Posted 23.07. 2019 by Cekindo / Last update on 15.05. 2020
|Following the current public health situations (coronavirus pandemic), foreigners who are experts, business managers, high-tech workers and have a certificate showing not tested positive for COVID-19, issued by competent authorities of the host country and approved by Vietnam MOH, will be allowed to enter Vietnam, However, they must be strictly isolated at established accommodation to ensure safety measures and prevent the spread of the virus.|
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) issued Decision 632/QD-LDTBXH on 4 May 2019. This decision addresses the changes of employment procedures governed by MOLISA. For employers, it is critical to understand your responsibilities and opportunities when recruiting and hiring workers and be aware of changes in work permit processes in Vietnam.
This article elaborates the changes made by MOLISA and why it is important for business owners hiring foreign employees.
Decision 632 was issued for the purpose of harmonising the practical processes released in several legal documents under MOLISA since late 2018. These documents are listed below and were then all incorporated into Decision 632:
This document was issued by the Government to amend Decrees with regard to administrative procedures and business conditions governed by MOLISA.
This circular was announced by MOLISA amending and supplementing some Decrees’ articles regarding administrative procedures governed by MOLISA.
Some of the major changes under Decision 632 are as such:
Vietnam has encountered booming economy since the 90s, thanks to the liberalisation of the country’s economy. The open economy has created numerous favourable business conditions for investors who would like to take their business further in Vietnam.
In an effort to close the talent and skill gaps led by the changing economy, businesses in Vietnam have been recruiting foreign skilled workers. As a result, the number of foreign employees in Vietnam has been increasing tremendously over the years. Currently, there are more than 80,000 foreigners from over 100 countries working and residing in Vietnam.
Here is the basic information of current labour market in Vietnam:
Applying for a work permit in Vietnam is not all difficult and complex as long as you know the latest laws and meet the requirements.
Always play by the book and you or your foreign worker will be able to work legally in Vietnam without issues.
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