These concerns have still been questioned every day by expats coming to Vietnam: What is Temporary Residence Card? What is Residence Card extension? What are benefits of Temporary Residence Card in Vietnam? For your information, Temporary Residence Card (TRC) known as working or investment visa is a legal document issued by Vietnam Immigration Agencies. Vietnam Temporary Residence Card, whose validity is from 1 to 5 years, allows the foreigner reside in Vietnam for a fixed or indefinite length of time. People granted the temporary residence card could enter and exit Vietnam without a visa within the valid terms of their residence card. However, in some cases, if foreigners want to stay longer in Vietnam than the specified period, they need to apply for the extension of Temporary Residence Card. To satisfy your concerns about residence card extension for living in Vietnam, we are sure that this article will make you feel pleased. Should we begin?
In case of the foreigners had temporary residence card but due to some reasons such as the passport running out of pages and need to change the new one or loss of residence card… to enter and exit Vietnam, they are required to change their temporary residence card or apply for renewal according to the current card (in case of loss). The processing time is 05 - 07 working days from the date of receiving complete documents. Two main requirements for foreigners working in Vietnam include labor requirement: A Work Permit, issued by the labor department from the province employee will work which is provided by MOLISA (Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs) and Immigration Requirement: Visa or Temporary residence card issued by the immigration department. (Provided by Ministry of Public Security).
TEMPORARY RESIDENCE CARD EXTENSION
Two main requirements for foreigners working in Vietnam include:
If the foreigners had the Temporary Residence Card but due to some reasons (lack of blank pages, loss of the card, etc…), they would be required to change their Temporary Residence Card or apply for extension according to the current card.
CONDITIONS FOR TEMPORARY RESIDENCE CARD EXTENSION
DOSSIERS FOR THE TEMPORARY RESIDENCE CARD EXTENSION
IN CASE OF LOST TEMPORARY RESIDENCE CARD AND PASSPORT
The applicant needs to provide these following extra documents:
Kindly note that the validity of Temporary Residence Card is less than 1 year, the visa will be issued instead of residence card, and the duration of the residence card or visa will always be at least one month shorter than the duration of the holder’s passport.
Processing time for Temporary Residence Card extension
OTHER INFORMATION RELATED TO VIETNAM'S WORK PERMIT, VISAS AND TEMPORARY RESIDENCE CARD
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