THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 37/2003/TT-BTC
Hanoi, April 24, 2003
 CIRCULAR
PRESCRIBING THE REGIME OF COLLECTION, REMITTANCE AND USE MANAGEMENT OF FEES FOR GRANTING PASSPORTS, VISAS AND PAPERS ON ENTRY, EXIT, TRANSIT AND RESIDENCE IN VIETNAM
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 57/2002/ND-CP of June 3, 2002 detailing the implementation of the Ordinance on Charges and Fees;
Pursuant to Article 24 of the Government's Decree No. 05/2000/ND-CP of March 3, 2000 on exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens;
Pursuant to Article 30 of the Government's Decree No. 21/2001/ND-CP of May 28, 2001 detailing the implementation of the Ordinance on Entry, Exit and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam;
Pursuant to the Prime Minister's Decision No. 875/TTg of November 21, 1996 permitting overseas Vietnamese to repatriate to Vietnam;
The Ministry of Finance hereby prescribes the regime of collection, remittance and use management of fees for granting passports, visas and assorted papers to Vietnamese and foreigners on entry, exit, transit and residence as follows:
I. APPLICATION SCOPE AND COLLECTION LEVELS
1. This Circular prescribes fees for granting passports, visas and assorted papers to Vietnamese and foreigners on entry, exit, transit and residence (referred collectively to as entry/exit fees), which are collected in Vietnam by agencies under the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Public Security or the Ministry of Defense (not prescribing fees for granting passports, visas and assorted papers on entry and exit, which are collected by foreign-based Vietnamese diplomatic missions as prescribed in the Finance Ministry's Circular No. 99/2002/TT-BTC of October 25, 2002).
 

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