VIETNAM – New Notification Requirement for Early Termination of Work Permits

Effective immediately, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has issued a circular which re-introduces the requirement to notify provincial Departments of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (DeLISA) of early termination of work permits, and introduces new work permit application forms. Implementation is ongoing and depends on the province.

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VIETNAM – New Notification Requirement for Early Termination of Work Permits

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VIETNAM – Some Provinces Now Require Residence Card Cancellation Before Departure

Effective immediately, the immigration authorities in some provinces in Vietnam are requiring foreign nationals who are terminating their assignments and leaving the country to surrender and cancel their Temporary Residence Card (TRC) prior to their departure. In these cases, the foreign national and any dependents will have to apply for an exit visa to be able to leave Vietnam.

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VIETNAM – Some Provinces Now Require Residence Card Cancellation Before Departure

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VIETNAM – Work permit duration cannot exceed local entity business licence validity

Effective immediately, the Labour Authority in Ho Chi Minh City has clarified that the proposed duration of a work permit as stated in the application (currently two years maximum) cannot exceed the expiration date of the sponsoring entity’s current business licence.

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VIETNAM – Work permit duration cannot exceed local entity business licence validity

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VIETNAM – New Work Permit Eases Criteria for Intra-Company Transfers

Effective immediately, the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Labour Department is accepting applications for a new category of work permit which eases key requirements for intra-company transferees.

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VIETNAM – New Work Permit Eases Criteria for Intra-Company Transfers

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VIETNAM – Update on the Transition to an Online Work Permit Application System

With an implementation date of 2 October 2017, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has issued a new instructional circular (Circular 23/2017/TT-BLDTBXH) providing the details for online submission and management of applications in the new online process.

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VIETNAM – Update on the Transition to an Online Work Permit Application System

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VIETNAM – Mandatory Online Work Permit Application Submission at the Hanoi Department of Labour

The Department of Labour in Hanoi has confirmed that the new online system for the submission of job position approval, new work permit, work permit re-issuance and work permit exemption applications, which has been in testing since April will be fully implemented and mandatory from 1 July 2017.

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VIETNAM – Authorities Testing Online Work Permit Portal

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VIETNAM – Authorities Testing Online Work Permit Portal

A draft circular released in January this year by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) introduced a nationwide portal for the online submission and management of work permit applications. According to the draft circular, online work permit applications will be mandatory nationwide from 1 July 2017, and the systems are currently being developed and tested.

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VIETNAM – Authorities Testing Online Work Permit Portal

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