Criminal Record Cards provides criminal or judicial information about a person in Vietnam. The criminal record in Vietnamgoverns the process to obtain the criminal records cards.
Accordingly, to obtain the Criminal Record cards in Vietnam, the applicant must apply at the provincial/ municipal Justice Department in Vietnam. For foreigners residing in Vietnam, he/she has to submit the request to the Department of Justice where he/she resides and receives the results at Justice Department.
Documents required are: i) the written application form; ii) certified photocopies of passports; iii) a copy of the permanent or temporary resident card in Vietnam; iv) authorization letter in case of authorized application for Criminal Record card (if the authorized persons are not the parents, spouse or children). The written authorization must be certified or authenticated in accordance with the law; v) application letter for granting Criminal Record.
During the process of applying for the Criminal Record, the applicant might has to work with the police agencies; the Court: in case there are not sufficient evidence at the police agencies to conclude that the applicant has no criminal records or the content of the applicant’s criminal records is not clear; People’s Committees of communes, wards and townships; agencies, organizations and agencies related proceedings: in case of coordination to verify the conditions of having his/her conviction automatically written off.
In practice, there are cases when the foreigner already left Vietnam and now he/she is in need of Criminal Record for the time he/she resided in Vietnam. We have successfully assist clients in various cases. If you have any inquiries, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at office tel +848 35202779.
Our foreign investment practice at ANT Lawyers helps clients with the following: Transactional structuring: advising on the possibility for foreign investors to obtain an investment licence in Vietnam and the selection of an appropriate investment vehicle in Vietnam such as a business co-operation contract, a joint venture company or to set up a company in Vietnam as a wholly foreign owned company. Licensing requirements: drafting and negotiating all documents required for obtaining an investment licence for a foreign invested project, following up Vietnamese authorities for obtaining the investment licence and assisting to complete all post-licensing procedures. Regulatory issues: advising on regulatory issues in relation to the operation of foreign invested projects in Vietnam including advertising and promotion of their products. Please contact us for inquiries through email email@example.com or call our partner directly at + 84 912 817 823. Let ANT Lawyers help your business in Vietnam.
Our intellectual propertypractice at ANT Lawyers help clients to protect, and profit from their intellectual assets in Vietnam.
ANT Lawyers is supported by a team of experienced patent, trademark, design attorneys with qualification and skills handling full range of legal services relating to intellectual property in Vietnam. We have specialized in the preparation and registration of patents, trademarks and designs for our clients. We assist our clients in all steps of the prosecution phase of IP management.
The law firm of ANT Lawyers offers the following services:
Filings (convention priority and national/regional phases filings)
Oppositions and appeals
Grant and registration procedures
Counterfeits and cross-border action
The law firm of ANT Lawyers assists clients in drafting and negotiating agreements related to patents, trademarks, domains, software, know-how and other intellectual property rights including but not limited to licensing agreements, non-disclosure agreements, IP sales/purchase agreements, and assignment contracts.
Under Intellectual Property Law of Vietnam, invention is a technical solution which must be of worldwide novelty, involves inventive steps and is applicable in various social and economic fields. Patent Attorneys in Vietnam The subject of invention and utility solution may be a device, process, substance, microorganisms, cell culture, and use thereof in accordance with a new function. Subject shall not be protected as inventions include: plant or animal varieties; method for prevention, diagnosis or treatment of diseases in human being, animals or plants; topographical design of integrated circuits; computer programs.
ANT Lawyers provides clients patent services as following:
Advise legal matters and the patent-ability of inventions and utility solutions in Vietnam and in abroad;
Conduct patent searches and provide information on invention or utility solution, advice measures to protect patent or utility solution in Vietnam and abroad;
Complete the applications (including translating, writing patent description, preparing illustrative drawings of patent) and file to register invention license or utility solution;
Enforce the invention or utility solution rights, including investigation, supervision, negotiation, mediation, lawsuit initiation to handle infringement in Vietnam and oversea.
Advise matters related to maintenance, payment of maintenance fee; recording of all changes of patent application/registrations;
Draft, evaluate, register usage or ownership transfer of contracts on invention or utility solution;
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Our foreign investment practice at ANT Lawyers helps clients with the following:
Transactional structuring: advising on the possibility for foreign investors to obtain an investment licence in Vietnam and the selection of an appropriate investment vehicle in Vietnam such as a business co-operation contract, a joint venture company or to set up a company in Vietnam as a wholly foreign owned company.
Licensing requirements: drafting and negotiating all documents required for obtaining an investment licence for a foreign invested project, following up Vietnamese authorities for obtaining the investment licence and assisting to complete all post-licensing procedures.
