The immigration office (PA08) under Ho Chi Minh City’s public security said that from July 1 to July 30, the agency received 28,795 applications for issuance and renewal at the office. In addition, there were 1,831 online applications from June 1 to July 30, with 645 applications being processed and the rest being refused or adding relevant documents and papers.
Regarding the new passport with a birthplace bearer that the German Embassy in Vietnam announced to deny the issuance of visas to Vietnamese residents for the purposes of tourism, work and relative visit, Colonel Nguyen Thanh Tu, head of the PA08 said that the agency awaits the working process between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the relevant units of Germany.
Colonel Tu also said that about 1,000 people have recently come to the immigration office to submit procedures for issuing and renewing passports, a slight decrease from the beginning of July.
As for those who did not have enough conditions to submit the procedures online or had a request for submission of documents directly, they must complete the online form at https://hochieu.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn and book schedule to save time and proceed quickly.