Making Ban sauce in Hung Yen town, a traditional sauce of Vietnamese which was fermented from rice - Hung Yen province, North Vietnam

PV1 Visa Application Procedures

PV1 Visa – New Application and Extension Procedures

Based on the laws No. 47/2014/QH13 and No. 51/2019/QH14, the PV1 visa is granted to foreign journalists and media professionals residing in Vietnam. So, what is the validity period of PV1 visa? What are the procedures for new application and extension? Let’s explore the details in the following article.

What is PV1 Visa?

According to the regulations outlined in:

  • Law No. 47/QH13/2014 on immigration.
  • Law No. 51/QH14/2019, which amends and supplements the immigration law.

The PV1 visa, denoted as PV1, is issued to foreign journalists and media professionals residing in Vietnam.

Validity Period of PV1 Visa

The PV1 visa has a maximum validity period of 12 months. Therefore, PV1 visas are issued with a maximum duration of 12 months, and temporary residence cards (PV1) can be issued for up to 2 years.

Procedures for New PV1 Visa Application

The documents required for a new PV1 visa application for foreigners include:

  • Original passport with a minimum validity of 13 months.
  • Type of visa and duration of stay.
  • Documents proving the applicant’s status as a journalist or media professional residing in Vietnam.
  • Entry permit application form according to Form NA2.

Location for document submission: Immigration Department.

Processing time: Within 5 working days from the date of submission.

Procedures for PV1 Visa Extension

The documents required for extending a PV1 visa include:

  • Original passport of the foreign applicant.
  • Documents proving the applicant’s status as a journalist or media professional residing in Vietnam.
  • Proof of relationship documents (if applicable).
  • Visa extension application form according to Form NA5.

Location for document submission for PV1 visa extension: Immigration Department.

Processing time: Within 5 working days from the date of submission.

Note: The processing time mentioned above is effective from the date of document submission.

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