Pre-arrival information


You may need a visa to enter Vietnam even for a short visit.

Citizens of the ASEAN countries, Belarus, Denmark, Germany, Finland, France, Italy, R. Korea, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, and UK may not need a visa for a short visit.

In case you need an assistance from the Organizers in applying for a visa, please contact the OMEG16 secretariat (

In some cases, it is possible to get a “visa on arrival” at the border checkpoint in a Vietnamese international airport (it is more safe to apply for it before your departure).


To be updated


Hanoi can be reached by air, train or bus/car.

If you arrive in Noi-Bai airport you can go to the city by the following ways:

  • You can take a taxi at a rate of about 300,000-350,000 VNĐ (about 14-15 USD) to go to any point in the city (by chance you may get a cheaper taxi) or
  • You can take an airport mini-bus (rate: 50,000 VNĐ) or an express bus (rate: 30,000 VNĐ) to definite points including those in the city downtown/center or
  • If you have no bulky luggage you can take a city bus (maybe, not very comfortable but cheap with a ticket of 8,000 VNĐ).

If you arrive by bus/car or train you get in the city and you can easily find a solution how to go to your hotel.


Ha Noi, Vietnam