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Official Gazette

Monday, September 23, 2019
Tags: temporary residence cards
Draft law facilitates visa issuance for foreigners Draft law facilitates visa issuance for foreigners
Foreign tourists who choose Phu Quoc island, Kien Giang province, as their only destination in Vietnam may stay in the island for at most 30 days without having to apply for a visa to enter the country.
Temporary residence cards for foreign children Temporary residence cards for foreign children
According to Article 10.1 of Government Decree 82 of September 24, 2015, prescribing visa exemption for overseas Vietnamese and foreigners who are spouses or children of overseas Vietnamese or Vietnamese citizens, a person entering Vietnam with a visa exemption paper will be granted by an immigration control unit a six-month temporary residence certificate for each entry.
Vietnams policies to lure foreign skilled workers Vietnam’s policies to lure foreign skilled workers
The fourth Industrial Revolution increases the demand for skilled workers, resulting in a shortage in the labor market. As the national education system is unable to satisfy the local demand, many countries around the world have adopted policies to attract foreign workers to offset the deficiency. This article analyzes Vietnam’s policies on attraction of foreign workers and proposes policy solutions to lure foreign scientists and technologists to work in the country.
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.
Official Gazette issues Nos 8-10 July 2016 introduced on October 10 2016 Official Gazette issues Nos 8-10 July 2016, introduced on October 10, 2016
Return of temporary residence cards upon termination of labor contracts Return of temporary residence cards upon termination of labor contracts
According to Vietnam's law, temporary residence cards granted to foreigners residing in the country for one year or more will be valid for between one year and three years, and their holders will be exempted from exit/re-entry visas during the term of validity of these cards.
Grant of permanent residence card Grant of permanent residence card
According to the Vietnamese law, a foreigner who has temporarily resided in Vietnam for at least three consecutive years and is guaranteed by his/her parent, spouse or child that is a Vietnamese citizen permanently residing in Vietnam will be granted a permanent residence permit.
Entry visas to be issued within five days Entry visas to be issued within five days
The Ministry of Public Security on July 6 issued Circular No. 31/2015/TT-BCA to guide the grant of visas, temporary residence cards, exit and entry permits and permanent residence status to foreigners.
Foreigner surety for family visit Foreigner surety for family visit
A temporary card holder may stand surety for his/her spouse and under-18 children to stay with him/her within the validity duration of his/her temporary residence card.
Decree No. 87/2014/ND-CP of September 22 2014 Decree No. 87/2014/ND-CP of September 22, 2014
On attraction of scientists and technologists who are overseas Vietnamese and foreign experts to participate in scientific and technological activities in Vietnam

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