VISA & TRAVEL INFORMATION
Foreign nationals may be required to acquire visas before entry into Vietnam. The general guidelines and requirements for entry of temporary visitors to Vietnam are available from the Department of Foreign Affairs website (Click Here for Vietnam Visa Information or access the MOFA website https://visa.mofa.gov.vn/). Check the list of nationalities who do not require visas to enter Vietnam (http://lanhsuvietnam.gov.vn/).
If you require a visa, please email the ICBB6 secretariat (email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org) a copy of your passport, which should be valid for at least 6 months beyond your departure date. A letter of invitation will be provided by the institute if necessary.
The main airport Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) in Ho Chi Minh City is about 190 km away from the Conference Venue. Representatives of the ICBB6 Local Organizing Committees will be at the airport to receive and guide the participants and the SGN International Organization Desk will also be available for assistance.
Participants can choose the Cantho International Airport as an alternative destination via transit through Don Mueang International Airport – Thailand (open May 2019), Kuala Lumpur International Airport – Malaysia (open April 2019), Noi Bai International Airport – Ha Noi – Vietnam, and Da Nang International Airport – Vietnam. Cantho Airport is about 10 km away from the Conference Venue.
Transportation from the Tan Son Nhat airport to Cantho City, the center of the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, will be from 3 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours depending on traffic. Transportation from Cantho Airport to the Conference Venue takes about 20-30 minutes. Transportation to and from Tan Son Nhat and Cantho Airports will be arranged upon receipt of the arrival and departure flight details from the participants. In case you miss our arrangement, there are other options for your transportation:
- Grab car with apps
- Viet-Go car with apps (same as Grab)
- Public transportation