TEMPORARY RESIDENCE CARD (TRC)

The Temporary Residence Card (TRC) is a paper issued by immigration or competent agencies of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, which are granted to foreigners who are permitted to reside for a definite term in Vietnam. Foreigners wishing to enter Vietnam for work, business or legal relatives visits are required to apply for a TRC.

Temporary residence cards are valid as visas, ie. foreigners can use temporary residence cards to enter or exit Vietnam without having to apply for a visa.

The duration of the TRC must be suitable for the purpose of temporary residence from 1 to 5 years. Based on many conditions, factors that each person is approved and issued TRC with different terms.

Cases in which a foreigner can obtain a TRC in Vietnam:

  • Foreigners are members of diplomatic missions, consular offices, representative offices of international organizations of the UN, intergovernmental organizations in Vietnam, or the spouse, child under 18 years of age, housemaid that comes along during his/her term of office. In this case, he/she will be issued with a temporary residence card with symbol NG3.
  • Foreigners have a visa of type LV1, LV2, ĐT, NN1, NN2, DH, PV1, LĐ or TT. In these cases, he/she will be issued a TRC with similar symbols in their visas.

A compulsory condition for granting temporary residence card is a valid passport must be at least 13 months from the date of application.

 

Process

 

Your TRC will be processed with the following steps:

  1. Send required documents to email visa@vietnam-evisa.org
  2. Make your payment
  3. Get the result

 

Profile

 

1. Foreigners who have Certificate of exemption from work permit or Work permit in Vietnam

 

No.

Name of document

Quantity

Requirement

1

Passport

01

Original, valid at least 13 months 

2

Photo size 2x3cm

02

White background, front view, bare head, without sunglasses

3

Written request of agencies, organizations offering, guarantee and propose for TRC

01

Form NA6 (with signature and stamp from company) (download here)

4

Registration form for the seal and signature of the legal representative of the enterprise operating in Vietnam

01

Form NA16 (with signature and stamp from company) (download here)

5

Application form of TRC

01

Form NA8 (with your applicant's signature) (download here)

6

Business License or Investment Certificate or Representative Office Establishment License, Branch, etc.

01

Original or notarized copy

7

Certificate of exemption from work permit or Work permit

01

Valid at least 13 months, original or notarized copy

8

Proof of residence registration with ward police where the applicant lives

01

Original

9

Letter of introduction for our staff

02

Original (with signature and stamp from company)

 

2. Foreigners who are parents, spouse, and children under 18 years of age of the foreigners working in Vietnam

 

No.

Name of document

Quantity

Requirement

1

Passport

01

Original, valid at least 13 months 

2

Photo size 2x3cm

02

White background, front view, bare head, without sunglasses

3

Proof of relationship: marriage certificate, birth certificate, etc.

01

Notarized copy.

If the document was issued outside of Vietnam, it needs to be consular legalized, translated into Vietnamese and notarized.

4

Passport of the Guarantor

01

Original

5

Temporary Residence Card of the Guarantor

01

Original

6

Written request of agencies, organizations offering, guarantee and propose for TRC

01

Form NA6 (download here)

7

Registration form for the seal and signature of the legal representative of the enterprise operating in Vietnam

01

Form NA16 (download here)

8

Application form of TRC

01

Form NA8 (download here)

9

Business License or Investment Certificate or Representative Office Establishment License, Branch, etc.

01

Original or notarized copy

10

Certificate of exemption from work permit or Work permit

01

Valid at least 13 months, original or notarized copy

11

Proof of residence registration with ward police where the applicant lives

01

Original

 

3. Foreigners who are parents, spouse or children under 18 years of Vietnamese citizens

 

No.

Name of document

Quantity

Requirement

1

Passport

01

Original, valid at least 13 months 

2

Photo size 2x3cm

02

White background, front view, bare head, without sunglasses

3

Proof of relationship: marriage certificate, birth certificate, child care authorization letter, etc.

01

Notarized copy.

If the document was issued outside of Vietnam, it needs to be consular legalized, translated into Vietnamese and notarized.

4

Identification card or Passport of Vietnamese guarantor

01

Original

5

Vietnamese household registration book of Vietnamese guarantor

01

Original

6

Written request of individual guaranteeing and proposing for TRC

01

Form NA7 (download here)

7

Application form of TRC

01

Form NA8 (download here)

*Note: If you do not have full of mentioned documents, please contact us for further advice.