A Message From The Australian Ambassador To Vietnam
The Australian Ambassador in Vietnam, HE Robyn Mudie, is sharing regular messages on our social media channels. You can view the latest videos on Facebook and Twitter. Don’t forget to follow us for the latest updates.
For Australians returning to Australia
Flights to Australia
- From 17 July, Cathay Pacific are flying from Ho Chi Minh City to both Sydney and Melbourne via Hong Kong. Tickets are available for purchase online via the Cathay Pacific website www.cathaypacific.com.
- Flights to Sydney operate twice a week every Wednesday and Sunday.
- Flights to Melbourne operate twice a week every Wednesday and Friday.
- From 3 July, Qatar Airways are flying three times per week from Ho Chi Minh City to Doha with onward connections to Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth.
- On 17 July, EVA Air is flying from Ho Chi Minh City to Brisbane via Taipei.
Entry into Australia
- Only Australian citizens, permanent residents and immediate family members can travel to Australia.
- Anyone who is not an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or immediate family member of an Australian citizen will need to apply for and be granted an exemption to enter Australia. Without a granted exemption, you will be denied boarding at the airport
- To apply for an exemption please visit
For further information please see:
- English: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/coming-australia
- Vietnamese: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/covid-19/Documents/vietnamese/covid-19-coming-vietnamese.pdf
Quarantine in Australia
- All travellers arriving in Australia must undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine in their city of arrival, regardless of their final destination.
- This will be organised by the Australian Border Force and the relevant state Government on your arrival.
- After you have completed your 14-day quarantine you will be free to travel onto your final destination.
If you are an Australia citizen or Permanent Resident in Vietnam, you can register with the Australian Consulate-General to receive updates on flights to return home. To register please email the following details for each traveller to [email protected]:
- Full Name
- Date of Birth
- Passport number
- Contact number
- Current location in Vietnam
For Australians needing consular assistance
If you need consular assistance please contact us at (+84 28) 3521 8100 or [email protected].
If you need emergency consular assistance outside of normal business hours, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Consular Emergency Centre (CEC) in Canberra is there to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on +61 2 6261 3305 (international call charges apply).
The CEC is also an advisory line for concerned family members in Australia and can be called on 1300 555 135 (for the cost of a local call within Australia).
For Australians travelling in Vietnam
Australia’s travel advice website, Smartraveller, contains up to date information on the novel coronavirus outbreak and its impact on travel to Vietnam. Help us help you be prepared and informed by subscribing by email or to the new SMS service to receive critical alerts.
Visas and Migration
Novel coronavirus and Australian visas
The Australian government has announced measures to ensure the health, safety and well-being of the Australian community, including implementing travel restrictions. Visa applicants and travellers should view the latest information available on the Department of Home Affairs website.
We strongly encourage you to apply online for any visas to Australia.
Did you know, online visa applications are assessed several weeks faster than a paper application?
More information about Visa and Migration for clients in Vietnam.