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Dispatch No. 4674/BYT-MT dated August 31st, 2020 of the Ministry of Health guidance on Covid-19 prevention and control regarding short-term work visit (less than 14 days) of foreigners
Posted: 3/9/2020 1:53:54 PM | Latest updated: 9/9/2020 9:58:06 AM (GMT+7) | LuatVietnam: 5036 | Vietlaw: 474

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Investors, experts, skilled-workers, business managers who enter Vietnam for a short period (less than 14 days) for work, meetings, signing of contracts or agreements shall be exempt from quarantine if they meet and comply with these conditions:

- 3-5 days before the date of entry they have been tested for SARS-CoV-2 by real-time PCR with a negative result.

- At the point of entry they must comply with the separation from other people.

- Making of electronic health declaration and use Bluezone application during their stay in Vietnam.

- Compile a list of all list of all participants, organizers, attendants, journalists, etc. who participate in each meeting session, including their full names, nationalities, workplace addresses, lodging places, phone numbers, emails.

- In case foreigners only enter Vietnam to participate in a meeting to conclude contracts or agreements, it is recommended to choose a meeting and lodging place in a bordering province to minimize the their inland travel through multiple provinces.

- In case experts enter Vietnam for short-term work, samples shall be collected right after they reach lodging places. Only when the foreign experts test negative for SARS-COV-2, they will be allowed to work. Every foreign expert will be tested every 2 days during their stay in Vietnam.

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