For some reason during the time you live and work in Vietnam and you have a need to change the type of visa (visa) to better suit your current needs and work, you can: currently making an application to change the type of visa. However, at present, there are only four cases that are granted and approved by Vietnam to change the type of visa:
- In case there are papers proving that they are investors or representatives of foreign organizations investing in Vietnam according to the provisions of Vietnamese law. Foreigners holding tourist visas, visiting relatives, working visas, etc., are allowed to change the purpose of visa visas according to their current position and role when they can prove that they have legal documents that they are the owner investors or representatives of foreign organizations investing in Vietnam in accordance with the provisions of Vietnamese law.
- In case there are papers proving the relationship as father, mother, wife, husband, child with the inviting or guarantor. The inviting or guarantor is a Vietnamese national or a foreigner holding a lawful Vietnam visa will be able to change the purpose of a visa for his or her foreign identity in accordance with the law.
- If you are invited or guaranteed to work by an agency or organization and have a work permit or certification that you are not eligible for a work permit in accordance with the labor law. Foreigners who are invited and sponsored by the company to work for the company and hold a visa with the symbol DN1, DN2, will be considered and converted for visa purposes to LD1, LD2. Even those who do not have a work permit and a work permit exemption certificate will be able to convert the visa purpose according to the current role.
- In case of entry with an electronic visa and a work permit or confirmation of not being eligible for a work permit in accordance with the labor law. In this case, citizens of 80 countries and territories who have entered Vietnam with an e-visa and can prove that they have a work permit or are exempt from a work permit will be considered for change of purpose. visa from e-visa to a working visa clearly marked LD1, LD2.
If the application is approved, the applicant will be issued a new visa with complete information