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Temporary residence card for foreigners (Temporary residence card) - also known as long-term Vietnam visa - is a type of legal document issued by a competent immigration authority for foreigners who are allowed to reside in Vietnam. reside in Vietnam. Temporary residence card is valid from 01 year to 03 years, maximum is 05 years and is valid to replace visa. Although the benefits of a temporary residence card are great, many people still do not fully understand this type of document.

1. Why do foreigners have to apply for a temporary residence card?
Temporary residence card is a document issued by an immigration management agency or a competent agency of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to a foreigner who is allowed to reside in Vietnam for a definite time, and the temporary residence card is valid as a substitute for the market. visa (Clause 13, Article 13 of Law No. 47/2014/QH13 on entry, exit, transit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam in 2014). When foreigners own a temporary residence card in Vietnam, they will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Visa/visa-free entry and exit to Vietnam.
  • ENJOY a long-term stay in Vietnam without having to leave the country while the validity of the temporary residence card is still available, helping customers save on visa extension costs.
  • ALLOWED to sponsor relatives (grandparents, fathers, mothers, wives, husbands, children, ...) to Vietnam.
  • BE convenient when doing other paperwork such as conducting business, marriage,...

2. What conditions need to be met to be granted a temporary residence card?
To be granted a temporary residence card, a foreigner must satisfy the following conditions:

  • Passport valid for at least 13 months.
  • Must complete procedures for temporary residence registration at the commune or ward police station or register online according to regulations.
  • There are agencies, organizations and businesses guaranteeing.

Besides, each type of temporary residence card will have different document requirements. Immediately contact EZ Holdings via call center  () for timely advice and support.

3. Procedures for applying for a temporary residence card
In order to be granted a temporary residence card, a foreigner needs to follow the steps to apply for a temporary residence card sequentially:

3.1. Dossier to apply for a temporary residence card
Procedures for preparing documents to apply for a temporary residence card for foreigners in Vietnam will be invited and guaranteed by individuals or companies. Documentation requirements include:

Personal papers of foreigners:

  • Original passport valid for more than 13 months;
  • 2 photos, size 2x3 white background;
  • A completed application form for a temporary residence card;
  • Declaration of temporary residence certified by the local police;
  • Proofs of foreigners in the case of being granted temporary residence cards: Employees, working in Vietnam: Work permit or Work permit exemption; Foreigners visiting relatives: Papers proving the relative relationship; Investor: Investment certificate, capital contribution certificate...

Papers of individuals, companies guaranteeing foreigners:

  • Guarantee company: Business registration certificate, investment certificate;
  • Personal guarantee: Citizen ID, Passport...

3.2. Processing time for temporary residence card application

  • Time to return results: from Monday to Friday (except New Year's Day, Public Holiday and Saturday, Sunday).
  • Time to consider application for temporary residence card: from 05 - 07 working days from the date of receipt of complete application.

3.3. Fee for issuance of temporary residence card
According to Circular No. 219/2016/TT-BTC dated November 10, 2016 of the Minister of Finance, the state fee for applying for a temporary residence card is as follows:

  • Temporary residence card valid from 01 year to 02 years: 145 USD/1 card;
  • Temporary residence card valid from 02 to 05 years: 155 USD/card.

Note: This is a mandatory temporary residence card application fee to be paid to the state agency. This fee shall be paid by the guaranteeing organization, agency or enterprise. The cost of making a temporary residence card depends on the application process.

4. Why should you not apply for a temporary residence card yourself?
In case you have difficulty getting a temporary residence card for a foreigner or do not have time to work with a state agency, it is best to use a reputable foreigner's temporary residence card service, because when you When applying for a temporary residence card, foreigners may face many problems such as:

  • There is no time for preparing documents.
  • Have a language barrier.
  • The application was refused because it did not meet the requirements of the immigration authorities.
  • The procedure for making a temporary residence card is increasingly complicated and changes frequently.

Therefore, choose a reputable service for making temporary residence cards for foreigners to avoid the above troubles.

5. What are the benefits of choosing EZ as a temporary residence card?
With many years of experience in the industry and successful implementation of +350,000 records, EZ Holdings we are always highly appreciated by customers nationwide for our service quality and professional way of working. If you are having difficulty in carrying out complicated application procedures or have trouble explaining to the competent officer about the application for temporary residence card for foreigners, let EZ help. We are capable of:

  • Regularly update new regulations on  temporary residence cards.
  • Experienced in handling a variety of cases.
  • Handle urgent situations quickly (only from 2-3 days), even by working hours.
  • Save customer's effort and time.
  • Free consultation on issues related to temporary residence card Apply for work permit and temporary residence card, visa extension, criminal record...
  • Delivery of records, results to the place and confidentiality of all customer information.

For more information about the temporary residence card service for foreigners as well as a quote on service costs, please contact EZ immediately via  0869 907 519 | 0867 439 725 or email to support@eztour.vn. As an expert in the field of documents for foreigners, EZ will surely satisfy you with its full-service temporary residence card!