birthplace information

Minister of Public Security To Lam speaks at the session. (Photo: VNA)

Adding birthplace information to passport helps ensure citizens’ rights

The addition of "place of birth" information to the Vietnamese passport will ensure stable and long-term legitimate rights and interests for Vietnamese citizens when conducting immigration activities in other countries, according to Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Defense and Security Committee Le Tan Toi.
The new ordinary passport form of Vietnam. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam to add birthplace to new passport form from September 15

Spokesperson of the Public Security Ministry To An Xo yesterday announced that his Ministry has instructed the Vietnam Immigration Department to add information on the holder’s birthplace in the notes section of Vietnam’s new form of ordinary passport from September 15.

The new form of the Vietnamese passport. (Photo: SGGP)

Spain refusing to issue visa to new passport form of Vietnam

The Spanish Embassy in Vietnam yesterday announced on its official Facebook page that it would refuse visa issuance to Vietnamese people owning a passport in the new form (dark blue color) from July 1 due to a lack of information about their birthplace.