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Saturday, August 8, 2020
Tags: Transit and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam
Changes in visas for travel to border or coastal economic areas Changes in visas for travel to border or coastal economic areas
The Government has issued Decree No 75/2020/ND-CP with detailed regulations on adopting the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit, and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam, also known as Immigration Law 2019, which aims to attract foreign investment.
Presidential Office announces newly adopted laws Presidential Office announces newly adopted laws
The Presidential Office held a press conference in Hanoi on December 16 to announce the President’s order on the laws adopted at the recent eighth session of the 14th-tenure National Assembly.
Draft revisions to law on foreigners exit entry discussed at National Assembly Draft revisions to law on foreigners’ exit, entry discussed at National Assembly
A draft law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam was among several bills tabled for discussion on October 29, the 7th working day of the 8th session of the National Assembly.
Lawmakers approve continued pilot e-visa issuance for foreigners Lawmakers approve continued pilot e-visa issuance for foreigners
The National Assembly Standing Committee has decided to extend the pilot e-visa program for foreign visitors to Vietnam by another two years during its 28th session on October 15-17 in Hanoi.
Guarantee for foreigners to get Vietnamese visas regranted Guarantee for foreigners to get Vietnamese visas regranted
What should a foreigner temporarily residing in Vietnam do if he lost the papers for his residence in the country? Read the Article to find out.
Visa exemption for children of overseas Vietnamese Visa exemption for children of overseas Vietnamese
Overseas Vietnamese holding passports or international travel documents issued by foreign competent agencies and foreigners who are their spouses or children are eligible for visa exemption when they enter Vietnam.
Jurisdiction of Vietnamese courts to settle civil cases involving foreign elements Jurisdiction of Vietnamese courts to settle civil cases involving foreign elements
This article analyzes new provisions on the jurisdiction of Vietnamese courts to hear civil cases and matters involving foreign elements under the 2015 Civil Procedure Code regarding general jurisdiction, exclusive jurisdiction and cases in which the jurisdiction remains unchanged.
National Assembly approves pilot grant of e-visas for foreigners National Assembly approves pilot grant of e-visas for foreigners
The 14th National Assembly (NA) adopted a resolution on grant of e-visas on a pilot basis for foreigners entering Vietnam during its second session that concluded in Hanoi on November 23.
Overseas Vietnamese and families to enjoy visa exemption Overseas Vietnamese and families to enjoy visa exemption
From November 15, overseas Vietnamese and foreigners who are spouses or children of Vietnamese citizens or overseas Vietnamese will be exempted from visas when entering the country.
Revising criminal law to crack down on foreign swindlers Revising criminal law to crack down on foreign swindlers
Over the recent years, more and more cases of foreign swindlers have been reported throughout the country and in almost all of economic, cultural and social fields, especially import and export, investment, loan provision, capital raising and e-commerce. Though low in number compared to swindling cases involving local criminals, these cases have become more complicated in nature, scale and severity with serious consequences. This situation has made the fight against foreign swindlers in Vietnam imperative and the improvement of relevant legal bases for the fight urgent.

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