While sitting in the couch on Ba Trieu Street (In Vietnam), you was startled to see many foreigners are walking from the alleys. And if you live here longer, you will realize that it is normal. How to entry, exit, transit, and residence in another country is an easy question. But, do you know the prohibited acts related to entry, exit, transit, and residence? The following article, LSX Lawfirm will give you the answer!
Law on entry, exit, transit, and residence of foreigners in Vietnam 2014
The definition of entry, exit, transit and residence
- Firstly; entry means a foreigner’s entering into Vietnam; then they through a Vietnam’s border checkpoint.
- Besides; exit means a foreigner’s leaving Vietnam; then they through a Vietnam’s border checkpoint.
- In addition; transit means a foreigner’s passing or staying within the area for transit passengers at a border checkpoint of Vietnam before going to a third country.
- Lastly; residence means a foreigner’s permanent; or temporary residence in Vietnam.
Prohibited acts related to entry, exit, transit, and residence
Obstructing foreigners and relevant entities from exercising their rights or discharging their duties in accordance with regulations of law on entry, exit, transit, and residence of foreigners in Vietnam.
Establishing procedures or requiring documents against the Law and relevant regulations of law; harass foreigners when they are following for entry, exit, transit, or residence in Vietnam.
Illegal entry, exit, or residence in Vietnam; using fake documents to enter, leave, transit through, or reside in Vietnam.
Providing false information or documents in order to obtain permission for entry, exit, transit, or residence in Vietnam.
Taking advantage of entry, exit, transit, or residence in Vietnam to act against Socialist Republic of Vietnam, infringe upon the lawful rights and interests of other entities.
Buying, selling, leasing, lending, borrowing, falsifying entry/exit/residence permits in order for foreigners to enter, leave, transit through, or reside in Vietnam.
What does it mean when I plan to suspend of exit?
It means; a decision of competent person of Vietnam to suspend a foreigner residing in Vietnam from leaving Vietnam for a certain period of time.
What are the differences between the temporary residence permit and temporary residence card?
Temporary residence permit means a certification by a Vietnamese authority of the period over which the foreigner may temporarily reside in Vietnam.
In the contrary; temporary residence card is a document issued by an immigration authority or a competent authority of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to a foreigner; who is permitted to reside in Vietnam for a certain period of time. This card has the same validity as a visa.
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