THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 
No. 47/2014/QH13
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
 
Hanoi, June 16, 2014
 
 
LAW
On foreigners’ entry into, exit from, transit through and residence in Vietnam [2]
 
Pursuant to the Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam;
The National Assembly promulgates the Law on Foreigners’ Entry into, Exit from, Transit through, and Residence in Vietnam.
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS

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Article 1. Scope of regulation
This Law provides principles, conditions, order and procedures for entry into, exit from, transit through and residence in Vietnam and rights and obligations of foreigners; rights and responsibilities of Vietnamese state management agencies as well as agencies, organizations and individuals in foreigners’ entry into, exit from, transit through and residence in Vietnam.
Article 2. Subjects of application
This Law applies to foreigners who enter, exit, transit and reside in Vietnam, Vietnamese state management agencies and related Vietnamese and foreign agencies, organizations and individuals.
Article 3. Interpretation of terms
In this Law, the terms below are construed as follows:

1. Foreigner meansa person holding a paper proving his/her foreign nationality or a stateless person who enters, exits, transits or resides in Vietnam.

 


[1] Công Báo Nos 677-678 (15/7/2014)
[2] Công Báo Nos 677-678 (15/7/2014)

 

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