How to apply for Vietnamese nationality with stateless persons

by BichNgoc

In the globalization process, Vietnam policies open to all persons around the world who would like to naturalize Vietnamese. How to apply for Vietnamese nationality with stateless persons, LSX Lawfirm will help you answer the question according to this following article:

Law on Vietnamese nationality 2008

What does “stateless persons” mean?

Stateless is the legal status of a stateless individual of any country.

What is the reason for one person do not have Vietnamese nationality?

  • There is a conflict of laws of countries on the issue of nationality
  • When a person loses his old nationality but does not have a new nationality yet
  • When a child is born in the territory of the country where the “bloodline” law principle applies. That is, if the parents are stateless, the child is also born without nationality

How to apply for Vietnamese nationality with stateless persons

Firstly, with stateless persons permanently residing in Vietnam

Stateless persons who do not have adequate personal identification papers but have been stably residing in the Vietnamese territory for 20 years or more by the effective date of Law on Vietnamese nationality and obey Vietnam’s Constitution and laws will be permitted for naturalization in Vietnam under the order, procedures and dossiers specified by the Government.

Secondly, with stateless persons do not permanently reside in Vietnam

They fall into one of the following cases:

  • Be spouses, natural parents or natural offsprings of Vietnamese citizens
  • Have made meritorious contributions to Vietnam’s national construction and defense
  • Be helpful to the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
  • You can refer to the article: Conditions for naturalization of foreigners in Vietnam

    Thirdly, stateless persons may not permitted for Vietnamese nationality

    Persons applying for Vietnamese nationality may not be permitted for naturalization if such naturalization is detrimental to Vietnam’s national interests.

    Related questions

    If I am a stateless person and reside in Vietnam 19 years. So, can I apply for Vietnamese nationality?

    No, you can. So, you have been stably residing in the Vietnamese territory for 20 years or more by the effective date of Law on Vietnamese nationality.

    If my uncle is Vietnamese people, I am a stateless person. So, can I apply for Vietnamese Nationality?

    Yes. If you a stateless person and your uncle is Vietnamese people. So, you can not apply for Vietnamese Nationality. But, if you fall in the case that you make made meritorious contributions to Vietnam’s national construction and defense; or you are helpful to the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. You absolutely can apply for Vietnamese Nationality. In addition, if you get married and your wife/husband is Vietnamese people, you will be naturalized in Vietnam.

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