Passports for overseas Vietnamese

In order to facilitate the granting of general passports and laissez passers for Vietnamese nationals living abroard, the Ministry of Public Security and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued circular on Oct. 6, guiding a decree on entry and exit of Vietnamese citizens.

New customs system to facilitate exports

A workshop opened in Hanoi on October 12 to accelerate the early implementation of a new customs system, ATA Carnet, in Vietnam to help expand the country’s export markets.

Passport time down from five days to 15 minutes

The time taken to complete passports procedures will be cut from five days to 15 minutes, according to Truong Xuan Thanh, deputy director of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.