The Government’s Decree No. 92/2007/ND-CP on detailing the implementation of a number of Articles of the Law on Tourism

Decree No. 92/2007/ND-CP on detailing the implementation of a number of Articles of the Law on Tourism has regulated about rights and obligations of international travel enterprises, in which,  internatinal travel agencies has the rights to request a competent state agency to approve the entry, exit or transit of tourist as said in the Article 13 of the Decree. Accordingly, you can know why an international travel agency can request Vietnam Immigration Department to get visa approval letters for tourists.

Article 13. Rights and obligations of international travel enterprises

 

1. An international travel enterprise has the following rights:

  • a) To enjoy business autonomy and take responsibility for tourism business activities;
  • b) To request a competent state agency to approve the entry, exit or transit of tourists;
  • c) To have their lawful tourism business activities protected by the State;
  • d) To participate in tourism promotion activities; join in professional associations;
  • e) Other rights provided for by law.

 

2. An international travel enterprise has the following obligations:

  • a) To set up, register and conduct its business in accordance with law;
  • b) To employ only tourist guides who possess international tourists guide’s cards to guide foreign tourists and observe regulations on the employment of laborers;
  • c) To notify the provincial-level state agency charge of tourism of the replacement of its travel business administrator within 30 days after such replacement;
  • d) To monitor and make full and accurate statistics on the number of tourists to whom it has provided tourism services;
  • e) To assure the conditions for, an interests of, tourists in accordance with the concluded agreements;
  • f) Other obligations prescribed by law.

 

For full Vietnamese Version, please see here: Nghị Định 92/2007/NĐ-CP.

For full English Translation Version, please see here: Decree No. 92/2007/ND-CP.
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