Cases of visa-free entry

by BichNgoc

Many foreigners are wondering if they can belong cases of visa-free entry. What are the conditions for visa issuance? LSX Lawfirm will give you the article as follows:

Law on Amendments to a number of articles of law on entry, exit, transit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam 2019

What does visa means?

Visa is a document issued by a competent authority of Vietnam to a foreigner to grant entry into Vietnam.

Conditions for visa issuance

Competent authorities shall issued with a visa when foreigner:

Firstly; she/he had a passport or laissez-passer. Then; an organization or individual invited or sponsored by an organization or individual in Vietnam; except for the cases mentioned in Law on Amendments to a number of articles of law on entry, exit, transit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam 2019.

Secondly; proof of entry purposes must be provided when applying for a visa in the following cases:

a) Any foreigner who comes to make investment must have papers proving the investment in Vietnam in accordance with the Law on Investment.

b) Any foreigner who works as a lawyer in Vietnam must have a practice license in accordance with the Law of Lawyers.

c) Any foreigner who comes to work in Vietnam must have work permits in accordance with the Labor Code.

d) Any foreigner who comes to study in Vietnam must have written acceptance of a school or an education institution in Vietnam.

Related article:

Procedures for applying for a tourist VISA for foreigners in Vietnam 2021

Visa issuance at border checkpoints

Cases of visa-free entry

Firstly; the cases prescribed in international agreements to which Vietnam is a signatory.

Secondly; permanent residence cards and temporary residence cards are used in accordance the Law provisions.

Thirdly; entry to checkpoint economic zones, special administrative – economic units.

Next; unilateral visa-free entry.

Finally; Vietnamese people residing overseas who have passports or laissez-passers issued by foreign authorities, foreigners being their spouses or children; foreigners being spouses and children of Vietnamese citizens shall be granted visa-free entry as prescribed by the government.

Related questions

If I have permanent residence cards, can I belong case of visa-free entry?

Yes, if you have permanent residence cards, you belong case of visa-free-entry in accordance the Law provisions.

If I am American and my wife is Vietnamese, can I belong case of visa-free entry?

Yes, the law provided that foreigners being spouses and children of Vietnamese citizens shall be granted visa-free entry as prescribed by the government.

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