A elderly local woman smiles as she takes a break from work in Bai Xep; a quiet remote fishing village off the tourist path, 10km from the major city of Qui Nhon.

Article 4. Principles of entry, exit, transit and residence

Article 4. Principles of entry, exit, transit and residence

  1. To comply with this Law and other relevant of laws of Vietnam or treaties to which Vietnam is a contracting party.
  2. To respect the independence, sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity; to ensure national security, social order and safety and equality in international relations.
  3. To ensure publicity, transparency and convenience for foreigners; to closely and uniformly manage foreigners’ entry into, exit from, transit through and residence in Vietnam.
  4. A foreigner who holds more than one passport may use only one of them for his/her entry into, exit from, transit through and residence in Vietnam.