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Vietnam police check number 1

Vietnam police check number 1 and 2

Vietnam police check number 1 and 2. There are 2 kinds of Criminal Record in Vietnam: no 1 and no 2.

*Number 1:

No 1 only states/includes unspent convictions and doesn’t state/include spent convictions.

Vietnam police check number 1 is printed on a yellow background paper and doesn’t state your parents and spouse’s name.

Vietnam police check number 1 is usually used for job purpose as your employer may want to know if you currently have any unspent conviction or not.

Vietnam police check number 1
Vietnam police check number 1 and translation

*Number 2:

No 2 states both spent and unspent convictions.

You need to verify which one you are required to submit by yourself.

For example: Canada requests number 2 for immigration, check Canadian immigration website

Vietnam police check number 2 is printed on a violet background paper and states your parents and spouse’s name (if any).

Vietnam police check number 2
Vietnam police check number 2 and translation

The Vietnamese police check doesn’t state expiration date, only states issuance date. Some authorities may request you to legalize your Vietnamese police check before submitting.

Identify which police check is correct one is IMPORTANT and it must be done by you. It would depend on the authority you would submit the police check to.

In the screenshot below, you would see that a Filipino had submitted wrong type to US government and she had to re-do the application.

wrong vietnam police check

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