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A complete guide to employing foreign experts in Vietnam.

Episode 27

In this episode, we are discussing about the practical requirements, best practices and legal framework relating to employing foreign experts in Vietnam. We cover entry visas, work permit process and exemptions, labour contract types and probation models, timelines and practical notes on the foreign expert labour market in Vietnam.

Some of the key topics covered are:

  • notes on commercial needs for foreign experts in Vietnam, and expectations form authorities
  • initial requirements for foreign employees to be able to work in Vietnam
  • visa entry process and approvals
  • work permit types and process, exemptions
  • labour contracts, compliance, probation agreements
  • personal income tax responsibilities
  • pension benefits and others
  • residency rights on the long term for foreign experts