Contents of Administrative procedures - Municipal Police Department

Procedure Renewal of permanent residence card to foreigners in Viet Nam.
Process

- Step 1: The applicant prepares the dossier as stipulated by the law.


- Step 2: Submitting the dossier:


a. Every ten years the permanent resident foreigner must apply in person for a replacement of permanent resident card at the Management Division of the Ha Noi Police Department to renew and replace the old permanent resident card.


b. Officers receive the dossier and check the validity and completion of the dossiers.


+ If the dossier is complete and valid, officers receive the dossier and give the applicant a receipt with an appointment of the time and date for return of the result.


+ If the dossier remains incomplete and needs to be added, the officers shall guide the applicant to complete dossier according to the law.        

 
* Time for receiving dossiers: Every morning from Monday to Saturday (except for Sunday and holidays).

Step 3: Receiving the outcome:

- The foreign submit the receipt to the officers of the Immigration Management Division of the Ha Noi Police Department and receive a permanent residence card.


Time for handing the outcome: Every morning from Monday to Saturday (except for Sunday and holidays).

Where to submit Submit directly at Immigration Management Division of the Ha Noi Police Department, No. 44 Pham Ngoc Thach Street, Dong Da District, Ha Noi.
Contents and number of the dossier

a) Content of the dossier:


- Application form for permanent resident card renewal/reissuance (Form NA13);

 

- The old permanent resident card;


- A certified copy of passport (excepting stateless persons).


b) Number of the dossier: 01 (one) set.

Processing duration Within 20 days after receiving the complete and valid dossier.
Objects Individual
Competent agency Municipal Police Department
Outcome Permanent residence card.
Fee US$100.
Form/Declaration

Application form for permanent resident card renewal/reissuance (Form NA13)

Other requirements Ensuring the case and condition to be considered and granted permanent residence card as stipulated by Law on entry, exit, transit, and residence of foreigners in Viet Nam as follows: a, Cases to be considered and granted permanent residence card: - A foreigner who contributes to the development and protection of Viet Nam and is awarded medals or titles by the Government; - A foreign scientist or expert who temporarily resides in Viet Nam; - A foreigner who is sponsored by his/her parent, spouse, or child who is a Vietnamese citizen and has permanent residence in Viet Nam; - Any person who has no nationality and temporarily resided in Viet Nam before year of 2000. b. Conditions to be considered and granted permanent residence card: - Foreigners in above mentioned cases who have legal residence, stable income to guarantee their life in Viet Nam. - A foreign scientist or expert who temporarily resides in Viet Nam and is recommended by the Ministers or Heads of ministerial/governmental agencies in the corresponding fields; - A foreigner who temporarily resides in Viet Nam for three consecutive years or more, and who is sponsored by his/her parent, spouse, or child who is a Vietnamese citizen and has permanent residence in Viet Nam.
Legal basis

+ Law No. 47/2014/QH13 dated June 16, 2014 of the National Assembly on entry, exit, transit, and residence of foreigners in Viet Nam.


+ Circular No. 04/2015/TT-BCA dated January 05, 2015 regulating paper forms for entry, exit and residence by foreigners in Viet Nam.


+ Circular No. 157/2015/TT-BTC dated October 8, 2015 of the Ministry of Finance on collection, payment, management of fees for issuance of passports, visas, documents for entry, exit, transit, and residence in Viet Nam.

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