Article 5. Rights and obligations of Vietnamese citizens
- Vietnamese citizens have the following rights:
a/ To be granted immigration papers in accordance with this Law;
b/ Persons aged full 14 years or older may choose to get passports issued with or without embedded electronic chips;
c/ To make exit and entry in accordance with this Law;
d/ To have their secret personal and family information in the national database on exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens kept confidential, unless the provision of such information is required by law;
dd/ To request provision of information about their exit and entry; to request update or modification of their information in the national database on exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens or their immigration papers in order to ensure adequacy and accuracy of such information;
e/ To use their passports to conduct transactions or carry out other procedures in accordance with law;
g/ To file complaints or denunciations, initiate lawsuits or claim compensations in accordance with law.
- Vietnamese citizens have the following obligations:
a/ To comply with Vietnam’s law on exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens and laws of host countries when traveling abroad;
b/ To carry out procedures for application for immigration papers, renewal of passports or restoration of validity of their passports in accordance with this Law;
c/ To use immigration papers issued by the competent Vietnamese agency for exit or entry;
d/ To respond to requests of competent agencies or persons for checking of persons, luggage and immigration papers when exit or entry procedures are being carried out;
dd/ To pay immigration paper issuance fee as prescribed by law.
- Persons who have lost their civil act capacity, persons with difficulties in perceiving and controlling their acts as specified in the Civil Code, and persons aged under full 14 years shall, through their at-law representatives, exercise their rights and perform their obligations in accordance with this Law.