Temporary residence registration for foreign investors in Vietnam

by QuynhHuong

Accordingly, with a growing amount of foreign investors in Vietnam, understanding the procedure for temporary residence registration is vital. So, what is the procedure for temporary residence registration for foreign investors in Vietnam? Let’s find out with LSX!

  • 2014 Law on Entry, Exit and Transit
  • Circular 04/2015/TT-BCA
  • Circular 219/2016/TT-BTC

Conditions for temporary residence registration for foreigners

Hence the provision of the law, any foreigners that wish to register for temporary residence in Vietnam must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Foreigners who are members of diplomatic missions, consular offices, representative offices of international organizations of the United Nations, intergovernmental organizations in Vietnam and their spouses, children under 18 years of age, help along with the term;
  • Foreigners enter by visa with symbols LV1, LV2, LS, DT1, DT2, DT3, NN1, NN2, DH, PV1, LD1, LD2, TT.

Dossier for temporary residence registration for foreign investors

Thus, the applicant shall prepare a dossier that contains the following documents:

  • A written request from the agency, organization otherwise individual that carries out the procedures for inviting or guaranteeing;
  • Application form for temporary residence card with photo;
  • Passports of foreigners applying for temporary residence cards;
  • Notarized copy of Business Registration Certificate, Investment License
  • Certificate of seal sample registration otherwise a written notice on the publication of information about the enterprise’s seal sample on the national portal on enterprise registration;
  • Registration of seal and signature samples for the first time at the Immigration Agency (Form NA16);
  • Official letter and application for temporary residence card for foreigners (Form NA6);
  • Application form for temporary residence card for foreigners (Form NA8);
  • A letter of introduction for a Vietnamese employee; in order to go through procedures for a temporary residence card at the Immigration Office;
  • Original passport and visa (passport valid for at least 13 months and visa to enter Vietnam for the right purpose);
  • Certificate of temporary residence registration or temporary residence registration book of foreigners certified by the police of the ward; otherwise commune where the foreigner is temporarily residing in Vietnam;
  • 02 personal photos with size 2cm x 3cm.

Procedure for temporary residence registration for foreign investors

Step 1: Submit the dossier

Firstly, the applicant must prepare a dossier for temporary resident cards and submit it at the Immigration Department of Public Security of provinces and centrally-run cities.

Step 2: Examine the dossier

Secondly, Immigration managers receive documents to check the legality and content of the documents:

  • In case of validate aplication, a receipt shall be written to the applicant.
  • In case the application is missing or invalid, the receiving officer will guide the person who comes to submit the application to redo it in a timely manner.

Step 3: Receive the result

Then, within 05 working days, the person receiving the results will give the receipt, identity card, or passport to the officer who returns the results of the examination and comparison fee, then sign to receive and give a temporary residence card to the person who comes to receive the result.

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How long does a foreigner receive the temporary resident card?

Within 05 working days, the person receiving the results will give the receipt, identity card, or passport to the officer who returns the results of the examination and comparison fee, then sign to receive

Can stateless people be considered for temporary residence?

Accordingly to Vietnamese law, a stateless person is a foreigner; so if a stateless person meets the conditions for temporary residence in Vietnam, he or she will fall into one of the cases that are considered for temporary residence at Viet Nam.

Which state agency is responsible for the issuance of temporary residence cards?

The immigration authority or competent authority of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be responsible for the issuance of temporary residence cards.

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