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Agencies and organizations, which wish to invite into Vietnam foreigners who are not liable to carry out procedures at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs as defined at Point 1 of this Section, shall send written requests to the Exit and Entry Management Department. If they request the granting of visas to guests at international border gates, their written requests must clearly state the border gates and time of the guests? entry, as well as reasons for granting of visas at border gates. 

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This Decree provides for the recruitment and management of foreign employees working in Vietnam; order and procedures for granting work permits and the use of work permits; responsibilities of foreign employees, employers and state agencies in the recruitment and management of foreign employees in Vietnam.

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This Decree is about to amend and supplement a number of articles of the Government’s Decree No. 34/2008/ND-CP of March 25, 2008, on recruitment and management of foreign employees in Vietnam.

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Visa free policy for overseas Vietnamese Monday, May 13th, 2013 - 9:32 AM

Overseas Vietnamese, foreign spouses and children of Vietnamese citizens or overseas Vietnamese are eligible for entry visa exemption if fully meeting the following conditions:

1. Possessing foreign passports or foreign passport substitutes (below collectively referred to as passports) which remain valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry. An overseas Vietnamese who has no passport must possess a residence permit granted by a foreign country which remains valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry.
2. Possessing visa exemption certificates granted by a competent Vietnamese agency.
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This Circular applies to overseas Vietnamese holding valid passports or passport substitute papers granted by foreign authorities (below collectively referred to as foreign passports) who register permanent residence in Vietnam.

This Circular also applies to overseas Vietnamese who do not hold foreign passports, but permanent residence papers granted by foreign authorities.

To amend and supplement a number of articles and clauses of Joint Circular No. 04/2002/TTLT-BCA-BNG of January 29, 2002, guiding the Government's Decree No. 21/ 2001/ND-CP of May 28, 2001, detailing the Ordinance on Entry, Exit, and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam.