Under Decree No. 31/2014/ND-CP of April 18, detailing a number of articles of and providing measures to implement the Residence Law, from June 15, a citizen who temporarily resides and owns a lawful house in a city; and has temporarily resided in a city for one year or more (in case he wishes to obtain permanent residence registration in a rural district or town of the city) or two years or more (in case he wishes to obtain permanent residence registration in an urban district) may be entitled to permanent residence registration in the city.
Particularly, persons wishing to have permanent residence registration in the inner districts of Hanoi will have to comply with Clause 4, Article 19 of the Law on Capital City and guiding documents.
The new regulation specifies five cases ineligible for permanent residence registration, including residence in a construction-restricted or -banned areas; illegal encroachment of technical infrastructure, classified historical-cultural relic protection areas; residence in land areas for which resettlement plans and ground clearance compensations have been made or subject to unsettled disputes; residence in houses foreclosed for judgment enforcement or confiscated under decisions of competent authorities; residence in houses subject to dismantlement under decisions of competent authorities.
Within 12 months after moving to new places of residence, representatives of households have to complete permanent residence registration procedures.
Within 60 days after a child’s birth is registered, his/her parents or family representative, to-be guardian, caretaker or fosterer have to make permanent residence registration for him/her.-