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Article 47. Responsibilities of the Ministry of Public Security

Article 47. Responsibilities of the Ministry of Public Security

  1. To take responsibility before the Government for assuming the prime responsibility for, and coordinating with related ministries and ministerial-level agencies in, performing the state management of foreigners’ entry into, exit from, transit through and residence in Vietnam.
  2. To assume the prime responsibility for formulating and submitting to competent agencies for promulgation, or to promulgate according to its competence, legal documents on foreigners’ entry into, exit from, transit through and residence in Vietnam.
  3. To organize the implementation of legal documents on foreigners’ entry into, exit from, transit through and residence in Vietnam.
  4. To grant permits for foreigners’ entry into, exit from and residence in Vietnam.
  5. To control the entry, exit and transit at international border gates as prescribed by law.
  6. To conduct inspection and examination, settle complaints and denunciations, and handle violations of the law on foreigners’ entry into, exit from, transit through and residence in Vietnam.
  7. To promulgate forms of papers on foreigners’ entry into, exit from and residence in Vietnam.
  8. To make state statistics on foreigners’ entry into, exit from, transit through and residence in Vietnam.
  9. To enter into international cooperation according to its competence, to propose to competent agencies the conclusion of and accession to treaties on foreigners’ entry into, exit from, transit through and residence in Vietnam.