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Automatic Visa Extension to 31 July 2020 for Foreigners on Covid-19 Pandemic

Automatic Visa Extension to 31 July 2020 for Foreigners on Covid-19 Pandemic

Announcement by Vietnam Immigration regarding the granting of permission for foreigners to remain in Vietnam dated 30 June 2020  Tourists who have come on DL visa, e-visa or visa waiver from 01 March 2020 are now “automatically extended residence permits” to 31 July 2020 and may exit Vietnam during the above period without having to carry out procedures for extending visa. (meaning if you leave Vietnam after your expiry...

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Changes about Vietnam Work Permit according to new Labor Code No. 49.2019.QH14

Changes about Vietnam Work Permit According to New Labor Code No. 49/2019/QH14

Under the new Labor Code No. 49/2019/QH14 that takes effect on the 1st of January 2021, there are some changes in Labour Regulations impacting Work Permit applications. Work Permit Exemption Extended A foreign national married to a Vietnamese citizen is now exempt from a work permit. Therefore, the immediate sponsor for visa/temporary resident cards for the foreign national could be changed from the Vietnam organisation to the Vietnamese...

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Labor Code No. 45.2019.QH14

Labor Code No. 45/2019/QH14

THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ——- SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM Independence – Freedom – Happiness ————— No. 45/2019/QH14 Hanoi, November 20, 2019 LABOR CODE Pursuant to the Constitution of Socialist Republic of Vietnam; The National Assembly promulgates the Labor Code. Chapter I GENERAL PROVISIONS Article 1. Scope The Labor Code sets forth labor standards; rights, obligations and responsibilities of employees, employers, internal representative organizations of employees, representative...

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Change about Vietnam tourist visa from 01 July 2020

Change about Vietnam Tourist Visa (DL) from 01 July 2020

According to Law No.51/2019/QH14, point a Clause 1 Article 13 provides the following: “The duration of temporary residence is equal to the duration of the visa; in case the visa has a DL category for a period of over 30 days and considered for extension of temporary residence as prescribed in Article 35 of this law.” The law clearly states that foreigners who enter Vietnam...

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Changes to Duration of Vietnam Temporary Residence Card from 01 July 2020

Changes to Duration of Vietnam Temporary Residence Card from 01 July 2020

One of new elements of Law no. 51/2019/QH14 is regarding the duration of temporary residence cards (“TRC”), particularly for TRC with symbols ĐT. Accordingly, TRC with symbols ĐT1 is valid for not more than 10 years, ĐT2 is valid for not more than 5 years, ĐT3 is valid for not more than 3 years. Current Law New Law Article 38. Duration of temporary residence cards...

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