How to make a passport in Vietnam

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Law on Entry and Exit of Vietnamese Citizens 2019

Circular No. 219/2016/TT-BTC

Some definitions about How to make a passport in Vietnam

“Passports” are documents owned by the Government and issued by competent authorities of Vietnam to Vietnamese citizens to make entry, exit and prove nationality and personal record.

“Passport containing electronic chips” also refers to a passport embedded with electronic equipment storing encoded information of its holder and digital signature of issuing body.

“Laissez-passers” then refer to documents issued by competent authorities of Vietnam to Vietnamese citizens to enable travel across borders according to international agreements between Vietnam and countries sharing borders.

Principles of entry and exit in Vietnam

Firstly, comply with Constitution, regulations and law of Vietnam and relevant international agreements to which Vietnam is a signatory.

Secondly, ensure openness, transparency and advantages for Vietnamese citizens; stringency and consolidation in managing entry and exit of Vietnamese citizens.

Thirdly, ensure national security, social order and safety; protect legal rights and interests of Vietnamese citizens in entry and exit activities.

Finally, detect and take actions promptly and stringently as per the law against all violations regarding entry and exit of agencies, organizations and individuals. It related to Dossier to apply for a passport in Vietnam.

Dossier to apply for a passport in Vietnam

Firstly

  • 01 declaration form available.
  • 02 new photos taken in size 4×6 cm, face straight, head bare, without colored glasses; white background (can be taken directly at the place of registration)
  • Valid identity card (ID card) or citizen identification card (CCCD) for inspection and comparison by the Immigration Department
  • Household registration book or temporary residence book where you live. It related to Dossier to apply for a passport in Vietnam

Secondly

For some special cases such as people who have lost their civil act capacity; people who have difficulties in perception and behavior control as prescribed by the Civil Code; and those who are under 14 years old:

Then, the declaration of application for a passport according to the form filled out and signed by the father; mother or legal representative, and certified and stamped by the police of the commune; ward or township where that person permanently or temporarily resides hybrid photo.

Then, submit 01 copy of birth certificate or birth extract for people under 14 years old. It related to Dossier to apply for a passport in Vietnam.

In addition

Accordingly, a certified true copy of a document issued by a competent Vietnamese agency evidencing the lawful representative of a person who has lost his/her civil act capacity; then has difficulty in perception and behavior control according to regulations. provisions of the Civil Code. If the photocopies are not authenticated, the originals presented for checking and comparison. It related to Dossier to apply for a passport in Vietnam.

According to the new law; people who are 14 years or older have the right to choose whether to have a passport with a chip or without a chip. Persons under 14 years old issued passports without electronic chips.

How to make a passport in Vietnam

Step 1

Prepare all documents as mentioned above

You can also refer to the article related to Dossier to apply for a passport in Vietnam or Steps to apply for an expired passport 

Step 2

So, go to the Immigration Department of the police station of the province or centrally run city at the nearest or most convenient place. It related to How to make a passport in Vietnam.

Step 3

Citizens receive the declaration form and fill in all information in paper form or online.

Step 4

So, if the application is complete and valid, the officer will write a receipt; and request the fee payment to the toll collector. The officer receives the money and writes a receipt for the payment; and gives the receipt and receipt to the applicant. In case the dossier is missing or invalid; the dossier-receiving officer is obliged to guide the submitter to complete it as soon as possible.

Step 5

When the appointment date is reached; the person who requested to make the application file comes to receive the passport at the Immigration Department that submitted the application. When you come to receive the results; bring the appointment letter to return the results; the payment receipt; the people’s identity card (citizen identification) for checking and comparison.

Alternatively, you can sign up to receive results by post. After you have a receipt and a receipt; you should contact the postal business at the immigration authority, follow the instructions and pay the fee. It related to How to make a passport in Vietnam.

  • In addition, the cases of applying for a passport at the Immigration Department of the Ministry of Public Security are:
  • Then, have a referral or proposal from the hospital about going abroad for medical examination and treatment;
  • There are grounds to determine that relatives living abroad have had an accident, illness or death;
  • Then, there is a written request from the agency directly managing the cadres; civil servants; public employees; officers, non-commissioned officers, professional soldiers, workers and public employees in the armed forces. in the cipher organization;
  • For other humanitarian or urgent reasons, decided by the head of the Immigration Department of the Ministry of Public Security.

Related questions about How to make a passport in Vietnam

How long does it take to process a passport application?

– The time limit for receiving passports is not more than 8 working days (except on New Year’s Day, public holidays and Sundays) from the date on which the immigration management agency of the police department of the province or city under central authority receives the application.
– If the application is submitted at the Immigration Department of the Ministry of Public Security, it will take no more than 3 working days. It related to Dossier to apply for a passport in Vietnam.

Where to apply for a passport?

According to the regulations, the application can be submitted at the Immigration Department of the police station of the province or centrally run city at any place that is convenient for you. Unless you do not have your identity card (citizen identification), you must work at the Immigration Department of the police station of the province or city under central authority where you permanently or temporarily reside.

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