Validity period of Vietnam visa when carrying out entry procedures in 2021

Date Create: 27/07/2021


During the period of prevention and control of the Covid epidemic, in addition to many changes in the procedures for entry into Vietnam for foreigners, the validity period of Vietnam visa when carrying out the entry procedures also has some limitations. Please read the following article to understand more about visa validity period as well as important procedures to enter Vietnam!

Validity period of visa when carrying out procedures for entry into Vietnam

There are 3 common cases when foreigners enter Vietnam during the Covid epidemic prevention and control period, including:

+ Having a valid temporary residence card, labor visa, visa for visiting relatives and working in Vietnam.

+ Having a valid Vietnam work permit.

+ Not having Vietnam work permit, temporary residence card or visa.

Accordingly, each case will have a different visa validity period when carrying out procedures for entry into Vietnam, specifically:

+ If the foreigner has a valid temporary residence card and visa (code: LĐ, TT, ĐT) and is approved, the foreigner will be granted a visa with the same validity period as his/her current visa and stay in Vietnam within the duration prescribed by the visa

+ In case the foreigner has a valid Vietnam work permit: he/she can apply for entry into Vietnam and visa stamp for the right purpose for a maximum validity period of 01 year or according to the validity period of his/her current work permit (if the remaining validity period of Vietnam work permit is less than 01 year).

+ Not having Vietnam work permit, temporary residence card or visa: foreigners applying for business visas with code of DN (experts) are only allowed to apply for visas with a maximum validity period of 03 months according to the policy of the Immigration Department. During this period, foreigners can apply for work permits, labor visas and labor temporary residence cards.

Package of Vietnam entry services for foreigners

To meet the need to support foreigners entering Vietnam, Nhi Gia provides a package of urgent entry services for organizations and businesses. Nhi Gia offers the entry services for the following foreigners:

+ Experts, investors, enterprise managers, skilled workers.

+ Relatives (parents, spouses, children) of foreign experts.

+ International students.

With package of urgent entry services for foreigners, Nhi Gia will carry out all necessary documentation procedures on behalf of enterprises, specifically:

+ Approval letter of the People’s Committee of the province or city.

+ Approval letter of the Immigration Department.

+ Quarantine plan and process to welcome foreigners to the quarantine place.

+ Booking hotel rooms and air tickets to Vietnam.

+ Booking medical car to transport foreigners from the airport to the hotel.

If you need advice as well as quotation the cost of urgent entry services for foreigners, please contact Nhi Gia via hotline + 84 1900 6654 or info@nhigia.vn. With more than 15 years of experience in the field of immigration procedures, we are committed to providing the safest and fastest solution for foreigners to enter Vietnam!

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