Vietnam: Work permit rules and incoming foreign workers

Work permits in Vietnam

New policies for foreign workers in Vietnam will be effective 1 April 2016. Under Decree 11-2016-NC-CP, there will be changes concerning exempt categories for “incoming” foreign nationals, specifically changes to the work permit rules.

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The categories of incoming foreign workers exempt from work permit applications are being expanded under the decree.


Read a February 2016 report [PDF 168 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Vietnam: Key changes in qualifications and work permit – exempt categories of incoming foreign workers 

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