Article 37. Procedures for grant of temporary residence cards

Article 37. Procedures for grant of temporary residence cards

  1. A dossier of application for a temporary residence card comprises:

a/ A written request of the inviting or guaranteeing agency, organization or individual;

b/ A declaration for grant of a temporary residence card, stuck the applicant’s photo;

c/ The passport;

d/ Papers proving the eligibility as prescribed in Article 36 of this Law.

  1. Grant of temporary residence cards:

a/ Diplomatic missions, consular offices or other authorized foreign agencies in Vietnam shall send dossiers of application for NG3 temporary residence cards to the competent agency of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs;

b/ Inviting or guaranteeing agencies, organizations and individuals shall directly submit dossiers of application for temporary residence cards for foreigners prescribed in Clause 2, Article 36 of this Law to immigration management agencies in localities where inviting or guaranteeing agencies, organizations and individuals are located or where invited or guaranteed persons reside.

c/ Within 5 working days after receiving a complete dossier, the immigration management agency or competent agency of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall consider granting a temporary residence card.