Vietnam work permits, Work permits in Vietnam
According to Vietnam’s Legal Regulations, the foreigners if desiring to work for Vietnam-based enterprises and organizations should apply for Work Permit.
The following person if working in Vietnam should apply for Work Permit:
- The person who signs labour contract with Vietnam-based enterprise, organization in accordance with Vietnam’s labour code;
- The person who changes his/her position within a commercial enterprise in Vietnam;
- The person who carries out economic, commercial, financial, banking, insurance, scientific and technical, cultural, sport, educational and medical contracts;
- Contract-based service providers;
- The person who offers services;
- The foriegner who represents for an overseas non-governmental organization which is permited to operate in accordance with Vietnam’s legal regulations;
The following objects should not apply for Work Permit
- The foreigner who works in Vientam for less than 03 (three) months;
- The foreigner who is a member of a limited liabilities company with at least two members;
- The foreigner who is the owner of a one member limited liabilities company;
- The foreigner who is a member of the Management Board of a joint stock company;
- The foreigner who enters Vietnam to offer services;
- The foreigner who enters Vietnam to deal with the urgent cases such as: sophisticated technical and technological cases which will or may affect the production, business and cannot by solved by Vietnamese experts or by in-Vietnam overseas experts; however, these people are allowed for 03 (three) months only; in case of requiring to work for more than 03 months, these people should apply for the work permit as regulated in this Decree.
- The overseas lawyer who has been licensed by the Ministry of Justice for working in Vietnam in accordance with legal regulations;
- Copy of Business Registration Certificate or Operational Certificate;
- Judicial Record provided by authorized agency of the country resided by the worker. In case of a foreigner who has lived in Vietnam for 06 months or more, judicial record provided by Vietnam’s Justice Department is also required;
- Certificate of Health status provided by his/her country. In case of foreigner’s current residence in Vietnam, the certificate of health status should be put under the regulation by Vietnam’s Ministry of Health;
- Copy of foreigner’s certificates of professionalism, skill, including: University Graduation Degree, Master Degree or certificate of professionalism issued by authorized agencies of his/her country.
- Three colorful photos (3cm x 4cm, bare head, front side with obvious face, ears, no glasses) which should be not later than one year old.
- Copy of Passport .
Papers mentioned in Item 2, 3, 4 provided by oversea agencies should be notarized with signature, seal of oversea Vietnamese Ambassy or Vietnam-based Oversea Ambassy.
Consultancy services provided by Viet An Law:
- Apply for Certificate of criminal record for the foreigners in Vietnam (if the foreigner already has the certificate of temporary residence in Vietnam);
- Translate, notarize the translation and legalize the documents for the Work Permit;
- Provide consultancy on conditions of Work Permit in Vietnam;
- Complete the documents of Work Permit for customers;
- Fulfil procedures on application for the Permit at State’s authorized agencies.
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