Practical Information

July 27, 2021. The spread of new variants of the coronavirus makes the situation in Vietnam and internationally more uncertain than ever. We are deeply sorry to announce the cancellation sine die of the “Vietnam” chapter of our conference “Climate Change in the Asia-Pacific region” which was to be held in Quy Nhon in October 2021.

We are still willing to gather the scientific community working on climate change in the Asia-Pacific region and will organize the conference when the situation will be back to normal.




In order to enhance the interaction and exchange, all participants are encouraged to be accommodated in the same hotel. ICISE usually makes the reservations at Seagull Hotel. Cost per person at Seagull 4* hotel (including room, breakfast and dinner served in the hotel, not included in the conference registration fee  ) for 6 days, from October 4th evening to October 10th noon :

  • $270 US for a shared twin room
  • $390 US for a single room.

Cost per additional day : $60 US for a double room and $85 US for a single room.

Registration for lodging purposes should be done when completing the online registration formPayment for lodging is not included in the conference registration fee and should be done upon arrival (cash, credit card or interbank transfer).

If you wish to book a bed in a single/double room at the Seagull hotel, please specify it in the online registration form before August 1st.
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The closest airport from ICISE is Quy Nhon airport (UIH). There are two main international airports in Vietnam : Hanoi (Noi Bai airport : HAN) and Ho Chi Minh City (Tan Son Nhat airport : SGN).
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Immigration / Visa

All participants do require a visa to visit Vietnam, except for few exemptions listed below.

Vietnam Visa exemption is granted to:

  • Citizens of Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Cambodia and Laos for visits of 30 days at the maximum.
  • Citizens of Philippines for visits of 21 days at the maximum.
  • Citizens of Japan, South Korea, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, Russia and Finland for visits of 15 days at the maximum.

This list is subject to change: please contact your nearest Vietnamese consulate to check.

If you apply for a tourist VISA, you may use the official website to get the E-visa. The time of processing is only 3 to 4 working days to get it. You just print out the approved E-visa and present it directly to the officer at the immigration desk.

If you plan to stay in Vietnam longer than a month, please either go to your nearest Vietnamese consulate or through the Internet (you will have to retrieve it on your arrival) at following websites:

This internet visa procedure is cheaper but it does take some time (~ 60 min) at the airport immigration office, depending on the queue. Do not forget to have with you 2 passport photos and USD in cash as required by the internet visa service.

To request invitation letters for visa applications, please contact Aimie Fong (

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