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tim_xau_xi posted March 28th, 2013 at 5:33 pm to Visas.
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What's the longest Visa I can get if I have a 36 month work permit? Can I get a Multi-entry Business Visa the same length as my Work permit? I'm employed as a teacher in Saigon.

Last answered by soxes about 63 months ago.
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Kendalrolley posted March 19th, 2013 at 9:22 am to Visas.
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Hi everyone - sorry if this has been asked before. I know there's a management visa + work permit you can get for Vietnam - for those of us without a Bachelor's Degree - if we've had 5 years experience in a management position in a company in Australia. I know that a letter from the Australian company is required but not sure what exactly it needs to say? Also, apparently it needs to be stamped and certified by the 'Notarizing Department' which doesn't exist in Australia - will a JP s...

Last answered by Grant about 64 months ago.
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jelly000 posted June 17th, 2012 at 9:41 am to Visas.
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3 year Work permit Two years ago I had a 3 year work permit to one company, then I got a new job and the new employer transfered it into their name. I am about to move to another company, but my present company is very reluctant to hand over my work permit. I want to know how owns it? It is in my name but has their name on it as well.

Last answered by TBBle about 64 months ago.
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Xmigrant posted March 8th, 2013 at 10:24 pm to Visas.
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Hello all, I will go to Hong Kong between 17/03 and 21/03. i planning to apply new B3 visa when i get there, but the current B3 visa expire on 25/03/2013. So current B3 visa not expire yet! but can i able to apply new one, or have to wait it expired?

Last answered by Xmigrant about 64 months ago.
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damooster posted March 3rd, 2013 at 3:39 pm to Visas.
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I am a US citizen and my wife is a Philippines citizen. We just found out that my wife is 8 weeks pregnant. Right now, we are planning to travel back to the Philippines in July so that my wife can give birth in the Philippines (where she'll be surrounded by her family and friends). I currently have a two year work permit and a one year working visa. We are in the process of getting my wife a spousal visa (employer taking care of this). My question is, do I need to get a visa for our child...

Last answered by Rupert about 64 months ago.
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peaceandlove1 posted February 10th, 2013 at 5:29 pm to Visas.
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HI guys! Is there any way to get a visa for china ? Now that its tet its seems to be impossible to enter countries that require visa's (non on arrival). Thanks!

Last answered by ruben3 about 65 months ago.
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KarendanPitbuddhism posted February 12th, 2013 at 4:30 pm to Visas.
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Anyone know when the Chinese Embassy visa office in Hanoi is going to reopen? I think it is closed right now for New Year. Also, any idea what hours they are usually open? Thanks

Last answered by swisshanoi about 65 months ago.
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Nada posted January 21st, 2013 at 9:27 pm to Visas.
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Sapa China border run possible? My visa expires on the 9th of February. We are planning a trip to Sapa with German visitors. My question - can I leave via Vietnam on that border and apply for a visa to re enter Vietnam in a day or so - does anyone know what the visas for China will cost going in - does the same cost apply for any nationality. has anyone got a three months visa for Vietnam via this route?

Last answered by buddanarchy about 65 months ago.
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peaceandlove1 posted February 6th, 2013 at 4:14 pm to Visas.
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This might sound a bit complicated but lets give it a try I have/ had a legit 6 months multiple entry visa. Because my passport was expiring in less than 6 months I decided to apply for a new passport because I wanted to travel( you need at least 6 months to be able to travel to any country). (this I did after inquiring whether it was possible or not to transfer the visa from the old into the new passport). I was lucky to get the passport after a week. I was supposed to do the visa tran...

Last answered by Longh about 65 months ago.
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wipper posted January 16th, 2013 at 10:19 pm to Visas.
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Hi, can anyone please tell me if you have to leave Vietnam to extend your visa and how many times you are able to do this ?. Thanks

Last answered by Newman about 66 months ago.
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YMCB123 posted January 15th, 2013 at 12:36 pm to Visas.
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My three month business visa will expire in March. I have already extended once already. It will be time for me travel to one of Vietnam's bordering countries. Then I can enter back into Vietnam. I was wanting to know how long I would have to leave Vietnam before I can enter back into Vietnam? Any recommendations on places to travel? When entering into Vietnam, what is the process to enter back into the country with a 3 month business visa?

