The flow of foreigners who enter and leave Vietnam has been dramatically increasing these years. At the same time, polices of Vietnamese provinces have instructed local companies and entrepreneurs to tighten the management of entry, exit, transit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam. Temporary Residence Card is an essential element to warrant foreigners living in Vietnam without violating Vietnam regulations. Foreign investors, stockholders, family members, etc. can be granted Temporary Residence Card with different terms on a case by case basis. Foreigners who want to understand fully how to apply Temporary Residence Card in Vietnam, the article below might be helpful for you.
REQUIREMENTS OF TEMPORARY RESIDENCE CARD IN VIETNAM
Temporary Residence Card is pretty suitable for foreign residents in Vietnam owing to the fact that they will not need to issue Vietnam visa or Vietnam visa extension over and over again, which costs much time and money. However, foreigners intending to apply for Temporary Residence Card in Vietnam must meet the following requirements first:
- Members of a limited liable company with 02 members or more
- Owner of a one-member limited liability company
- Members in the Board of a joint-stock company
- Foreign lawyers who have been licensed by Ministry of Justice to practice law in Vietnam as stipulated by law
- Foreigners possessing Vietnam work permit
- Foreigners working or studying in national programs and projects signed between the ministries and approved by the government
- Family members (father, mother, wife, husband, children under 18 of the granting Temporary Residence Card person in Vietnam).
HOW TO APPLY TEMPORARY RESIDENCE CARD IN VIETNAM
After fulfilling requirements above, foreigners will be able to jump to the procedure of applying for Temporary Residence Card in Vietnam. The whole process will be performed as below:
Step 1: Prepare relevant documents in accordance with Vietnam regulations, including:
- A valid and suitable Vietnam visa (LĐ or DN);
- Notarized copy of Vietnam work permit;
- Notarized copy of legal entity profile of guaranteed bodies, organizations/ enterprises which asked for the issuance of Temporary Residence Card, and under specific circumstances.
- Request form for Temporary Residence Card;
- Declaration of foreign applicant’s information;
- 02 passport-sized photos;
- Original passport;
- Proof of residence registration by local police department
Step 2: Submit temporary residence card dossier to the nearest office of the Immigration Department – Ministry of Public Security. The application submission time is from Monday -Saturday every week (except for holidays).
Note: NG3 Temporary Residence Card must be submitted to the competent authority of the Ministry of Affairs.
Step 3: Receive result after 5-7 working days from the date of receiving dossier. The applicant must bring the receipt, personal paper, and application fee to the temporary residence card provider.
Due to this quite complicated procedure, visa5s feels pleasure to assist you the whole procedure of Temporary Residence Card obtainment. Should you have any further concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.
OTHER INFORMATION RELATED TO VIETNAM’S WORK PERMIT, VISAS AND TEMPORARY RESIDENCE CARD
- How To Apply Work Permit In Viet Nam
- How To Apply Work Permit Extension
- How To Apply For Vietnam Visa On Arrival
- How To Apply For Visa Extension In Vietnam
- How to apply for Extension of Temporary Residence Card
- Procedures For Lost Vietnam Temporary Residence Card
- Vietnam Temporary Residence Card For Foreigner’s Relative
- Who Can Get Vietnam Temporary Residence Card
- How To Apply Vietnam Visa On Arrival
- How To Extend or Renew Visa In Vietnam
- How To Apply Vietnam’s Visa For Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Iran, Parkistan, Turkey Citizens
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