- Antiques cannot be taken out of the country.
- Video tapes cannot be taken out of the country unless there is a certificate showing they have been checked in advance.
- A certificate is required when taking out USD$5,000 equivalent or more.
When departing from Hanoi (Noi Bai) International Airport, please note that one gas lighter, oil lighter or small box of match per passenger can be carried on board as cabin items.
Depending on your purpose of stay and nationality, a visa may be required, so please check in advance.
If you need to apply for a visa
Vietnam visa exemption for Japanese passport holders
After collecting your checked baggage, please proceed to the Customs counter. Passengers with items to declare must complete a customs declaration form and hand it to a customs official along with their passport. If there are any omissions on the form, you may be questioned by the official. Please be aware that checks on precious metals, cameras, and videos are particularly strict. All baggage will be X-rayed. If you are making a foreign currency declaration, please accurately record the currency type and amount (only required if you have US$5,000 equivalent or more, including gold, silver, precious stones, etc.). Communications equipment cannot be brought in without obtaining prior permission from the Vietnam Ministry of Information and Communications .
Prior reservation is necessary if you wish to bring your pet, as the transportation environment within the aircraft needs to be prepared.
Please also be sure to check with the embassy or quarantine station at your destination for animal quarantine information such as import restrictions and required documentation.
・It is possible to use travelers' checks and some credit cards in large hotels and restaurants.
・【Transfers】Customers who are connecting to Domestic terminal(Terminal 1), Airport complimentary shuttle bus service(NIA shuttle bus) is available.
Check-in opens from 3 hours to 50 minutes prior to departure.
Please check in at the check-in counter for your airline.
Please show your passport and boarding pass.
After undergoing a body check and having your baggage X-rayed, please make your way to the departures lobby.
Please show your passport and boarding pass to an official. Similar to arrival in the country, checks upon departure are strict, and baggage will be X-rayed by an official behind the check-in counter. It is not a problem if the amount of foreign currency you are taking out of the country is within the declared amount.