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Guidance on Lao PDR entry-exist measure and relaxed measure in the country during the COVID-19 pandemic

Based on the feedback from the general public and based on the research and proposals of the Task Force to control and address the outbreak of Ivory-19 disease, the government has set measures to enter and leave Lao PDR and mitigate the country in the period of the outbreak. 1. Open all international checkpoints for the entry and exit of Lao citizens, foreigners, foreigners and stateless persons. 2. Allow citizens of countries with a visa waiver agreement (VISA) with the Lao PDR, bilaterally or unilaterally, to enter the Lao PDR without a visa (VISA). 3. Citizens of countries without a visa waiver agreement with Lao PDR can apply for a visa at the embassy, ​​consulate of the Lao PDR abroad or through the E-VISA system or apply for a visa (VISA) at an international checkpoint with a visa unit. 4. Lao citizens, aliens, foreigners and stateless persons 12 years of age or older who have not yet received the full-dose vaccine should be tested for hepatitis B-19 by rapid test (ATF) within 48 hours prior to departure. Once in Lao PDR, there will be no more Covid-19 tests at airports or at international border crossings by land or boat. Those who already have a full dose vaccine can enter Lao PDR normally without the need for a Covid-19 test from the country of origin and when traveling. Arrived in Lao PDR. 5. For foreigners who come to Lao PDR in case of infection with Covid-19 is responsible for the cost of self-treatment, which can use the services of public hospitals, private hospitals or self-care at the accommodation (Home Isolation) as specified in the word. Recommendations of the Ministry of Health. 6. Agree to allow the use of various types of vehicles into and out of the Lao PDR. Given to the Ministry of Civil Affairs, The Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Transport issued guidelines on the use of private vehicles, passengers and tourism in and out of Lao PDR in accordance with bilateral and multilateral agreements to which Lao PDR is a party. 7. Administrative Ministries, the local local agencies, the development of the tourism and availability of the activities of the economy, the service, the development of the economy and the development of the economy and improvement of the lives of the development of the Lao PDR. 8. Agree to open entertainment outlets and karaoke, but the relevant organizations must monitor the implementation of measures to prevent disease. Life-19 Strictly. 9. Assign the task force to prevent, control and resolve the Covid-19 outbreak in collaboration with the health sector to continue to monitor and monitor the outbreak of the new disease-19 species to ensure the prevention, control, diagnosis and treatment effectively and effectively. Also focus on organizing vaccinations to meet set targets.

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Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Document reference # #627/PMO
Issuing agency/parties
  • Prime Minister
  • English
  • Lao
Formal type of document Notice
Alternative/short title Lao PDR full reopening and relaxed measures from 9 May 2022.
Topics Pandemics

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Status Signed and in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date May 7, 2022
Effective/Enforced Date May 7, 2022
Publication reference Reopening_Laos,#627/PMO,07.05.2022.pdf.
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Task Force to Prevent, Control and Address Outbreaks of Covid-19.

Keywords COVID-19
Date uploaded May 9, 2022, 04:12 (UTC)
Date modified May 9, 2022, 04:23 (UTC)