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Official Gazette

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Where can foreigners get health check-ups in Vietnam? Where can foreigners get health check-ups in Vietnam?
Under Vietnamese law, foreign workers wishing to apply for work permits must fully satisfy the health conditions to perform assigned jobs.
Residential land use rights for foreigners in Vietnam Residential land use rights for foreigners in Vietnam
Under the 2013 Land Law, all land areas used by households and individuals for the residential purpose are regarded as land for stable and long-term use and subject to no given use term. Therefore, individuals or households that are named in land use rights certificates have full discretion to use and dispose of their residential land areas without any temporal limitations.
Opening of FDI capital accounts in Vietnam Opening of FDI capital accounts in Vietnam
Foreign-invested enterprises are required to open a foreign-currency direct investment capital account at a licensed credit institution to conduct collection and payment transactions related to their direct investment activities in Vietnam.
Guarantee for foreigners to get Vietnamese visas regranted Guarantee for foreigners to get Vietnamese visas regranted
What should a foreigner temporarily residing in Vietnam do if he lost the papers for his residence in the country? Read the Article to find out.
Duty break for temporary imports for re-export Duty break for temporary imports for re-export
This Article provides in detail goods temporarily imported by an enterprise for re-export which are exempt from import duty.
Tax break for personal vehicles of foreigners Tax break for personal vehicles of foreigners
According to Vietnamese law (Prime Minister Decision 10/2018/QD-TTg), as from April 20, 2018, the following persons may temporarily import a car or motorcycle without having to pay import duty, excise tax and value-added tax.
Driver license for foreigners working in Vietnam Driver license for foreigners working in Vietnam
As a foreigner residing and working for a long term in Vietnam, you can surely obtain a driver license in Vietnam.
Real estate business conditions for foreign investors Real estate business conditions for foreign investors
What conditions which foreign investors must meet to deal in real estate in Vietnam?
Maternity leave for foreign female employees Maternity leave for foreign female employees
As a female worker in Vietnam, am I entitled to a six-month maternity leave under Vietnamese law? Do employers pay any salary during the maternity leave? Is my employer obliged to keep me as an employee and give me back my job after the maternity leave? Can my husband also take a paternity leave when I give birth?
How to change foreign driver licenses in Vietnam How to change foreign driver licenses in Vietnam
According to Vietnamese regulations (Ministry of Transport Circular 12/2017/TT-BGTVT of April 15, 2017, on training and testing of road motor vehicle drivers and grant of road motor vehicle driver licenses), a foreigner is required to prepare one dossier of application for change of driver license and send it to the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam or the provincial-level Transport Department of the locality where he/she registers his/her permanent or temporary residence.