Regulatory issues: advising on regulatory issues in relation to the operation of foreign invested projects in Vietnam including advertising and promotion of their products. Please contact us for inquiries through email email@example.com or call our partner directly at + 84 912 817 823.
It has been reported recently that some criminal organizations abroad have selected Vietnam as a place to perform legal acts. The act of using internet network and high- tech system to steal money in a credit card and spend in Vietnam are getting more common. Unauthorized intrusion into the database of key economic sectors such as postal , telecommunications, banking, and websites to steal information, domain name, card card to make online purchase or usage of fake ATM cards to withdraw cash from ATM machines in Vietnam are violation of Vietnam Criminal Code.
Currently , under the provisions of the Vietnam Criminal Code, there are three laws governing the violations in the field of high-tech crime. Article 224: create and spread virus information; Article 225: breach regulations on operation, and usage of electronic computers; Article 226: unauthorized use of information online and in computers. As the high-tech crime has no borders and get more sofisticated, the law experts are calling for a stricter sanctions to deter and prevent it from speading.
Vietnam has recently issued a new law that put a stricter control on foreigners working in Vietnam. With the changes being implemented from early November of 2013, the process to apply for Work permit in Vietnamwill take longer and would cost extra fees. The work permit for foreigners in Vietnam will now require the approval from head of People’s Committee and that once it is issued, it will only be good for two years as max in compared with three years as regulated earlier. ANT Lawyers’ employment and labour lawyers in Vietnam keep track of the changes in the employment and labour law in Vietnam and assist our client to cope with changes. The Government has issued Decree 102/2013/ND-CP elaborating some articles of the new Vienam Labour Code 2012 on foreign workers in Vietnam. Accordingly, the employer applying for work permits of foreign employees must comply with the following procedure: step 1) make a report stating clearly the demand of employee in their companies, then send to the President of People’s Committee in order to apply for the permission of foreign worker employment; step 2) prepare documents and submit for work permits at Department of Labor and Social Welfare before 15 days at least of the date employees start work. The work permits shall be valid with maximum term of 2 years.
The new Decree also allows four group of others to work in Vietnam, including: i) Volunteers who work voluntarily without salary or wage; ii) The persons who are responsible to establish the commerce presences in Vietnam; iii) Managers, CEOs, specialists, technical workers who are trained in technology major at least 1 year and used to work at least 3 years in trained major; iv) The persons who are engaging in bidding projects and other projects in Vietnam.
Decree 102/20113/ND-CP takes effect on November 1st 2013 and replaces Decree 34/2008/ND-CP. If you need to apply for the work permits or relevant issues, we could assist. ANT Lawyers, your lawyers in Vietnam
If a foreigner have have been sponsored work permit in Vietnam to work or he/she decide toset up a company in Vietnam, he/she could be grantedtemporary residence card instead of applying and re-newing business or travel visas every three months. We detail here some procedures which help foreigners to prepare for before applying for temporary residence card.
I. Subjects to be granted temporary residence card:
• Members of foreign representative agencies and their accompanying relatives (father, mother, wife, husband, children under 18 years old).
• Foreigners who work with the Institute of the Supreme People’s Procuracy, the Supreme People’s Court, the ministries, ministerial-level agencies, agencies attached to the Government and People’s Committees of provinces and cities directly under the Central Government and the Central offices of mass organizations, mass organizations.
• Foreigners who work in projects already approved by competent state agencies licensed in Vietnam.
• Foreigners who work with businesses in Vietnam has the work permit valued more than 01 year.
• Persons on the payroll of foreign representative offices and branches of economic organization, culture and other professional organizations of foreign non-governmental organizations based in Vietnam.
• Foreigners staying in Vietnam for other purposes.
II. Conditions for implementation
+ Time to stay in Vietnam more than 01 year;
+ Valid passport more than 01 year;
III. The composition, the number of records:
1) The composition profile, including:
• A written request of agencies, organizations and individuals offering, guarantee and propose for temporary residence card;
• 01 declaration of information of foreigners who apply for temporary residence, with photos and sealed by the agency or organization: A written request for temporary residence card (Form N7A); a declaration about Foreigners applying for temporary resident card (Form N7B)
• 02 3 x4 cm size photographs;
• 01 copies of passport, valid visa, immigration cards (bring original for comparison);
• 01 copies or photo (bring the original for comparison) proof of purpose to stay in Vietnam.
As the case may file appropriate documents: investment licenses, permits the establishment of enterprises,work permit in Vietnam, certificate of board members and permits the establishment of representative offices, marriage/birth registration.
2) The number of records: 01 (one).
IV. Implementing agencies administrative procedures:
Immigration management Department, Police provinces and cities directly under the Central Government.
V. Implementation time: 05 to 07 days;
VI. Subjects performed: by organizations and individuals;
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