VISA support and Money exchange


People from Japan, Korea, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Philippine do not need a visa to Vietnam.
People holding an official passport from Argentina, Azerbaijan, Albania, Algeria, India, Belarus, Bulgaria, China, Chile, Cuba, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Dominica, Ecuador, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Morocco, Mexico, Moldova, Myanmar, Mozambique, Russia, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Romania, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Ukraine, Venezuela, Uruguay also do not need visa to Vietnam.

A visa is required for other overseas participants to visit Vietnam. In order to apply for the visa, you and your accompanying just need to fill a visa application form (available on the website of the conference) and send by email to the Secretariat on time. The Local Organizing Committee will process your visa application in Hanoi and send you a letter with an issued number with which you will be able to obtain the Visa at the Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate in your country with some charge.

Visa support:

Visa support will be given only to those whose papers are accepted for paper/poster presentations.
For information about Vietnamese visas, please visit:

or :
We will send (email) the invitation letter to you. Upon receiving the invitation, please contact the nearest Vietnamese Consulate/Embassy.

Money exchange:

Vietnamese Dong (VND) is preferred in Vietnam. You can change into Vietnamese Dong by USD, Euro, Japanese Yen at the airports, hotels or banks. Credit Cards (VISA, MASTER, American Express) are only welcome in grand hotels or department stores..

Exchange rates: Vary frequently. At this moment, they are approximately

  • 1 USD = 21,276 VND
  • 1 Euro = 27,817 VND
  • 1 JP Yen = 214 VND


The weather at the middle of September in Hanoi is normally: clear, no rain and temperature of about 20-28°C.


  • Flights to Hanoi. Please contact your travel agency for the flight reservation as soon as possible.
  • Students should send to the secretariat their completed registration form together with a copy of student card by Email.