- A parent or child recognition dossier shall be submitted directly at the Vinh Phuc provincial Justice Department
- The officer receiving a dossier shall check papers in that dossier and, if the dossier is complete and valid, write a dossier receipt which specifies the dates of interview and result notification. If the dossier is incomplete or invalid, this officer shall guide to supplement and complete the dossier. This guidance shall be made in writing, specifying all papers to be supplemented and completed, and must contain the signature and full name of the dossier-receiving officer and be given to the applicant. Date of processing shall be counted since the date of receiving complete and valid dossier and fee.
In case a person submits a dossier to an improper agency, the dossier-receiving officer shall guide the former in submitting the dossier to a competent agency
- After receiving a complete and valid dossier and a fee, the provincial Justice Department shall study and appraise the dossier, post up the parent or child recognition at its office for 7 working days and concurrently request in writing the commune-level People’s Committee of the locality where the recognized parent or child permanently resides to post up such recognition.
- After receiving the provincial Justice Department’s written request, the commune- level People’s Committee shall post up the parent or child recognition at its office for 7 working days. If there is a complaint or denunciation about such recognition, the commune-level People’s Committee shall promptly send a report thereon to the provincial Justice Department.
The document on parent and child recognition posted by the commune-level People’s Committee’s or provincial-level Justice Department must contain the following information: full names, gender, birth dates, places of residence, numbers of identity cards or passports of the recognizing and recognized parties; and the time limit set for conferring the decision recognizing the parent and child recognition at the provincial-level Justice Department.
Study and appraise the parent or child recognition dossier; and conduct verification in case there is any doubt or a complaint or denunciation about the parent or child recognition or when clarification of the personal identification details of the involved parties or papers in the dossier is needed;
If a dispute over the parent and child recognition arises in the course of settling a dossier, the provincial-level Justice Department shall suspend the dossier settlement and guide the person in dispute and the recognizing or recognized parent or child in requesting a competent court to settle the dispute according to legal proceedings.
. If a complaint or denunciation about the parent and child recognition is lodged in the course of settling a dossier, the provincial-level Justice Department shall suspend the dossier settlement until the result of complaint or denunciation settlement is available.
In case of refusing parent or child recognition, the provincial Justice Department shall send a notice clearly stating the reason to the applicant.
- Within 5 working days after the provincial Justice Department director signs a decision to recognize the parent or child recognition, unless otherwise requested by the involved parties for a plausible reason, the provincial Justice Department shall record in the parent and child recognition registration book and hand over the decision to recognize the parent or child recognition to the involved parties. The recognizer and recognize must be present to receive the decision.
+ In case the recognizing or recognized party or both parties cannot be present for a plausible reason to receive the decision on parent and child recognition on the date set by the provincial-level Justice Department, they shall send to the provincial-level Justice Department a written request for change of such date, clearly stating the reason for their absence.
A child under 9 is not required to be present to receive the decision on parent and child recognition