New Vietnam visa notations 2015

3/21/2015 10:24:37 AM

Vietnam visa notations will be changed from 2015. Previously, Vietnam visa for foreigners has notations as B2, B3, C1, C2, D... for visa of different purposes. From 2015, all notations will be changed by understandable and simple ones which are suitable to the current context. According to Article 8 in Law on Entry, Exit, Transit and Residence of foreigners in Vietnam, No. 47/2014/QH2013, issued in June 16, 2014 and taking effect from January 1, 2015, the new regulation on notations of Vietnam visa types as follows:

Vietnam visa - C1

1. Visa - NG1: issued for members of delegations invited by General Secretary, Central Committee of Communist Party of Vietnam, Presidents, National Assembly Chairman and Prime Minister.

2. Visa - NG2: the visa to Vietnam is issued for members of delegations invited by the Permanent Secretariat of the Communist Party of Vietnam; Vice President, Vice-President of the National Assembly; Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Central Committee of the National Liberation Front, Supreme People's Court President, Supreme People's Procuracy President, the General State Auditor; and delegations of ministers and equivalent, Party Committee Secretary, Party Secretary, Chairman of the People's Council, and Chairman of the Provincial or municipal People's Committee.

3. Visa - NG3: issued for members of diplomatic representative office, consular offices, and representative offices of international organizations of United Nations, representative offices of inter-governmental organizations, their wife, husband, children under 18 years old and maids.

4. Visa - NG4: issued for those who apply visa Vietnam to work for diplomatic representative office in Vietnam, consular offices, representative offices of the United Nation, the representative inter-governmental office; who come to visit the members of the diplomatic representative office, consular offices, representative offices of the United Nation, the representative inter-governmental office.

5. Visa - LV1: issued for people who work with offices, units of Communist Party of Vietnam. National Assembly, Government, National Liberation Front of Vietnam, Supreme People's Court, Supreme People's Procuracy, Ministries and ministerial-level agencies, offices of government, provinces, cities, People's Council, People's Committee under the centrally city.

6. Visa - LV2: issued for people who get visa for Vietnam to work with social-political organizations, social organizations, and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

7. Visa - DT: issued for foreign investors in Vietnam and foreign lawyers working in Vietnam.

8. Visa - DN: issued for people who enter Vietnam to work with enterprises in Vietnam.

9. Visa - NN1: issued for people who are head of representative office, projects of international organizations and non-government organizations in Vietnam.

10. Visa - NN2: issued for head of representative offices and branches of foreign businessmen, representative office of economic, cultural organizations, and other foreign professional organizations in Vietnam.

11. Visa - NN3: issued for people who enter Vietnam to work with foreign non-government organizations, representative offices, branches of foreign traders, representative offices of foreign economic, cultural and other professional organizations in Vietnam.

12. Visa - DH: issued for people who enter Vietnam to participate in internship or to study.

13. Visa - DL: issued for people who enter Vietnam to travel.

14. Visa - PV1: issued for people who are permanent resident journalists in Vietnam.

15. Visa - PV2: issued for people who are temporary journalists in Vietnam.

16. Visa - LĐ: issued for people who enter Vietnam to work.

17. Visa - DL: issued for people who enter Vietnam to travel.

18. Visa - TT: issued for foreigners as spouse, offspring under 18 years old of the foreigners issued visa of LV1, LV2, ĐT, NN1, NN2, DH, PV1, and LĐ; or foreigners as parents, spouse, or offspring of Vietnamese citizens.

19. Visa - VR: issued for foreigners who get Vietnam visa to visit relatives or other purposes.

20. Visa - SQ: issued for cases regulated at Clause 3 of Article 17 in Immigration Control Law.