Overseas Vietnamese returning to settle in Vietnam are allowed to bring with them one car as personal effects, according to the Finance Ministry’s recent circular, which will take effect as of July 24.

The circular, issued on June 9, provides specific guidance on car import procedures and conditions for overseas Vietnamese who has completed procedures for permanent residence in Vietnam .

Imported cars are required to have current foreign number plates and must comply with Vietnam ’s import regulations.

Customs departments of cities and provinces are authorised to receive applications for car imports and grant import permits.

Together with visa and housing policies, the car import regulation has created favourable conditions for overseas Vietnamese go back to live in their homeland./.