The Old Quarter is very popular with backpackers. Here a Vietnamese Woman is riding a bicycle wearing a face mask and gloves through a dark alleyway at night, with tourists in the background.

Article 28. Cases of suspension from exit and duration of suspension

Article 28. Cases of suspension from exit and duration of suspension

  1. A foreigner may be suspended from exit if falling into one of the following cases:

a/ Being the accused, a defendant or person with related obligations in a criminal case; or being a defendant or person with related obligations in a civil, business, commercial, labor, administrative or marriage and family case;

b/ Being obliged to serve a court judgment or decision or a decision of the Competition Settlement Council;

c/ Having not yet fulfilled his/her tax obligations;

d/ Being obliged to execute a decision on sanctioning of administrative violation;

dd/ For the reason of national defense and security.

  1. Clause 1 of this Article is not applicable to people who are serving imprisonment sentences and escorted abroad to provide evidence under Article 25 of the Law on Judicial Assistance.
  2. The duration of suspension from exit must not exceed 3 years and may be extended.