Application for Vietnam business visa renewal for foreigners

Date Create: 17/07/2021

Foreigners using a Vietnam business visa (code: DN1 DN2) issued by the immigration agencies can apply for business visa renewal when the visa is about to expire. The period of single or multiple entry visa is extended up to 3 months.

What is Vietnam business visa renewal?

Business visa is granted to foreigners to work with enterprise in Vietnam. Vietnam business visa applicants shall be one of the following cases:

+ Granted to foreigners working at enterprises and other organizations with legal status.

+ Granted to foreigners to offer services, establish a commercial presence, and perform other activities under international treaties to which Vietnam is a member.

The maximum validity period of the business visa is only 03 months for all nationals (except for the business visa for US nationals, the validity period is 12 months).

To renew a business visa, applicants need to apply for visa renewal 01 month before their passport expires. For those who wish to stay in Vietnam to work for a long time, they can apply for a temporary resident card (except for Chinese nationals).

Vietnam multiple entry business visa

Application for Vietnam business visa renewal

Application for business visa renewal includes the following documents:

+ Original passport of the foreigner, which is still valid according to regulations.

+ Declaration to apply for visa and temporary residence extension (Form NA5).

+ Declaration of temporary residence with the confirmation of the police of the commune/ward where the foreigner temporarily resides in Vietnam.

+ Legal documents of the company, organization or enterprise, including: certificate of business registration, seal specimen registration, introduction letter, etc.

+ In case of foreign workers: Work permit or certificate of work permit exemption.

+ In case of foreign investors: Investment certificate or business registration certificate stating the capital contributors.

+ Some other documents as requested by the immigration agency.

Where to apply for Vietnam business visa renewal?

The agency to handle the application for business visa renewal is the Immigration Department or the Immigration Office, public security department of nearest city or province.

The processing time for business visa renewal applications is no more than 5 working days from the date of receipt of a complete and valid application.

Vietnam business visa renewal services in Ho Chi Minh City

You can easily apply for business visa renewal yourself. However, preparing a complete set of documents will take a lot of time and require you to have good knowledge about the current law. Moreover, you have to explain to the State officials about your application. Therefore, the business visa renewal services are a safe and economical solution for you.

Nhi Gia is one of the reputable and professional providers of visa renewal services in Ho Chi Minh City. With more than 15 years of experience, we are a reliable partner of many large domestic and foreign enterprises in Vietnam. And we are confident to offer solutions to complete legal procedures in the fastest and most optimal way.

Business visa renewal at Nhi Gia

Process of applying for Vietnam business visa renewal at Nhi Gia

Instead of wasting time traveling to prepare documents, customers only need to send the required documents (originals) to Nhi Gia. The remaining work such as completing translation and notarization of documents and submitting application at the immigration agency is our responsibility, specifically:

Step 1: Receiving the request from customers.

Step 2: Supporting customers to process and complete the full visa renewal application.

Step 3: Applying for visa renewal at the competent authority on behalf of customers.

Step 4: Receiving the results and delivering the visa in person.

Above is all information about applying for business visa renewal for foreigners. To get further information about visa renewal procedures and services, please contact Nhi Gia via hotline 84 1900 6654 or

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