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Official Gazette

Friday, January 27, 2023
Tags: Immigration Department
Can foreigners register e-ID accounts in Vietnam? Can foreigners register e-ID accounts in Vietnam?
According to Government Decree 59/2022/ND-CP dated September 5, 2022, providing electronic identification and authentication, foreign residents in Vietnam who are aged full 14 years or older are entitled to apply for e-ID accounts. Those who are aged under 14 years or currently under guardianship may be registered into e-ID accounts of their parents or guardians.
Immigration Department gives advice to foreign e-visa applicants Immigration Department gives advice to foreign e-visa applicants
Foreigners who are seeking e-visas should search for information in advance and access the right website, the Immigration Department under the Ministry of Public Security said on October 25.
More preferences to be provided for APEC cardholders More preferences to be provided for APEC cardholders
The validity period of an APEC Business Travel Card issued by Vietnam would increase to five years from the current three years as provided in Prime Minister Decision 45 of 2006.
E-visa system for 80 countries back online: Foreign ministry E-visa system for 80 countries back online: Foreign ministry
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed on March 17 that the e-visa system, available to citizens of 80 countries, is now in operation again as the country fully reopened to international tourists from March 15, 2022.
Immigration Department issues relaxed entry protocols for foreign nationals overseas Vietnamese Immigration Department issues relaxed entry protocols for foreign nationals, overseas Vietnamese
The Immigration Department of Vietnam has announced new policies on easing entry procedures for foreigners and overseas Vietnamese as well as their family members with valid visas or visa exemptions.
Vietnam to discontinue automatic stay extension for foreigners as intl flights resume Vietnam to discontinue automatic stay extension for foreigners as int'l flights resume
Vietnam will discontinue automatic stay extension for foreign nationals in the country starting January 15, as the country tentatively reopens its borders, according to a notice from Immigration Department.
Documents required for foreigners when traveling on domestic flights Documents required for foreigners when traveling on domestic flights
The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam has announced its new requirements for documents when foreigners are travelling on domestic flights.
How to change name on Vietnamese passport How to change name on Vietnamese passport
As per the Vietnamese Civil Code, an individual has the right to change his/her family name to his/her spouse’s in the marriage and family relations involving foreign elements in accordance with law of the country in which the foreign spouse is a citizen or retrieves his/her family name before the change.
Exit postponement under Vietnams criminal procedure Law Exit postponement under Vietnam’s criminal procedure Law
As defined in the 2015 Criminal Procedure Code, exit postponement is a deterrent measure in criminal procedure that may be imposed on persons against whom denunciations or criminal case initiation proposals are made, the accused or defendants when there are sufficient valid grounds (to believe that they have committed an offense) in order to prevent them from leaving the country for a given period of time while their criminal case initiation, investigation, prosecution or trial are carried out.
Free stay permit waivers extended until November 30 Free stay permit waivers extended until November 30
The Immigration Department will extend its visa waiver program for another month, officials have announced.

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