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Do Not Enter the Embassy or Consulate if You have Visited any COVID-19 Outbreak Areas

PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE EMBASSY OR CONSULATE GENERAL IF YOU HAVE VISITED  ANY OUTBREAK AREAS identified by the Government of Vietnam within the past 21 days.  Please be aware that the consular sections in Hanoi and HCMC may proactively cancel appointments or screen out customers coming from outbreak regions in the interest of safety. ...
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COVID-19 Update

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy and U.S. Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City – COVID-19 Update (May 7, 2021) Location: Vietnam​ Due to heightened risk of COVID-19 in Vietnam, the Vietnamese Government is increasing restrictions on movement and calling for increased vigilance. Starting May 5, the Government of Vietnam instituted a 21-day quarantine period.  Please see ...
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HCMC Consular Section to Limit the Number of Appointments

Given the current COVID-19 situation in Vietnam, the Consular Section of the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City will limit the number of applicants and customers allowed to enter the U.S. Consulate General from Monday, May 10, 2021 to Friday, May 14, 2021.  Several American Citizen Services (ACS), Immigrant Visas (IV), and Nonimmigrant ...
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Typhoon Season and Storm Preparedness

Typhoon Season and Storm Preparedness – U.S. Embassy and U.S. Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City (May 6, 2021) Location: Vietnam Event:  Typhoon Season and Storm Preparedness in Vietnam The U.S. Embassy in Hanoi and Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City alert U.S. citizens to the risk of severe storms and typhoons that occur in ...
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United States Contributes to Advancing Vietnam’s Energy Sector

HANOI, April 28, 2021 — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) marked the completion of the five-year USAID Vietnam Low Emission Energy Program (V-LEEP) today. Through V-LEEP, MOIT and USAID worked together to enhance Vietnam’s capacity in developing long-term energy strategies, mobilize private investments for renewable energy, ...
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COVID-19 Safety Reminders

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy and U.S. Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City – COVID-19 Safety Reminders (April 28, 2021) Location: Vietnam Event: The U.S. Embassy in Hanoi and Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions in Vietnam and other locations worldwide.  The most current information regarding the impact of COVID-19 in Vietnam ...
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