On arrival in Vietnam, you must complete white and blue duplicate arrival-departure forms. The blue copy is to be kept with your passport at all times. Hotels, guest houses and private hosts must register overnight guests with th local police and these blue forms are essential for this purpose.
Incoming visitors must also fill out duplicate yellow and white customs declaration forms. The yellow copy is to remain with your passport until departure. Do not lose it !
On the yellow and white Customs Forms you are expected to declare :
- Cameras, camcorders and other eletric equipments not for personal use.
- Currency over US$3,000.
- Jewellery not for personal use.
- Video tapes ( they may be kept for a few days and screened ).
Duty free allowances are 200 cigarettes, two litres of alcohol, perfume and jewellery for personal use.