☑️Step 1: Prepare the extension application form NA5 along with your passport and temporary residence declaration document
☑️Step 2: When you have all these documents, please hand in them to Vietnam immigration office in Ho Chi Minh city
– Address: : 254 Nguyen Trai Street, Ward 6, District 1, Ho Chi Minh city
– Street directions: https://g.page/quanlyxuatnhapcanh?share
– Working time:
+ Morning: 08h00 – 11h30 (Monday to Saturday)
+ Afternoon: 13h30 – 16h00 (Monday to Friday)
☑️Step 3: Wait for 5 working days for the result. Normally it takes 5-7 working days for a 1 month visa and 10 working days for a 3 month visa.
Depending on your current visa type, your stay can be extended up tp 6 months.
Depending on your current visa type, you need to have an entity to sponsor for your extension of temporary residence in Vietnam. The form NA5 will be stamped and signed by director of this entity prior submitting to Immigration office in Ho Chi Minh city.
Proof of temporary residence is a document issued by the local police where you registered your stay. When staying at a certain address, you will have to register your stay at the police.
- If you stay in a hotel, the hotel will register for your residence with the local police. Please contact the reception staff for the paper temporary residence.
- If you are staying in an apartment building, the landlord or their representative is responsible for registering your stay with the local police. Contact them to get the registered temporary residence paper.
See the sample of temporary residence declaration paper here
** Residence without registering with the local police may be fined up to 4 million Vietnamese dong.