Guidance on procedures about applying for criminal record certificate in Ho Chi Minh City

Date Create: 18/09/2020


Applying for criminal record certificate in Ho Chi Minh City – Criminal record certificate is a document showing that if a person has any convictions. Depending on the purpose of use or the request of document receiving agency, you can apply for a Criminal record certificate No. 01 or 02. The purpose is to supplement for job applications, immigration applications, applications for studying abroad, work permit applications for foreigners.

Where to apply for criminal record certificate in HCMC?

Foreigners residing in Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnamese citizens with household registration in Ho Chi Minh City can go directly to Ho Chi Minh City Department of Justice at 143 Pasteur, District 3 to apply for criminal record certificates.

For those with household registration in other provinces or cities, please contact the Department of Justice of the provinces/cities in the household registry. Or use the service of applying for criminal record certificate in Ho Chi Minh City by contacting Nhi Gia via hotline 1900 6654 for more information.

Criminal record certificate No. 1 for foreigners

Documents prepared to apply for criminal record certificate in HCMC

Below is the guidance on applying for criminal record certificate for Vietnamese citizens and foreigners.

Documents to apply for criminal record certificate for Vietnamese citizens

  • ID Card/Passport;
  • Household Registry;
  • Declaration to apply for criminal record certificate (in form).

Documents to apply for criminal record certificate for foreigners

  • Passport, visa or temporary residence card of foreigner;
  • Temporary residence registration confirmed by the public security agency of ward where the foreigner is temporarily residing;
  • Declaration to apply for criminal record certificate (in form).

Procedures about self-applying for criminal record certificate in HCMC

  • Step 1: Preparing sufficient and valid documents as guided above.
  • Step 2: Applying for criminal record certificate online.
  • Step 3: Submitting application at the document receiving division of Department of Justice.
  • Step 4: Receiving the results at one-stop division of Department of Justice at the time stated in the receipt.

Note: In case you cannot come to apply for criminal record certificate in person, it is required to have a notarized Power of Attorney authorizing another person to apply for criminal record certificate on your behalf.

Criminal record certificate No. 2 for foreigners

Time for processing the criminal record certificate application in HCMC

  • Department of Justice usually will grant the Criminal record certificate no later than 15 working days from the date of submitting a valid application to the Department.
  • In case the applicant resided in many places or lived abroad or is a foreigner, the verification of requirement for automatic conviction expungement will not take more than 20 days.
  • However, depending on the results of verification from National Centre for Criminal Records, if there is still not the verification results, the appointment time will not be specific, it even takes a few months.

>> See more: How to apply for a criminal record certificate for foreigners holding a Vietnam tourist visa?

Fast service of applying for criminal record certificate in HCMC and nationwide

Although the procedures about applying for criminal record certificate are not too complicated, it will take a lot of time and cost to travel. And in many cases, foreigners or people who are not in Vietnam cannot come to submit the application directly. Therefore, to meet the needs of customers, Nhi Gia Company provides service of applying for criminal record certificate, including both fast and normal services.

Applying for criminal record certificate at Nhi Gia

Please contact Nhi Gia and use the prestigious and professional service of applying for criminal record certificate in Ho Chi Minh City. Having over 15 years of experience in the field and successfully handling more than 20,000 applications, we will:

+ Give free consultation and detailed instructions for each specific case;

+ Carry out the administrative procedures and apply for criminal record certificates on behalf of the customers;

+ Processing quickly, ensuring the time for difficult and urgent cases;

+ We commit to give quotation 1 time without the arising costs and offer door-to-door delivery service.

+ All customer information is strictly confidential.

If you have any questions about procedures as well as service packages, please contact us via hotline 1900 6654 or click on https://www.facebook.com/nhigia. Our consultants will support and give response promptly!

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