Work Permits

Foreigners working in Vietnam are obliged to fulfill all the conditions and must have a Labor Permit (Work Permit).

Vietnam Law Services specializes in obtaining such permits and and work permit extension for foreigners and foreign professionals.

I. Required Documents and information:

1. A Criminal Check Record issued by appropriate foreign authorities in the locality where the foreigners resided before moving to Vietnam. In case where the foreigners have resided in Vietnam for over six months, they should only submit the Form of criminal record issued by the Department of Justice in the locality where they are living.

2. Medical certificate issued in the foreign countries; if the laborer is residing in Vietnam, health certificate must be granted under the regulations of the Health Ministry according to the city.

3. One of the following :

– Legal copies of certificates on professional skills such as bachelor, master, doctor and certificates on qualifications commensurate with the professions and enquiries of employee users.

– Written documents of at least 5-years’ experiences in managing manufacture provided by competent authorities of their country attesting to their qualifications and experience if foreigners are craftsmen of traditional crafts or are persons having experience, but no formal certificates.

4. Five color photos (size 3cm x 4 cm) with bare head, taken frontally, showing clearly the face without glasses with white background and taken no longer than 06 (six) months from the date of registration.

5. One of the following:

– Copies of documents of recruit announcement for the position in the central newspapers or local newspapers, the date of announcement should be at least 30 days before recruitment.

– Copies of recruiting foreigners documents through jobs present organizations in Vietnam.

6. Other files prepared and submitted to be signed by a Consultant.

II. Other supports:

In order to perform the registration, we would need your active participation and absolute cooperation in providing relevant information.