Inception date: 01 Nov 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force
Labour market access
Employers must annually submit a report of their needs for foreign workers for the year to the Chairman of the local People's Committee, also detailing the functions which Vietnamese employees are not able to perform. The Chairman will issue an approval for every position where the employer is allowed to recruit an expatriate.
Maximum term of a work permit is 2 years, which can be renewed.