Cambodianvisa. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on July 4 approved the content of a draft agreement on visa exemption for holders of general passport between the Vietnamese and Cambodian government. According to the Government website, The PM entrusted the Foreign Ministry with the negotiation and signing of the agreement with the Cambodian government. At the fourth conference on cooperation and development between border provinces of Vietnam and Cambodia in Preak Sihanouk city, Cambodia on Feb. 28, 3008, the two sides agreed to launch as soon as possible negotiations for the signing of the agreement on visa exemption for holders of general passports. Source: VNA … [Read more...] about PM approves draft agreement on Vietnam-Cambodia visa exemption
Cambodia visa at vietnam border
India grants visa at border gates for Vietnamese visitors Dao Loan By Dao Loan - The Saigon Times Daily HCMC – Vietnamese passport holders who visit India for tourism, medical treatment and business purposes, can get visa on arrival at nine major border gates in that country. The new visa policy applies to visitors from Vietnam and other countries, including the United States, Australia, Brazil, Russia, South Korea, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. Visitors are allowed to stay in India within 30 days and exit at Delhi, Goa, Kochi, and Mumbai & Thiruvananthapuram and other border gates. To benefit from the visa policy, foreigners should have passports valid for at least six months, return air-tickets to India, and make online registrations at www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.html. The fee for this visa is US$60, which is higher than that for applications at the embassy of India. Many travel firms have hailed the policy as it facilitates Vietnamese travelers’ trips … [Read more...] about India grants visa at border gates for Vietnamese visitors
The Vietnam-Cambodia visa exemption for ordinary passport holders which comes into effect today will create more opportunity for tourism, local travel agents say. The director of Lua Viet Company Nguyen Van My said the pact will encourage more Vietnamese to travel to Cambodia. … [Read more...] about Vietnam-Cambodia visa exemption likely to boost tourism
Vietnam and Cambodia on Tuesday inked an agreement to this effect during the Vietnam visit by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen. The majority of local visitors travel to the neighboring country via Moc Bai border gate in the southern province of Tay Ninh for trips to Phnom Penh and Siem Reap during four to five days, and each of them is now charged a visa fee of between US$20 and US$25. Ta Thi Cam Vinh, head of Ben Thanh Tourist's outbound department, which is arranging tours for around 2,000 Vietnam travelers to Cambodia this year, showed her happiness at the new agreement. "The number of the guests will increase if tourists can travel to the country without visa," she said. The number of travelers to Cambodia via her company this year is expected to increase by 100%. "We think that we will combine with some Cambodian partners to launch a promotion program for Vietnam travelers on the occasion (of visa requirement being abolished)," Vinh said. Many travelers have complained … [Read more...] about Tour operators laud Cambodia visa exemption pact
Dear Santa,I wonder how you manage to get into Vietnam. Do you use a visa on arrival, booked by your elves? Or did the said elves have to wait in line at a consulate, pay the money and come back two days later? And since you’re on the job, how do you get your work permit so quickly?Mind you, Santa, you can get the visa faster in Cambodia than in Malaysia. Singapore is the most expensive embassy I’ve visited so far and the Australian Consulate has the smallest waiting area. Good thing you don’t have to travel overland, Moc Bai Border Gate is suffocating in the heat with nowhere to sit while waiting and Lao Bao Border Gate is a nice walk down the hill and back again from where the bus stops.And there’s no food stalls for reindeer, poor things.I wonder if customs will try to stop you at the border for sack inspection, ask for a detailed list of goods and recommend a good broker on your behalf when you’re accused of bringing in second-hand goods. Good … [Read more...] about Eek! Santa’s coming to Vietnam!