Vietnam Immigration


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Vietnam offers another automatic visa extension until 30 Sep 2020

Announcement by Vietnam Immigration regarding the granting of permission for foreigners to remain in Vietnam dated 01 September 2020  Tourists who have come on DL visa, e-visa or visa waiver from 01 March 2020 are now “automatically extended residence permits” to 30 September 2020 and may exit Vietnam during the above period without having to carry out procedures for extending visa. (meaning if you leave Vietnam after your expiry date, but before...

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Automatic Visa Extension to 31 August 2020 for Foreigners on Covid-19 Pandemic

Announcement by Vietnam Immigration regarding the granting of permission for foreigners to remain in Vietnam dated 03 August 2020  Tourists who have come on DL visa, e-visa or visa waiver from 01 March 2020 are now “automatically extended residence permits” to 31 August 2020 and may exit Vietnam during the above period without having to carry out procedures for extending visa. (meaning if you leave Vietnam after your expiry date, but...

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Automatic Visa Extension to 31 July 2020 for Foreigners on Covid-19 Pandemic

Automatic Visa Extension to 31 July 2020 for Foreigners on Covid-19 Pandemic

Announcement by Vietnam Immigration regarding the granting of permission for foreigners to remain in Vietnam dated 30 June 2020  Tourists who have come on DL visa, e-visa or visa waiver from 01 March 2020 are now “automatically extended residence permits” to 31 July 2020 and may exit Vietnam during the above period without having to carry out procedures for extending visa. (meaning if you leave Vietnam after your expiry...

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Change about Vietnam tourist visa from 01 July 2020

Change about Vietnam Tourist Visa (DL) from 01 July 2020

According to Law No.51/2019/QH14, point a Clause 1 Article 13 provides the following: “The duration of temporary residence is equal to the duration of the visa; in case the visa has a DL category for a period of over 30 days and considered for extension of temporary residence as prescribed in Article 35 of this law.” The law clearly states that foreigners who enter Vietnam...

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Changes to Duration of Vietnam Temporary Residence Card from 01 July 2020

Changes to Duration of Vietnam Temporary Residence Card from 01 July 2020

One of new elements of Law no. 51/2019/QH14 is regarding the duration of temporary residence cards (“TRC”), particularly for TRC with symbols ĐT. Accordingly, TRC with symbols ĐT1 is valid for not more than 10 years, ĐT2 is valid for not more than 5 years, ĐT3 is valid for not more than 3 years. Current Law New Law Article 38. Duration of temporary residence cards...

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Changes to Visa Types for Foreign Investors from 01 July 2020

From 01 July 2020, Vietnamese authorities will implement new visa types for foreign investors into Vietnam, based on the value of the investment capital according to Law no. 51/2019/QH14. In addition, the new Law clarifies the visa status for foreign individuals, depending on their purpose in Vietnam, issuing specific types of visas such as LV1, LV2, DN1, and DN2. The new law also mentions to Electronic...

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Changes to visa purpose from 01 July 2020

Changes to Visa Purposes from 01 July 2020

There is a notable change related to visa purposes according to Law no. 51/2019/QH14 – amendments to a number of articles of Law on entry, exit, transit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam. In order to facilitate situations where foreign individuals enter Vietnam for the purpose of sightseeing/tourism, and then seek a visa conversion for other purposes, the Government supplemented Article 7, allowing the change of...

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Changes and amendments to the Immigration Law for foreigners in Vietnam

Key Changes and Amendments to the Immigration Law for Foreigners in Vietnam

According to Law no. 51/2019/QH14 which will come into force on 01 July 2020, there are some changes and amendments to the Immigration Law for foreigners in Vietnam. 1. The law now permits the changing of a visa purpose for foreign individuals under specific conditions without needing to leave and re-enter Vietnam. 2. Vietnamese authorities will implement new visa types for foreign investors into Vietnam,...

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Vietnam to grant E-visa to citizens from 80 countries from 01 July 2020

Vietnam to grant e-visa to citizens from 80 countries from July 1, 2020

The Government has issued e-visa to citizens from 80 countries since July 1, 2020, according to its latest Resolution No. 79/NQ-CP. No. ICAO COUNTRY 1. ARG Argentina 2. ARM Armenia 3. AZE Azerbaijan 4. IRL Ireland 5. ISL Iceland 6. AUT Austria 7. POL Poland 8. BLR Belarus 9. BEL Belgium 10. PRT Portugal 11. BIH Bosnia and Herzegovina 12. BRA Brazil 13. BRN Brunei...

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Law no. 51-2019-QH14 Amendments to a Number of Articles of Law on Entry, Exit, Transit and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam

Law No. 51/2019/QH14 – amendments to a number of articles of Law on entry, exit, transit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ——- SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM Independence – Freedom – Happiness —————- Law No. 51/2019/QH14 Hanoi, November 25, 2019 LAW AMENDMENTS TO A NUMBER OF ARTICLES OF LAW ON ENTRY, EXIT, TRANSIT AND RESIDENCE OF FOREIGNERS IN VIETNAM Pursuant to Constitutions of Socialist Republic of Vietnam; National Assembly promulgates Law on amendments to a number of Articles of Law on entry, exit, transit and...

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