Young Caucasian woman walking in Hoi An town in the morning

Article 45. Rights and responsibilities of inviting or guaranteeing agencies, organizations and individuals

Article 45. Rights and responsibilities of inviting or guaranteeing agencies, organizations and individuals

  1. Inviting or guaranteeing agencies, organizations and individuals have the following rights:

a/ Organizations lawfully established in Vietnam may invite and provide guarantee for foreigners to enter Vietnam in conformity with their functions, tasks and scope and domains of operation;

b/ Vietnamese citizens permanently residing in the country may invite or provide guarantee for the grandparents and parents of their spouses, children and siblings who are foreigners to enter Vietnam;

c/ Vietnamese citizens permanently residing in the country may provide guarantee for their parents, spouses and children who are foreigners to apply for permanent residence permission or temporary residence cards in Vietnam.

  1. Inviting and guaranteeing agencies, organizations and individuals have the following responsibilities:

a/ To carry out procedures for inviting or providing guarantee for foreigners to enter, exit or reside in Vietnam in accordance with this Law;

b/ To provide guidance and explanation to foreigners for them to comply with law and respect Vietnam’s cultural traditions and customs;

c/ To fulfill their guarantee responsibility as prescribed by law and coordinate with Vietnamese competent agencies in settling arising problems related to the invited or guaranteed foreigners;

d/ To coordinate with functional agencies in managing foreigners’ activities in accordance with their entry purposes during their temporary residence in Vietnam; to coordinate with accommodation establishments in making temporary residence declaration for foreigners;

dd/ To carry out procedures at state management agencies in charge of sectors or fields which require the application for permission before inviting or providing guarantee for foreigners to enter Vietnam to operate in such sectors or fields.

e/ To notify in writing the immigration management agency of the cases in which foreigners’ granted entry, exit or residence papers have not yet expired but inviting or guaranteeing agencies, organizations and individuals no longer wish to provide guarantee for such foreigners during their temporary residence in Vietnam, and coordinate with functional agencies in requesting such foreigners to leave Vietnam.