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Monday, October 18, 2021
Tags: permanent residence
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.
Law on Residence Law on Residence
The 2020 Law on Residence provides the exercise of the right to freedom of residence of Vietnamese citizens in Vietnam’s territory and residence registration and management.
An overall look at Vietnams election law An overall look at Vietnam’s election law
Election constitutes a fundamental, sacred and noble right of the people in the modern world today, reflecting the degree of state democracy, social consensus as well as political, legal and cultural identities of each nation. On the occasion of the upcoming election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and all-level People’s Councils, the 2021-26 tenure, let’s take an overall look at Vietnam’s current election law.
Glossary of the 2020 Enterprise Law Glossary of the 2020 Enterprise Law
Over half of public services to be provided on National Public Service Portal Over half of public services to be provided on National Public Service Portal
The Prime Minister on March 22 issued a decision approving a list of 55 online public services that need to be provided on the National Public Service Portal in 2021.
New requirements on information disclosure on securities market New requirements on information disclosure on securities market
From January 1, 2021, entities obliged to perform information disclosure include public companies; bond issuers; institutions carrying out initial public offering (IPO); corporate bond-listing institutions; securities companies and securities investment fund management companies; Vietnam-based branches of overseas securities companies and investment funds; Vietnam-based representative offices of foreign securities companies and fund management companies; and public funds and public securities investment companies, among others.
Permanent residence of stateless persons in Vietnam Permanent residence of stateless persons in Vietnam
I’m a stateless person currently renting a house in Vietnam for temporary residence. Am I entitled to register for permanent residence in the and if I am, what are conditions and procedures for my permanent residence registration?
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.
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.

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