Subjects eligible for application of work permits
21:08 | 29/02/2016
VGP – The Government has issued Decree No. 11/2016/ND-CP dated February 3, 2016 which stipulates subjects applicable for work permits in Viet Nam as follows.

1. Foreigners working in Viet Nam (hereinafter referred to as foreign workers) in one of the forms below:

a) Working under labor contracts;

b) Being transfer within an enterprise;

c) Performance of any of the following types of contract, namely economic, commercial, financial, banking, insurance, scientific and technical, cultural, sports, educational, vocational training or medical health contracts;

d) Providing services under contract;

dd) Offering services;

e) Working for a foreign non-Governmental organization which is permitted to operate pursuant to the law of Viet Nam;

g) Volunteers;

h) Foreigners responsible for establishing commercial presence;

i) Managers, executive directors, experts and technical workers;

k) Foreigners participating in a tender contract or project in Viet Nam.

2. Employers using foreign employees comprise:

a) Enterprises operating pursuant to the Law on Enterprises and the Law on Investment or international treaties to which the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam is a signatory;

b) Foreign or domestic contractors participating in tendering, carrying out a contract in Viet Nam;

c) Representative offices and branches of an enterprise, agency or organization permitted to be established by the competent authority;

d) State agencies, political, socio-political, socio-occupational-political, social and socio-occupational organizations;

dd) Foreign non-governmental organizations and international organizations in Viet Nam;

e) State professional units established pursuant to the law;

g) Foreign project offices or offices of international organizations in Viet Nam;

h) Operating offices of a foreign investor pursuant to business cooperation contracts or foreign contractors permitted for registration pursuant to the law;

i) Organizations practising law in Viet Nam in accordance with the law;

k) Cooperatives and co-operative groups established and operating pursuant to the Law on Cooperatives;

l) Associations and business associations established in accordance with the law;

m) Business households and individuals permitted to do business in accordance with the law.

Fore more detail, view the full Decree./.

By Thuy Dung

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