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Clarifying Work Permits in Vietnam in 2022: Current practice, updates and exceptions.

Episode 21

In this episode, we discuss work permits in Vietnam, looking at the most recent updates from the Vietnamese authorities, current practice in the application process, special provisions to be aware of, exemptions and case studies.

Some of the key topics of discussion:

  • Latest updates as of 2022 regarding the work permit application process
  • Differences of 3 types of Work Permit applications: Expert application, Management application and Technical expert application
  • Work permit exemptions and special provisions
  • Validity of labour contracts with foreign individuals without a WP or WPE in Vietnam
  • Non-compliance with Work Permit regulations – legal consequences for employers and employees
  • Case studies and exemption provisions for foreign individuals married with Vietnamese citizen