How to distinguish temporary residence card and 5-year Vietnam visa exemtion?


What’s different things between temporary residence card and 5-year Vietnam visa exemption?


1, Period of stay

Temporary residence card as a long-term visa granted by a competent immigration authority to foreigners who are allowed to stay in Vietnam from 1 year to 3 years and a maximum of 5 years.

5-years Vietnam visa exemption will have 5-year period of multiple entry visa. However, each stay much not exceed 180 days and then to have exit.

2, The object is granted

– Temporary residence card is granted for many subjects as workers, investors, parents, and children of a foreigner in Vietnam,…

And 5-year Vietnam visa exemption is valid for people who are the husbands, the wives, the children of Vietnamese nationality in Vietnam.

3, Advantages of temporary residence card:

  • Staying maximum 3 – 5 years according to the period of temporary residence card without exit.
  • You Can buy an apartment or will be able to buy a house in the near future.
  • Can save on costs because of do not have to carry out multiple visa extension and save on travel expenses.
  • Easy to conduct business, marriage, … in Vietnam

4, Advantages of 5-year Vietnam visa exemption:

  • Enter Vietnam without visa requirement in 5 years, you do not need to apply for a Vietnam visa again. And each entry, you are permitted to stay for 180 days.
  • Saving amount of visa fee: It cheaper than to apply short-term visas within a period of 5 years.

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