Subject, Procedures, and Documents for Criminal Records

To have a comprehensive understanding of Criminal Records, you can refer to the article for a better understanding of the procedure.

Subjects for Criminal Records:

  • Vietnamese Citizens Nationwide (Residing in Vietnam or Abroad) for visa application, studying abroad, job application, etc.
  • Foreign Citizens Currently Residing in Vietnam for a work permit, entry into other countries, etc.

Customers from distant locations can send their documents for initial review via email, Zalo, Viber, etc.

Documents for CriminalRecords for Vietnamese Citizens:

  • Identification card/Passport;
  • Application form for requesting Criminal record certificate (according to the template);
  • Family register book or certificate of permanent or temporary residence;

Documents for Criminal Records for Foreign Citizens:

  • Passport, visa, or temporary residence card;
  • Application form for requesting Criminal record certificate (according to the template);

When to apply for a Criminal Record Certificate Type 1 or Type 2?

Depending on the agency where you submit your application, they may require either Type 1 or Type 2, but generally, they can be classified as follows:

  • CriminalRecord Certificate Type 1: Applicable for job applications in Vietnam, work permit applications for foreigners, supplementary documents for job applications at companies, etc.
  • CriminalRecord Certificate Type 2: Applicable for submission to administrative agencies in Vietnam, immigration to foreign countries, studying abroad in the US, Canada, Australia, etc.

*Criminal Record Certificate Type 1

This certificate only records non-expunged criminal records and does not record expunged criminal records; information about prohibition from assuming positions, establishing, managing businesses, or cooperatives is only recorded on CriminalRecord Certificate Type 1 upon request by individuals, agencies, or organizations.

* Criminal Record Certificate Type 2

This certificate records all criminal records, including expunged and non-expunged criminal records, and information about prohibition from assuming positions, establishing, and managing businesses, or cooperatives.

Information and documents are obtained from the government’s official public service portal:

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