Benefits Of Applying For A Work Permit With Cekindo
Getting a Work Permit in Vietnam
Vietnam Immigration Laws mandate foreigners working in Vietnam secure a Vietnam Work Permit or Work Visa to comply with local regulations.
Several factors contribute to the high demand for foreign employees in Vietnam. The most important ones are:
COVID-related Updated for 2021 & 2022
Following the current public health situation (coronavirus pandemic), foreigners who are experts, business managers, high-tech workers, and have a certificate showing a negative test result for COVID-19, issued by competent authorities of the host country and approved by Vietnam MOH (Ministry of Health), will be allowed to enter Vietnam. Furthermore, you must be fully vaccinated against the virus. However, you must be strictly isolated at established accommodation for 8 days to ensure safety measures and prevent the spread of the virus.
Work Permit in Vietnam – What You Need to Know
A Work Permit enables foreign workers in Vietnam to be employed and conduct business activities that result in profits. Foreign investors who have companies in Vietnam can be exempted from work permit applications.
A Work Permit is issued for 12-24 months and can be renewed. The length of the application process is estimated to take 20 working days
To be eligible to apply for a Work Permit to be employed in Vietnam, the following conditions are to be satisfied:
Furthermore, the following documents are to be submitted. Note that incomplete documents may result in your application process being delayed by the authority.
Vietnam Investor Visa
In addition to a work permit and temporary residence card, another type of visa that appeals to foreigners in Vietnam is Investor Visa. Investor Visa, also known as DT Visa, is available for foreign investors and foreign lawyers having their legal practice in Vietnam.
There are four types of Investor Visas that are granted to foreigners:See Our TRC Services Page
Contact Our Consultants
Please send your question(s) by filling in this form. Our consulting team will quickly answer you via Email for a free consultation. Due to the current situation we are able to provide our services 100% online for everyone safety
Founder & CEO, Clap Tech Limited Company
Founder, Shewutrade Group
CEO, Ryker Company Limited
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it possible to use a business visa to work in Vietnam?
The term “business visa” gets tricky in the Vietnamese context. In Vietnam, there are several kinds of visas that might be used for business purposes, and their requirements, validity and conditions differ. As a rule of thumb, DN business visa is the one you should apply for when working in Vietnam.
Is it easy to obtain a business visa or working permit?
This depends on several factors such as your country of origin, previous working experience, a position you apply for etc. However, the process will be smoother with the assistance of a professional visa partner with a vast network of contacts in Vietnam.
Who can be a visa sponsor?
Again, this depends on the kind of visa you apply for. Business visas and work permits should be sponsored by the employer while agencies can sponsor an Invitation Letter for a tourist visa.
Does a Vietnam tourist visa allow me to work in Vietnam?
In accordance with the immigration law of Vietnam, you cannot work in Vietnam on a tourist visa. If you want to work, you need to secure a work permit.
What if I insist on working in Vietnam on a tourist visa?
We suggest you do not do it. If the authority finds out, you could risk being deported or jailed.
Is it possible to work in Vietnam without having a work permit?
You can work in Vietnam without a work permit only if you plan to work not more than 30 days. You are required to satisfy certain requirements as well. Contact us for details.
Can I get a job easily in Vietnam?
It depends on the nature of the job itself. If the job requires specific skills and knowledge, it would be easy to secure a job.