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Friday, September 18, 2020
Tags: temporary residence
Visas for foreigners entering Vietnam via border-gate or coastal economic zones Visas for foreigners entering Vietnam via border-gate or coastal economic zones
According to Government Decree 75/2020/ND-CP dated July 1, 2020, detailing the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit, and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam, a foreigner who enjoys visa exemption for entering a Vietnamese border-gate or coastal economic zone must be invited or guaranteed by a Vietnamese organization or individual in applying for Vietnam visa at an immigration authority if wishing to travel to other localities in Vietnam.
Revised Law on Foreigners Entry in Exit from Transit through and Residence in Vietnam Revised Law on Foreigners’ Entry in, Exit from, Transit through and Residence in Vietnam
The Law Revising a Number of Articles of the Law on Foreigners’ Entry in, Exit from, Transit through and Residence in Vietnam was passed on November 25 last year. It adds three new articles to and revises 17 articles of the 2014 version.
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.
Management of citizen residence to be digitalized Management of citizen residence to be digitalized
From 2021, citizens would no longer need household registration books or temporary residence books to conduct legal transactions, according to the latest draft of the revised law on residence designed by the Ministry of Public Security.
NA deputies discuss Law on Residency NA deputies discuss Law on Residency
Members of the National Assembly on Saturday had an online discussion on the piloting of the urban administration model in Da Nang, and a report on the revised law on residence.
New Law on Entry and Exit of Vietnamese Citizensnbsp;available on Official Gazette issues Nos. 130-132 of 2019 New Law on Entry and Exit of Vietnamese Citizens available on Official Gazette issues Nos. 130-132 of 2019
With many new provisions, the new Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens, available on Official Gazette issues Nos. 130-132 of 2019, is expected to facilitate and better control the exit and entry of Vietnamese nationals.
Temporary residence extended for foreigners unable to exit due to COVID-19 Temporary residence extended for foreigners unable to exit due to COVID-19
Vietnam has decided to extend temporary residence permit for foreigners who are currently in the country and unable to leave because of travel restrictions or quarantine order related to COVID-19, according to the Immigration Department under the Ministry of Public Security.
How to shape a legal framework for the condotel market How to shape a legal framework for the condotel market
The case of Cocobay stirs concerns about the future of condotel complexes, a type of property projects which has been mushrooming all over the country in the past few years. It also gives rise to an urgent need to shape a legal framework for condotel development, ownership and management which would facilitate the operation of real estate developers and investors as well as state management work of authorities.
Inter-country marriage registration Inter-country marriage registration
Article 37 of the 2014 Law on Civil Status prescribes that from January 1, 2016, the registration of marriages between Vietnamese citizens and foreigners falls within the competence of district-level People’s Committees of localities where Vietnamese citizens reside.
Expat naturalization permanent residence in Vietnam Expat naturalization, permanent residence in Vietnam
In order to reside permanently in Vietnam and be eligible for naturalization in Vietnam, a foreign expat must apply for a permanent residence card, which has the same validity duration as a visa.

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