REGISTRATION FOR RETAINING VIETNAMESE CITIZENSHIP FOR ADOPTED VIETNAMESE CHILDREN


1. Vietnamese oversea who is not yet lost their Vietnamese citizenship and not having a Vietnamese valid passport in accordance with Vietnamese Law prior to  July 1st 2009, if they desire to retain Vietnamese citizenship.
2. Registration to retain Vietnamese citizenship is implemented until July 1st 2014. Later than this due date, persons mentioned at point 1 who do not register to retain Vietnamese citizenship, will be lost their Vietnamese citizenship.
3. Dossiers:
- The Application form (attached)
- The Biography form (attached)
- a notarised copy of the following Vietnamese documents:
         + Birth Certificate;
         + Personal Identification;
         + Expired Vietnamese passport;
         + the Decision on recognition of adoptions for children who are foreigners, the Decision to permit foreigners to adopt Vietnamese children.

Embassy of Viet Nam
Embassy of Vietnam
12-14 Victoria Road, London W8 5RD
Tel: 020 7937 1912
Fax: 0207 565 3853
        0207 937 6108

Telephone enquires:
Monday to Friday 9:30 to 12:30 and 15:30 to 17:30

Consular Section
Opening hours: 09:30 to 12:30 (Monday to Friday)
Fax: 0207 937 6108
       0207 937 6108

Email:
consular@vietnamembassy.org.uk