Article 39. Persons eligible for consideration for permission for permanent residence
- Foreigners who have made meritorious services and contributions to the national construction and defense of Vietnam and awarded medals or state honorary titles by the Vietnamese Government.
- Foreigners who are scientists or experts temporarily residing in Vietnam.
- Foreigners guaranteed by their parents, spouses or children who are Vietnamese citizen permanently residing in Vietnam.
- Stateless persons who have been temporarily residing Vietnam since 2000 or earlier.