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Opinions divided on foreign employee management

Domestic and foreign employers have conflicting stances regarding potential changes to work permit procedures.

Work permit issuance rules for foreigners likely to be streamlined

The Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs has proposed allowing its provincial agencies to issue work permits for foreigners, a procedure which is believed to make employers more comfortable.

Vietnam to simplify work permit for foreign businesses and workers

Vietnam pledged to facilitate foreign companies and workers to obtain work permits.

Employers seek clarity on easing work permit process

Foreign employers are pleading for a more straightforward process in obtaining work permits, but authorities have pointed out that ensuring a smooth process is a 2-way street.

Civil servants to be sacked if found deliberately dragging out proceedings: official

European enterprises are complaining that they have had to wait 4-5 months to have their labor records handled.

93,000 foreigners currently have work permits in Vietnam

There are currently more than 93,000 foreigners with work permits in Vietnam, according to data from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Guidance issued for foreigners entering Vietnam for short-term work

The Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City yesterday sent a document to departments and agencies on the implementation of medical instructions for epidemic prevention for foreigners entering Vietnam to work for a short time.

Over 100 Chinese working without permits at wind power projects in Dak Nong

Dak Nong Provincial Police Agency has reported that 112 Chinese are working illegally at wind power projects in Dak Song district in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong.

Setting up businesses to … transfer to Chinese

VietNamNet Bridge - Many Vietnamese in Nha Trang in Khanh Hoa province are registering businesses under their names and then transferring them to Chinese, allowing Chinese staff to work without a work permit. 

Vietnamese businesses burdened with labor costs

VietNamNet Bridge - Some provisions of the Labor Code have placed difficulties on enterprises, especially those with a high number of workers.

Some foreign employees no longer need permits to work in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge –The Ministry of Industry and Trade issued Circular No. 41/2014/TT-BCT on bases and procedures for determining that a foreign employee internally transferring within an enterprise belonging to one of eleven services

Work permit pains continue to plague foreign employees

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnamese government has introduced stricter conditions for foreigners working in Vietnam, a move likely to create headaches for qualified people that have spent years working in the country,

Foreign workers without work permit to be deported, new regulations

VietNamNet Bridge - The new decree that will take effect from November 1, 2013 includes detailed provisions on the granting of work permits to foreign workers in Vietnam and deportation of those without work permits.


Singers and model must have work permits from 2014

 VietNamNet Bridge – Only the artists who have work permits have the right to participate in art performances.