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Saturday, August 13, 2022
Tags: foreigner
How overseas Vietnamese apply for a certificate of Vietnamese citizenship How overseas Vietnamese apply for a certificate of Vietnamese citizenship
Under Government Decree 16/2020/ND-CP dated February 3, 2020, detailing a number of articles of the Law on Vietnamese Citizenship, in order to obtain a certificate of Vietnamese citizenship, you have to file proofs of your Vietnamese citizenship as specified in Article 11 of the Law on Vietnamese Citizenship.
Ministry sets specific requirements for international visitors entering Vietnam Ministry sets specific requirements for international visitors entering Vietnam
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has adopted a plan to reopen the tourism sector in the new normal.
How to build foreign-owned farms in Vietnam How to build foreign-owned farms in Vietnam
Article 133.1 of the 2013 Land Law regarding use of agricultural land by organizations, overseas Vietnamese and foreign-invested enterprises stipulates: “Economic organizations, overseas Vietnamese and foreign-invested enterprises that wish to use land for agricultural production, forestry, aquaculture or salt making may be considered for land lease by the State for implementation of their investment projects.”
Birth registration together with inter-country parent and child recognition registration Birth registration together with inter-country parent and child recognition registration
Under Article 35.1 of the 2014 Law on Civil Status (the Law), the district-level People’s Committee of the locality where you or your girlfriend is residing is competent to make birth registration for your Vietnam-born son, for you are a foreigner and your girlfriend is a Vietnamese citizen.
HCM City to vaccinate foreigners against COVID-19 HCM City to vaccinate foreigners against COVID-19
Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Duong Anh Duc has agreed to conduct vaccination against COVID-19 for foreigners living, studying and working in the city, within its capacity and resources.
May wholly foreign-owned enterprises acquire land-use rights in Vietnam? May wholly foreign-owned enterprises acquire land-use rights in Vietnam?
Foreign enterprises, including enterprises with 100 percent of foreign capital, joint-venture companies, and Vietnamese enterprises which have their shares purchased by, or are merged with, or are acquired by foreign investors are eligible to use land in Vietnam.
How to receive a Vietnam-based inheritance from overseas ? How to receive a Vietnam-based inheritance from overseas ?
Vietnam’s law recognizes anyone’s will to bequeath his property as an inheritance to another person regardless of whether the heir is an overseas Vietnamese or a foreigner, as long as his will is lawfully made.
Freedom of movement in Vietnam in the context of COVID-19 pandemic Freedom of movement in Vietnam in the context of COVID-19 pandemic
Freedom of movement is among the fundamental rights under the 1966 International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) to which Vietnam has been a member state since 1982. Freedom of movement not only creates the premise for an individual to enjoy civil, political, and other economic, social and cultural rights, but also as a condition to promote the development of the economy and society of countries. Nonetheless, the right to freedom of movement is not absolute and can be subjected to restrictions in certain circumstances. The following article examines the regulations on restrictions on freedom of movement following the ICCPR and Vietnam’s law, and evaluates the practical implementation as well as the shortcomings of the restrictions amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Foreigners teaching foreign languages in Vietnam to be obliged to possess appropriate certificates Foreigners teaching foreign languages in Vietnam to be obliged to possess appropriate certificates
A foreign teacher wishing to teach his mother-tongue language in Vietnam would have to possess a college or higher degree and a certificate of being trained in teaching of such language.
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.

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