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Notice on Automatic stay extension

     1. CONTINUE to implement “automatic stay extension” for foreign nationals until August 31st, 2020 (subjects and forms prescribed in paragraph 1 of the Diplomatic Note No 6345/QLXNC dated May, 19th, 2020 which was sent to Embassies/Consulates). During “automatic stay extension” period, foreigners are required to complete temporary residence and health status declaration.

       2. CONTINUE to implement the content of the Diplomatic Note No. 4226/XNC dated March 30th, 2020 until August 31st, 2020.

       3. Those foreign nationals who are not eligible for “automatic stay extension” or violate Vietnamese laws will be treated according to applicable laws of Vietnam.

     4. In case of holding a passport which will expire soon, foreign nationals must submit the Diplomatic Note proving that they are not granted new passports due to Covid-19, the Immigration Department will consider the assistance and facilitation provided to those foreign nationals upon their requests.

     5. For further information (if any) or assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Vietnam Immigration Department, Tel: 0243.9387320 (in the North) and 0283.9200365 (in the South).

      The Immigration Department of Vietnam has the honour to inform and kindly request Embassies/Consulates to continue your cooperation with Vietnam’s competent authorities and enhance information exchange to timely respond to arising issues as well as promptly contain the pandemic./.

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