INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN VISITORS PROCEDURES IN VIETNAM

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/INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN VISITORS PROCEDURES IN VIETNAM

In recent years, Vietnam has been an extremely attractive destination for foreign visitors. Below is a summary of how to apply for a visa to enter Vietnam


INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN VISITORS PROCEDURES IN VIETNAM
The order of execution:

Step 1: Prepare documents as prescribed by law.

Step 2: Filing:

1. Vietnamese agencies, organizations, Vietnamese citizens and foreigners lawfully residing in Vietnam, shall submit dossiers to one of the three working offices of the Exit and Entry Management Department - Ministry of Public Security:
          a) 44-46 Tran Phu, Ba Dinh, Hanoi.
          b) 254 Nguyen Trai, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
          c) 7 Tran Quy Cap, Da Nang City
          2. Officials receive documents to check the legality and contents of documents:
          + If it is complete, valid, then receive the documents, print and hand the receipts, set the date for returning the results.
          + If the application is not valid, the officer who receives the dossier will instruct the submitter to supplement the application file in full.
          * Application time: from Monday to Saturday every week (except Tet, holidays and Sundays).

Step 3: Get results:
         a) Persons who come to receive the results shall receive a receipt, identity card or passport for the staff to return the results of the examination and comparison, and if the results are available, request the person to receive the results of the fee payment and sign the receipt.
          b) Time: From Monday to Friday weekly (except Tet, holidays and Saturday and Sunday).

How to do it: Directly at the office of the Immigration Department, Ministry of Public Security.

Composition of number of records:

          + Composition of documents: Declaration for grant, supplement, visa adjustment and temporary residence extension (form NA5).
          + Number of files: 01 (one) set.

Processing time: Within 5 working days from the date of receipt of complete application file.

Subjects of implementation: Agencies, organizations and foreigners legally residing in Vietnam.

Implementing agency: Immigration Department

Results of implementing administrative procedures: issuing visas to foreigners and Vietnamese passport holders abroad.

Fees:

          + Issuing a valid visa once: 45 USD

          + Granting a valid visa: Less than 01 month: 65 USD Valid under 06 months: 95 USD Valid from 06 months or more: 135 USD

          + Transfers the value of visa, temporary residence from old passport which has expired to the new passport: 15 USD

Name of application form, declaration form: Declaration for grant, supplement, visa adjustment, temporary residence extension (form NA5).

Requirements and conditions for implementation:

          1. Agencies and organizations requesting the grant, supplement and amendment of visas, temporary residence extension for foreigners and Vietnamese carrying foreign passports have dossiers to prove their legal status at the Management Department. Immigration - Ministry of Public Security in accordance with Law No. 47/2014 / QH13, dated 16/6/2014.

          2. Foreigners and Vietnamese who hold foreign passports have a valid passport, have a visa (except for visa exemption), and a temporary residence certificate issued by a Vietnamese competent authority, residing in Vietnam and not "have not been allowed to enter Vietnam" or are not subject to "temporary suspension of exit".

          3. Vietnamese citizens who request the grant, supplement and amendment of visas and temporary residence extension for foreigners and Vietnamese passport holders must have the father, mother, wife, husband and child relationship. with foreigners, Vietnamese people holding foreign passports (presenting proof of relationship).

Legal basis:

+ Law on entry, exit, transit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam (Law No. 47/2014 / QH13, June 16, 2014).

+ Circular No. 04/2015 / TT-BCA, dated January 5, 2015 of the Ministry of Public Security regulating samples of documents related to entry, exit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam.

+ Circular No. 66/2009 / TT-BTC, dated March 30, 2009 of the Ministry of Finance prescribing the regime of collection, remittance, management and use of fees for granting passports, visas and immigration documents, exit, transit and reside in Vietnam.
+ Circular No. 190/2012 / TT-BTC, dated November 9, 2012 of the Ministry of Finance amending and supplementing the Circular No. 66/2009 / TT-BTC, dated March 30, 2009 of the Ministry of Finance regulating regime of collection, remittance, management and use of fees for granting passports, visas, papers on entry, exit, transit and residence in Vietnam.
+ Circular No. 31/2015 / TT-BCA, dated July 6, 2015 of the Ministry of Public Security, guiding a number of contents on visa issuance, temporary residence card issuance, entry and exit permits, settlement of permanent residence for foreigners in Vietnam.

+ Circular No. 219/2016 / TT-BTC, dated November 10, 2016 of the Ministry of Finance regulating the rates, the regime of collection, remittance, management and use of fees and charges in the field of exit and entry , transit, residence in Vietnam.

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