Companies targeting Vietnam for their next global move face unravelling the streams of red tape surrounding work permit, visa, and immigration laws.
Organizing the necessary visa documentation and dealing with Vietnamese bureaucracy, combined with migrating staff across the world, needs a designated in-house department. However, few companies have the time, the resources, or want to invest in such an operation.
Bradford Jacobs has the resources to sidestep all these issues. As an international payroll provider through our Employer of Record (EOR) and Professional Employer Organization (PEO) global networks we ensure all your employees comply with work permit and visa regulations.
For companies planning expansion into Vietnam, visas and work permits are an essential requirement. There are more than 21 types of visas from tourist to work visas so care must be taken to make the right choice. The main categories are:
There are exemptions for 24 countries not requiring a visa to enter Vietnam for short periods.
Work Visas – there are two categories:
Most foreigners require a Work Permit if they work in Vietnam for longer than three months.
Their prospective employer acts as guarantor and applies on their behalf. Those who are exempt still require a Work Permit Exemption Certificate.
Vietnam are looking for highly qualified professionals, those with high technical skills or who have extensive experience. They must be 18 years old and in good health and have the requisite police checks.
People visiting Vietnam, who need a short-term working visa for their company in their home country, may do so on a Business Visa.