Temporary residence card for family members of a foreigner

Temporary residence card for family members is entitled to spouses, children under 18 years of foreigners residing in Vietnam. Their families members are granted temporary residence card(TRC) with symbols TT. Temporary residence card brings such a benefit for foreigners especially for who want to stay in Vietnam for a long time, it also is known as a long-term visa.

The validity of a temporary residence card for family members:

–           The duration of a TRC is 30 days shorter than the duration of its passport.

–           The duration for a temporary residence card type TT is granted to spouses, children under 18 years old shall not exceed 03 years for following cardholder symbol LV1, LV2, ĐT, NN1, NN2, DH, PV1, LĐ or foreigners who get married to a Vietnamese.

–           TRC will not be issued for a person who has their passport validity less than one year.

–           Children over 18 years old and parents of foreigners who holding TRC type LV1, LV2, ĐT, NN1, NN2, DH, PV1, LĐ will be granted a visa for a maximum of 6 months.

Temporary residence card for family members

Temporary residence card type of TT for a foreigner.

Dossier to apply for a temporary residence card for family members:

  1. For an applicant who has their spouses/parents holding a temporary residence card type LV1, LV2, ĐT, NN1, NN2, DH, PV1, LĐ:

  • Notarized copy of investment licenses; business license; permits the establishment of enterprises or permits the establishment of representative offices of the sponsor company.
  • Visa requirements for an applicant need to be a type of TT.
  • Certificates that prove the relationship with the cardholder such as birth certificate, marriage certificate. All certificates that were issued in a foreign country need to be legalized and translated into the Vietnamese language.
  • Original of passport with a valid visa.
  • Form Na6: guaranty and sponsor form for a foreign applicant to apply for a Temporary Resident Card.
  • Form Na8: information form for a foreign applicant, include personal detail, current Viet Nam visa detail and request to apply for a Temporary Resident Card.
  1. For a foreign applicant who gets married to a Vietnamese:

  • Notarized copy of marriage certificate.
  • Original of passport with a valid visa.
  • Visa requirements for an applicant need to be a type of TT ( Vietnam marriage visa).
  • Form Na7: guaranty and sponsor form for their spouse to apply for a Temporary Resident Card.
  • Form Na8: information form for a foreign applicant, include personal detail, current Viet Nam visa detail and request to apply for a Temporary Resident Card.
  • Householder book in Viet Nam of a Vietnamese spouse.

In both cases, an applicant needs to prepare:

  • Proof of temporary residence registration by ward police.
  • 02 photos ( image size 2×3 cm); not wearing glasses, looking straight, white background (Photos is taken not over 6 months)

Processing time: 5 – 7 business days, for Expedited service, extra fee will be added.

How much does a temporary residence card Vietnam cost? 

Please email to info@visa-vn.com about your type of visa, last entry time, last entry stamp at which border, nationally, your company sponsor location…we will let you know about the fee of a temporary residence card for family members or don’t hesitate to contact us by:

Email: info@visa-vn.com
Hotline 24/7:
+84 90 8888 763 – Mr.Mike (English Support)
+84 9321 45670 – Mr.David (Vietnamese Support)

Best regard,
visa-vn team

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