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

Changes to Duration of Vietnam Temporary Residence Card from 01 July 2020
01 Jun 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
1. The duration of a temporary residence card is at least 30 days shorter than the remaining duration of the passport.
2. The duration of a NG3, LV1, LV2, ĐT or DH temporary residence card shall not exceed 5 years.
3. The duration of a NN1, NN2, TT temporary residence card shall not exceed 3 years.
4. The duration of a LĐ or PV1 temporary residence card shall not exceed 2 years.
5. Expired temporary residence cards are considered for granting new cards.

Article 38. Duration of temporary residence card
1. The validity of temporary residence cards is shorter than the remaining validity of the passport by at least 30 days.
2. Temporary residence card with the symbol ĐT1 is valid for not more than 10 years.
3. Temporary residence cards with symbols NG3, LV1, LV2, LS, ĐT2 and DH are valid for not more than 5 years.
4. Temporary residence cards with symbols NN1, NN2, ĐT3, TT are valid for not more than 3 years.
5. Temporary residence cards with symbols LĐ1, LĐ2 and PV1 are valid for not more than 2 years.
6. Expired temporary residence cards are considered for granting new cards.

 

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