Last answered by lance96 about 66 months ago.
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damooster posted November 30th, 2012 at 9:29 am to Visas.
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When I arrived to Hanoi, I did so on a three-month business visa (multiple entry). It will be expiring at the end of December and so I need to extend it. Call me silly, but I like to be prepared for everything. In regards to my visa extension, I'm wondering what the likelihood of it being denied is. Are extensions simply "rubber stamps" or is there a possibility for it to be denied? What are some reasons that it would be denied? What are the inner-workings of the process i.e. how is an ext...

Last answered by ElemenoPea about 66 months ago.
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Lisa V posted January 6th, 2013 at 1:18 pm to Visas.
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Of course this is not advisable, but I am curious. My extension stamp has scribbled across it in blue biro the date it expires. It looks like a child has written it. Do these dates get logged on some central Vietnamese Visa Department system or is the record of the date only recorded in my passport? I could so easily change a '1' to a '4' and avoid the trauma that is visa extensions for another few months!

Last answered by Vegas about 66 months ago.
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clarktran posted December 23rd, 2012 at 10:22 pm to Visas.
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Visa Issues. My wife and I have lived in Hanoi for 3 years. Every 3 months we fly to Thailand and have a vacation. We are tired of this. We want a 12-month visa. Can we still get one from Cambodia? Just go and pay our money and come back. Is it that simple? Any way we can get an extention in Hanoi without leaving the country? Thanks for your help. Can you send me an email if you have answers? Michael

Last answered by zipp about 67 months ago.
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philbo posted December 22nd, 2012 at 10:21 am to Visas.
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Hello everyone, My friend and I were visiting Hanoi for the holidays and an unfortunate event happened to us. A passing by motorcyclist yanked her purse and made away with money and items but most importantly was her visa application reciepts. That day she went to reapply for a student visa and paid 160 usd for it to reenter the us for spring semester for next year when we return. My question is does she have to pay the 160 usd again or can she go back to the office with identification and t...

Last answered by chikacherry about 67 months ago.
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GuyMalki posted December 20th, 2012 at 11:19 pm to Visas.
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Hey you all, My question is about extension of visa, I have a visa 'till Jan', But I wish to stay longer and learn some Vnmese.. Would love some advise about what is the best way you now to deal with the visa part and also if any of you can recommend on a nice place to stay, maybe an app. For a reasonable price in Tay Ho dis. Thanks a bunch. guy

Last answered by Newman about 67 months ago.
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graafderk posted November 5th, 2012 at 10:24 am to Visas.
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I have seen a lot of topics on visas and visa runs, but did not find an appropriate answer for my case, so again the great wisdom of our online community is called upon. I am a student doing an internship at one of Hanoi's universities. Before I came here in September, I was granted a three-month B1 visa. Although I was slightly confused about getting a business visa for people wanting to work at the supreme court etc., I did not pay much attention as I supposed the university was actually...

Last answered by TBBle about 68 months ago.
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santafedistance posted October 23rd, 2012 at 2:01 pm to Visas.
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hi all i have a question i need help i try to come cambodia next week to get vietnamese visa 3 months i dont know how i can do and where, how much, is it easy? thanks

Last answered by lcagaiden about 69 months ago.
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tomw69 posted October 11th, 2012 at 12:52 pm to Visas.
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Hi, does anyone have any experience in regards to how the authorities will handle a work-permit application if the health-check shows a positive HIV result!? Will one be able to still get a work-permit, or will they refuse it!? Any insight, or experience is appreciated.

Last answered by nallen about 69 months ago.
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ninabanana posted October 5th, 2012 at 3:42 pm to Visas.
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My son and I arrived at different times giving us different end dates for our 3 month visa. I booked our visa run in a rush for a date unfortunately 4 days past his visa expiry. I plan to get a pre-approval letter for re-entry, but wonder what will happen at the airport. Should I change the flights or is it possible to just pay a fine? Is there any chance they will bar us from returning (we live here.)

Last answered by Longh about 69 months ago.
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