Category Archives: Legal Issues

Saigon Traffic Police CGST

Getting stopped by the traffic police (CSGT) in Saigon (HCMC), Vietnam

Back in January, 2018, I got pulled over by the infamous traffic police (CGST) in the Phu Nhuan District. I was stopped for being in the left lane (which is just for cars). As you can tell from the videos below, I was actually in the middle lane which is permitted for motorbikes/motorcycles (as well […]

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Getting Vietnamese Documents Consularized

I got my Vietnam Criminal Background Report a couple weeks ago.  Since the CBR is written in the Vietnamese language, I had to get it translated into English and legalized before I could take this document with me to Kazakhstan.  It was actually an easy process to do.  For 1.2 million VND (or roughly $60 […]

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