Update 6th January 2021:
PM orders suspension of flights from UK, South Africa due to new coronavirus variants
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered the suspension of flights carrying Vietnamese citizens home from countries and territories which have reported new variants of SARS-CoV-2 and seen complex pandemic developments, initially the UK and South Africa.
10th October 2020,
Vietnam has announced it will resume international commercial flights to six destinations: Guangzhou, Taiwan, Seoul, Tokyo, Phnom Penh, and Vientiane. At this time the country is only offering entry to diplomats, experts, investors and their respective family members, and Vietnamese returning home. All visitors must meet specific health regulations and bring the required paperwork in order to be granted entry into Vietnam.
Vietnam has automatically extended its free temporary residence until Nov. 30, 2020 for foreigners who have entered Vietnam on tourist visas on or after March 1, 2020. Foreigners in the country during this time must fill out medical declarations online (https://tokhaiyte.vn/) and temporary residence declarations with their hotels or landlords.
Foreigners and residents in Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Nai, and Hanoi are required to wear masks in public and may be fined for failure to comply.