Citizens of the ASEAN countries, Russia, P.R. China, R. Korea, Japan, Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Spain may not require visa for short visit. Your passport should be valid for 6 months. More information on Vietnam visa exemption can be found here. If you are not sure, please inquire at a Vietnamese consulate.
In case you need a visa, please complete the VISA FORM and return it to the Secretariat at least 3 weeks before your arrival date. The organizers should request a visa for you in the Immigration Department in Hanoi.
After we get your visa approval document issued by Immigration Department (the usual processing time is one week), we will send you a scan of this document by email. You would need to bring this document to a Vietnamese consulate of your choice and submit it with a visa application in order to get the visa stamped on your passport.
In some cases, it is possible to get a "visa on arrival", that is a visa to be picked up at the border checkpoint at a Vietnamese international airport.
To be updated.
Travelers may come to Dong Hoi by road transport, train or airplane. Dong Hoi has a domestic airport, the Dong Hoi Airport (VDH). International travelers may have flight connections in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh city.
As given in March 2019, the schedules of daily flights operated by Vietnam Airlines between Ha Noi (HAN) or Ho Chi Minh (SGN) and Dong Hoi (VDH) for July and August are:
The conference venue is about 6 km from Dong Hoi airport.