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Article 42. Collection and update of information to the national database on exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens

Article 42. Collection and update of information to the national database on exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens

  1. Information about a Vietnamese citizen to be collected and updated to the national database on exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens comes from:

a/ The national database on population, database on citizen identity cards and other national databases and specialized databases;

b/ Collected information about the citizen’s personal details, portrait photo and fingerprints in the process of carrying out procedures to request passport issuance and controlling exit and entry;

c/ Information updated and modified at the request of the citizen in the national database on exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens or immigration paper of the citizen;

d/ Information provided by concerned agencies, organizations and individuals which is related to exit and entry of the citizen.

  1. The collection and update of information to the national database on exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens must comply with the following regulations:

a/ Only information confirmed as accurate after checking may be updated to the national database on exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens;

b/ For information with inconsistent contents collected from different sources, the agency responsible for updating information shall check its legality before updating it to the national database on exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens and take responsibility for updated information.

  1. Responsibility to collect and update information to the national database on exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens is prescribed as follows:

a/ Agencies issuing immigration papers and immigration control units shall collect and immediately process information relating to issuance of passports as well as exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens and update it to the national database on exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens; and take responsibility for updated information;

b/ Agencies managing the national database on population, database on citizen identity cards and other relevant national databases and specialized databases shall ensure uninterrupted connection of these databases to the national database on exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens;

c/ The Immigration Department of the Ministry of Public Security shall collect and update information under its management; protect information and ensure information confidentiality in accordance with law.

  1. Citizens and other agencies and organizations shall create conditions and provide information for agencies issuing immigration papers and units controlling exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens to collect and update information to the national database on exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens.