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Friday, April 28, 2017
Import of used motorcycles into Vietnam Import of used motorcycles into Vietnam
This article provides tax and customs procedures for a foreigner working in Vietnam who wishes to import his/her motorcycle into Vietnam for personal movement purpose.
How to apply for e-visas How to apply for e-visas
This article provides a foreigner with guidance on conditions and procedures for him to obtain an e-visa for entry into Vietnam.
Temporary residence cards for foreign lawyers Temporary residence cards for foreign lawyers
According to Vietnamese law, a foreign lawyer wishing to practice law and bear a temporary residence card in Vietnam must obtain a license for practicing law in Vietnam but is not required to have a work permit.
Parental responsibility after divorce Parental responsibility after divorce
According to Vietnamese law, a child who is conceived by the wife during marriage or is born within 300 days after the court’s judgment or ruling on divorce of his/her parents becomes legally effective is the common child of the divorced couple.
Health insurance cards for foreigners in Vietnam Health insurance cards for foreigners in Vietnam
This article provides procedures for a foreigner permanently residing in Vietnam and currently working for a Vietnamese company to obtain a health insurance card so as to get insurance-covered medical examination and treatment in Vietnamese hospitals.
Import of goods for trading in Vietnam: procedures for foreign and Vietnam-based merchants Import of goods for trading in Vietnam: procedures for foreign and Vietnam-based merchants
Enterprises established in accordance with the Vietnamese law have the right to import and export goods regardless of their registered business lines, except goods on the list of goods banned from import or suspended from import.
Re-grant of passports and Vietnamese visas to foreigners Re-grant of passports and Vietnamese visas to foreigners
If you are a foreigner bearing a foreign passport and on a visit to Vietnam. Here is what you need to know if your passport and visa are lost.
Enrolling your child in Vietnamese school Enrolling your child in Vietnamese school
If you are a foreigner residing in Vietnam and wishing to enroll your child in a local school, here is what you need to know.
How to adopt a stepchild How to adopt a stepchild
According to the Vietnamese law, both the adopting person and the to-be-adopted child must satisfy the requirements on adoption.
Inheritance by foreigners in Vietnam Inheritance by foreigners in Vietnam
A new provision of the 2014 Housing Law also allows foreigners to, apart from inheriting the estate, undersign the land use right certificates. This provision aims to help heirs who are overseas Vietnamese or foreigners legally become holders of inherited land use and house ownership rights.

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