How much is the fine for fake marriage to go abroad in Viet Nam

by HaTrang

Many cases take advantage of marriage to go abroad and have foreign nationality. So how much is the penalty for fake marriage to go abroad? LSX Lawfirm will provide you information about How much is the fine for fake marriage to go abroad in the following article.

Legal grounds

Law on Marriage and Family 2014

Decree 82/2020/ND-CP

What is fake marriage?

Accordingly Clause 11, Article 3 of the Law on Marriage and Family 2014 defines: Fake marriage means taking advantage of marriage to exit, enter, reside, and naturalize Vietnamese or foreign nationality; enjoy the State’s preferential regime or to achieve other purposes but not for the purpose of building a family.

Fake marriage is one of the acts that banned by the State; under Point a, Clause 2, Article 5 of the Law on Marriage and Family 2014.

Therefore, those who intentionally commit this act will be punished according to the provisions of the law.

Penalty for fake marriage to go abroad

Accordingly Point d, Clause 2, Article 59 of Decree 82/2020/ND-CP, a fine of between VND 10 million and VND 20 million shall be imposed for the following acts:

a) Marrying or living together as husband and wife between people of the same direct bloodline or between people who have the same surname within three generations;

b) Marrying or living together as husband and wife between adoptive parents and adopted children;

c) Forced marriage or fraudulently married; forced divorce or fraudulent divorce;

d) Taking advantage of marriage to exit, enter, reside or naturalize Vietnamese or foreign nationality; enjoy the State’s preferential regime or to achieve other purposes but not to build a family;

e) Taking advantage of the divorce to evade property obligations, violate policies and laws on population or to achieve other purposes without the purpose of terminating the marriage.

At the same time, according to Clause 3, Article 59 of Decree No. 82/2020/ND-CP, violators are also forced to pay back illegal profits due to violations of the above regulations (if any)

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Related questions

Who are foreigners under Vietnamese Law?

Accordingly, foreigners are persons bearing the nationalities of other countries; who are studying, working, living in the Vietnamese territory.

How much is the marriage registration fee?

Accordingly the provisions of Circular 85/2019/TT-BTC; the fee for marriage registration will depend on each region.

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