Young Caucasian woman walking in Hoi An town in the morning

Article 29. Revocation or invalidation of passports of persons who renounce their Vietnamese citizenship, are deprived of their Vietnamese citizenship or for whom decisions on naturalization in Vietnam are cancelled

Article 29. Revocation or invalidation of passports of persons who renounce their Vietnamese citizenship, are deprived of their Vietnamese citizenship or for whom decisions on naturalization in Vietnam are cancelled

  1. Within 30 days after issuing a decision on permission for renunciation of Vietnamese citizenship, deprivation of Vietnamese citizenship or cancellation of the decision on naturalization in Vietnam, the Ministry of Justice shall send a notice thereof to the Immigration Department of the Ministry of Public Security if the person who renounces his/her Vietnamese citizenship, is deprived of Vietnamese citizenship or for whom the decision on naturalization in Vietnam is cancelled is residing in the country; or to an overseas Vietnamese representative mission if such person is residing abroad.
  2. Within 3 working days after receiving the notice, the Immigration Department of the Ministry of Public Security shall examine, revoke or invalidate the passport which remains valid.
  3. Within 3 working days after receiving the notice, the overseas Vietnamese representative mission shall examine, revoke or invalidate the passport which remains valid and send a notice thereof to the Immigration Department of the Ministry of Public Security and the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in case the mission’s system is not yet connected with the national database on exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens.