Article 40. Conditions for consideration for permission for permanent residence
- Foreigners prescribed in Article 39 of this Law may be permitted for permanent residence if they have lawful places of habitation and stable incomes to ensure their livelihood in Vietnam.
- Foreigners prescribed in Clause 2, Article 39 of this Law must be requested by ministers, heads of ministerial-level agencies or heads of government-attached agencies that perform the state management in their professional fields.
- Foreigners prescribed in Clause 3, Article 39 of this Law must have been temporarily residing in Vietnam for at least 3 consecutive years.