News on work permit in Vietnam

Foreign specialists’ work permit processing time to be shortened

According to the Circular 24 on the implementation of Section 6, Article 14, Government’s Decree 87 dated 22 September 2014 on the attractions for Vietnamese expatriates specializing in science and technology and foreign specialists working in the sectors of science and technology in Vietnam, the work permit processing …

Permits for foreigners working in Vietnam

Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs released the Circular 24/2015/TT-BLDTBXH on the details of the enforcement of Section 6, Article 14 of the Government’s Decree No. 87/2014/ND-CP on the attractions for Vietnamese individuals working in science and technology in foreign lands and foreign specialists working in science …

Confusing work permit policy concerns foreigners in Vietnam

In December of 2012, prominent Ho Chi Minh City attorney Fred Burke told the assembled members of the Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) and a raft of government officials that urgent reforms were needed in to the country’s increasingly byzantine process of obtaining a work permit. “Work permits can …

Good job: Vietnam to ease visa, work permit requirements for foreigners

Vietnam’s officials have pledged to simplify administrative procedures involving foreign workers in the country, including relaxing work permit and visa requirements for them. Duong Manh Hung, director of the Foreign Labor Department under the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, said the government has instructed his …