Expats stay in Vietnam must be apply a Temporary Residence Card. It likes a multiple visa valid from 2 to 5 years who want to reside for a definite period of time in Vietnam. Don’t lose your time traveling for extended visas. You are as a Vietnam residence when you hold a Temporary Residence Card.

Depending on the purpose of staying in Vietnam, a temporary residence card holder can be issued for a different period of time and also required different documents.

WHAT IS A TEMPORARY RESIDENCE CARD (TRC)?

  • Expats who want to stay and work in Vietnam need to obtain a temporary residence card. A Temporary Residence Card (TRC) was issued by an Immigration department or The Ministry of Foreign Affairs to a foreigner who is allowed to reside in Vietnam for a definite time. TRC can be considered as a long-term visa.
  • For a long-term business in Vietnam, Temporary residence cardholders will be exempted from visa and can save a large mount of time and money for visas application and extention for Vietnam entry, exit, and residence.
  • In addition, family members of TRC carholder can apply for TRC to stay in Vietnam with the same term and condition.

THE VALIDITY OF THE TEMPORARY RESIDENCE CARD:

  • There are many short codes on TRC paper as: LĐ, PV1, NN1, NN2, TT, NG3, LV1, LV2, ĐT, and DH. That one is a purporse of issure TRC for expats and affective to a valid of TRC.
  • The Temporary residence card is expired date. It will be issue a new one. The duration of TRC is at least 01 month shorter than the duration of the passport.
  • Temporary residence cards with the code LĐ, PV1 have a term of  no more than 02 years.
  • Temporary residence cards with the code NN1, NN2, TT have not more than 03 years.
  • Temporary residence cards with the code NG3, LV1, LV2, ĐT, and DH have a term of no more than 10 years.

 

TEMPORARY RESIDENCE CARD IS GRANTED FOR:

  • A foreigner who is a member of the board director of the stock corporation.
  • A foreigner who is a member of the two members limited liability company or more.
  • Relatives of the temporary residence cardholder include parents, spouse, and children.
  • A foreign lawyer who is licensed to practice following Vietnam law by the Vietnam Ministry of Justice.
  • A foreigner who is granted a working permit in all kinds of businesses or representative offices of foreign companies.
  • A foreigner who is the owner of the one member limited liability company (except as authorized representatives).
  • Professionals, students, trainees who are in the national working or studying programs which are signed between the ministries was approved by the Government.
  • A foreigner who is a member of the board director of the stock corporation.
  • A foreigner who is a member of the two members limited liability company or more.
  • Relatives of the temporary residence cardholder include parents, spouse, and children.
  • A foreign lawyer who is licensed to practice following Vietnam law by the Vietnam Ministry of Justice.
  • A foreigner who is granted a working permit in all kinds of businesses or representative offices of foreign companies.
  • A foreigner who is the owner of the one member limited liability company (except as authorized representatives).
  • Professionals, students, trainees who are in the national working or studying programs which are signed between the ministries was approved by the Government.

 

APPLICATION DOSSIER FOR TEMPORARY RESIDENCE CARDS INCLUDE:

Dossier for the foreign employee who has been granted a work permit:

  • 01 notarized copy of tax registration certificate.
  • 01 original of work permit with a period of 1 year or more.
  • 01 notarized copy of Business License. (the remain effective date at least 06 months)
  • 01 notarized copy of Certificate of a legal seal. (the remain effective date at least 06 months)
  • 01 notarized copy of Temporary residence letter/ book in Vietnam with the stamp of the local police officers.
  • Photos of size 3×4, not wearing glasses, looking straight, white background. (Photos are taken not over 6 months)
  • Original of Passport and business visa. (Valid Visa should be sponsored by current company client working for) – Passport longer minimum period equal to the duration is expected to apply for TRC.

Dossier for the foreign employee without a work permit:

  • 01 notarized copy of tax registration certificate.
  • 01 notarized copies of papers evidencing no work permit.
  • 01 notarized copy of Business License. (the remain effective date at least 06 months)
  • 01 notarized copy of Certificate of a legal seal. (the remain effective date at least 06 months)
  • 01 notarized copy of Temporary residence letter/ book in Vietnam with the stamp of the local police officers.
  • Photos of size 3×4, not wearing glasses, looking straight, white background. (Photos are taken not over 6 months)
  • Original of Passport and business visa. (Valid Visa should be sponsored by current company client working for) – Passport longer minimum period equal to the duration is expected to apply for TRC.

Dossier for family members of foreign employee:

Copies of proof of purpose for temporary residence confirmation.

  • 01 duly copy of Temporary residence letter/ book in Vietnam with the stamp of the local police officers.
  • Documents showing proof of relationships- such as birth certificates, marriage registration, and family book.
  • Photos of size 3×4, not wearing glasses, looking straight, white background. (Photos are taken not over 6 months)
  • Original of Passport and business visa (Valid Visa should be sponsored by current company client working for) – Passport longer minimum period equal to the duration is expected to apply for TRC.

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