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Consensual Divorce Involving Foreign Elements

Consensual Divorce 16/08/2022

Divorce, when the wife or husband is abroad, is one of the cases of divorce with foreign elements. In a consensual divorce, due to geographical conditions, the Court allows the husband/wife to not have to return from abroad but still be able to resolve the divorce for the couple. In the article below, Apolo Lawyers - Solicitors & Litigators (Tel: (+84) 903.419.479) will help clients have a better understanding when carrying out the divorce procedure with foreign elements.

1/ What is a consensual divorce involving foreign elements?

  • Consensual divorce involving foreign elements means a divorce between a Vietnamese citizen and a foreigner or overseas Vietnamese;

  • Between the parties are foreigners living in Vietnam;

  • Between Vietnamese people but the grounds for establishing, changing or terminating such relationship according to foreign law, arising abroad or the property related to the such relationship is abroad.


2/ Jurisdiction related to a consensual divorce involving foreigners 

The Court of the province or city under central authority in Vietnam where the party in Vietnam or the respondent is residing or working.

Note: In case a Vietnamese person no longer has Vietnamese nationality, although still residing in Vietnam, applies for a consensual divorce involving foreign, it does not fall under the jurisdiction of the Court in Vietnam.

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3/ Dossier to carry out procedures for consensual divorce involving foreign elements

A dossier of applications for consensual divorce involving foreign elements includes:

(The dossier can be submitted directly at the Court or sent by post)

  • The request for the Court to recognize the consent divorce;

  • Original marriage registration certificate;

  • Certified copy of household registration book;

  • Certified copy of ID card/CCCD/HC of husband and wife;

  • Certified copy of the birth certificate of the child;

  • Documents and other evidence attached.


4/ Consulting services for the implementation of divorce procedures with foreign elements

Apolo Lawyers provides services related to:

  • Consultancy procedures for consensual divorce with foreign elements such as:
  • Divorce with foreign elements (divorce with foreigners);

  • Advising on rights and obligations of the clients related to the case;

  • Consulting on common property of husband and wife;

  • Child custody counseling;

  • Instructing the client to provide relevant papers and documents to protect the interests of the client during the mediation phase at the Court;

  • Participating in mediation negotiations on divorce, property division and child custody;

  • Authorized representative for clients in divorce cases involving foreign elements;

  • Participating in legal proceedings to protect legitimate interests: property disputes, child rearing,...

5/ Contact

Legal issues related to the consensual divorce procedure is one of the legal areas in which we have extensive experience. We have a team of lawyers, legal consultants who are knowledgeable, regularly guide to make divorce documents with saving cost and time.

So, if you want to know more details about consensual divorce involving foreign elements procedure, do not hesitate to contact us via Apolo Lawyers - Solicitors & Litigators or Hotline: (+84) 903.419.479