Work permit in Vietnam is issued by the Department of Labor, Invalid and Society. It is valid for a period of 36 months (3 years). After it is expired; foreigners have to apply for a renewal permit.
In order to apply for a work permit, you must meet the following conditions:
› Over 18 years old and have adequate health condition to match the demand of the job.
› High degree of specialized knowledge, qualification and technology; experienced in management, business and other professions that the domestic labors cannot currently conduct efficiently.
› If foreigners want to work in special jobs in education or health, they are required to meet all requirements of conducting health and education work of the Vietnamese authorities.
› Have no criminal record in their living country, Vietnam or other countries; being not under any warrant of arrest or jailing by the Vietnamese or foreign policemen.
Foreigners in Vietnam are required to have a valid work permit, except one of these circumstances:
› Working in Vietnam for less than 3 months
› In a company’s board of the corporation that is created under the regulation of the Vietnamese government.
› Head of the representative office or branch of an international company in Vietnam
› Entering and working in Vietnam to resolve the emergent errors or situation that the Vietnamese labors or current foreign workers in Vietnam cannot solve.
› Lawyers that are given permission by the Vietnamese Department of Justice.
The processing time is 15 working days.
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