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Official Gazette

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Tags: foreigners
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.
Conditions for naturalization in Vietnam Conditions for naturalization in Vietnam
This Article provides conditions for foreigners who are children of Vietnamese citizens to be naturalized in Vietnam, as well as procedures for filing and processing of dossiers of application for Vietnamese citizenship.
Official Gazette issues Nos 21-24/2020 published on June 01 2020 Official Gazette issues Nos 21-24/2020, published on June 01, 2020
Vietnam approves a list of countries applicable for e-visa Vietnam approves a list of countries applicable for e-visa
From the beginning of July, residents from a number of countries worldwide will be allowed to enter Vietnam using e-visas. The Government also revealed a list of border gates and airports that will accept electronic entry.
Draft law permits the use of foreign drivers licenses in Vietnam Draft law permits the use of foreign driver’s licenses in Vietnam
Foreign drivers might use driver’s licenses granted by their home countries when joining road traffic in Vietnam, according to a draft revised law on road traffic proposed by the Ministry of Transport.
Foreigners stuck in country due to COVID-19 can stay until June 30 Foreigners stuck in country due to COVID-19 can stay until June 30
Foreigners entering the country under visa waiver programs, e-visas or tourism visas after March 1 will be automatically given stay permit extension until June 30 free of charge.
Domestic enterprises need protection from takeovers: experts Domestic enterprises need protection from takeovers: experts
Vietnamese businesses reeling under financial stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic have become vulnerable to foreign takeovers and need the Government’s support, according to experts.
Ho Chi Minh City - a smart megacity of modern times Ho Chi Minh City - a smart megacity of modern times
HCMC is to date home to 16 industrial parks and three export processing zones, occupying a total area of 4,530 ha, plus the Sai Gon Hi-Tech Park and the 43-ha Quang Trung Software City.
Article 59 of Tourism Law: Some thoughts on tour guides and their impact in Vietnam
Article 59 of Tourism Law: Some thoughts on tour guides and their impact in Vietnam
According to recent research, tourists who use the services of a tour guide exhibit higher levels of satisfaction with their tourist experience and are far more likely to return to the destination, particularly in the case of cultural and urban tourism. Should we not ensure then, for Vietnam’s tour guides to be the best they can be?
MIT proposes using e-authentication in e-administrative transactions MIT proposes using e-authentication in e-administrative transactions
E-identity and e-authentication would be used in online public administrative services provided by state agencies for organizations and individuals based on the user-centered principle and the sharing of identification information among various systems.

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