On June 16, 2015, the Government issued the Decree No. 57/2015/ND-CP amending a number of articles of the Decree No. 152/2013/ND-CP of November 4, 2013, on management of motor vehicles brought into Vietnam by foreign tourists.
Firstly, the Decree has supplement the left-hand drive caravans to the objectives allowed to be brought into Vietnam by foreign tourists beside left-hand drive automobiles for the transport of up to 9 persons, and motorbikes as in previous regulations.
At the same time, the Decree also shorten t he time for approving the foreign motor vehicle to on public roads in Vietnam. In particular, not later than 03 working days from the day on which the satisfactory application specified in Clause 1 of this Article is received, the Ministry of Transport shall issue a written permission for the use of the foreign motor vehicle to on public roads in Vietnam. The written permission shall be sent to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of National Defense, the Ministry of Finance, the Border Guard High Command and relevant People’s Committees of provinces for cooperation in management. If the application is rejected, a written response shall be sent within 03 working days containing the explanation.
This Decree takes effect on August 01, 2015.
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