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Conditions for granting work permit in Vietnam

A foreign worker means a person who has a foreign nationality and:

Work Permit in Vietnam

  • is at last 18 years of age and has full legal capacity;
  • has qualifications, occupational skills, practical experience and adequate health as prescribed by the Minister of Health;
  • is not serving a sentence; does not have an unspent conviction; is not undergoing criminal prosecution under his/her home country’s law or Vietnam’s law;
  • has a work permit granted by a competent authority of Vietnam, except in the cases stipulated in Article 154 of Labor Code 2019.

Beside that, foreign workers working in Vietnam must comply with Vietnamese’s Labor law and they are protected by Vietnamese law, except for internation treaties to which the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is member have other rules.

In addition, the term of a labor contract for the foreign worker in Vietnam shall not exceed the term of the work permit. While employing foreign workers in Vietnam, the two parties may agree to enter into several times a fixed-term labor contract.

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