercial ties between the two countries.

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