What is a NG3 visa? Instruct on applying for NG3 visa

Date Create: 22/11/2023

For members of diplomatic missions, governmental and non-governmental organizations, or their relatives wishing to enter Vietnam, NG3 visa is required. Follow the detailed documents below to get more information:

What is NG3 Visa? Conditions to apply for Vietnam NG3 visa

NG3 visa, also known as a Diplomatic visa with the symbol NG3 is issued to members of diplomatic missions, consular offices, representative offices of international organizations affiliated with the UN, representative offices of intergovernmental organizations and their spouses, children under 18 years of age, and housemaids during their term of office.

To get NG3 visa, foreigners need to meet the following requirements:

  • Have a passport or valid international travel document.
  • There are documents, invitations/guarantees from diplomatic missions, consular offices, representative offices of international organizations
  • Have not been banned from entering the country.

NG3 visa

NG3 visa

How long is the Diplomatic NG3 visa?

According to the law, NG3 visa will be issued to foreigners for a duration of not exceeding 12 months.

Unlike other types of Diplomatic visas with NG1, NG2 and NG4 symbols, foreigners with NG3 visa can apply for a Temporary Residence Card with a duration of up to 5 years.

>> To know exactly about the application requirements for the 5-year NG3 Temporary Residence Card, please contact [+84] 1900 6654.

Applying for NG3 visa procedure

Step 1: The agency or organization that invites or guarantees foreigners directly sends a written request for a visa to a competent agency of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The competent agency of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall notify in writing the Immigration Department.

Step 2: After receiving a valid application and reviewing it for about 2 days, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will send the result to the guarantee agency. At the same time, notify the Vietnamese consular office abroad to issue visas to foreigners.

Step 3: The guarantee organization when receiving the document needs to notify the foreigner to prepare the NG3 visa application.

Step 4: Complete the procedure to receive NG3 visa at the Consulate General of Vietnam abroad.

*Note: In case a foreigner who is eligible for a visa at an international border gate needs to:

  • Specify the time, entry border gate and the reason for applying for NG3 visa at the border gate;
  • Foreigners will carry out procedures to receive visas directly at the entry border gate as desired.

Diplomatic NG3 visa documents

  • An application form for a visa according to the required form
  • Valid original passport of foreigner as prescribed
  • 02 color photos
  • Approval Entry Letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • And other documents as required on a case-by-case basis

>> For specific advice on application procedures for a Diplomatic NG3 visa. Please contact Nhi Gia visa experts through the hotline at [+84] 1900 6654 to assist in the procedures to carry out the visa procedure.

NG3 visa processing time for diplomatic purposes

From the time of receiving the notice of the competent authority of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as valid documents (passport, visa application form with photo). The Consulate General of Vietnam abroad will issue NG3 visa to foreigners within 3 working days.

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Above is all the information about the Diplomatic NG3 visa for foreigners that Nhi Gia wants to share with you. Hopefully, this article will help you better understand this NG3 visa.

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