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Saturday, December 3, 2022
Can foreigners register e-ID accounts in Vietnam? Can foreigners register e-ID accounts in Vietnam?
According to Government Decree 59/2022/ND-CP dated September 5, 2022, providing electronic identification and authentication, foreign residents in Vietnam who are aged full 14 years or older are entitled to apply for e-ID accounts. Those who are aged under 14 years or currently under guardianship may be registered into e-ID accounts of their parents or guardians.
Labor discipline: some key notes for employers Labor discipline: some key notes for employers
When taking disciplinary action, the employer may not impose more than one disciplinary measure for one violation of internal labor regulations. Where an employee simultaneously commits more than one violation of internal labor regulations, he/she shall be subjected to the heaviest disciplinary measure for the most serious violation.
Mortgage of separate houses in Vietnam by overseas Vietnamese Mortgage of separate houses in Vietnam by overseas Vietnamese
Under Article 186.2 of the 2013 Land Law, an overseas Vietnamese eligible for owning a house associated with residential land use rights in Vietnam may mortgage such house associated with residential land use rights at a credit institution licensed to operate in Vietnam.
How overseas Vietnamese apply for a certificate of Vietnamese citizenship How overseas Vietnamese apply for a certificate of Vietnamese citizenship
Under Government Decree 16/2020/ND-CP dated February 3, 2020, detailing a number of articles of the Law on Vietnamese Citizenship, in order to obtain a certificate of Vietnamese citizenship, you have to file proofs of your Vietnamese citizenship as specified in Article 11 of the Law on Vietnamese Citizenship.
Tax payment by foreign suppliers in Vietnam Tax payment by foreign suppliers in Vietnam
From March 21, 2022, foreign suppliers without any presence in Vietnam may pay tax for their turnover generated in the country via the portal http://etaxvn.gdt.gov.vn.
How to establish branches and representative offices of foreign arbitration institutions in Vietnam How to establish branches and representative offices of foreign arbitration institutions in Vietnam
Within 45 days after receiving a valid dossier and payment for license issuance fee as prescribed, the Ministry of Justice will consider granting a branch or representative office establishment license to the foreign arbitration institution.
Tax refund under double taxation avoidance agreements Tax refund under double taxation avoidance agreements
If wishing to submit its/his/her tax refund dossier in the electronic form, a taxpayer shall send it via the Portal of the General Department of Taxation or another portal under regulations on e-transactions in the taxation field.
How to build foreign-owned farms in Vietnam How to build foreign-owned farms in Vietnam
Article 133.1 of the 2013 Land Law regarding use of agricultural land by organizations, overseas Vietnamese and foreign-invested enterprises stipulates: “Economic organizations, overseas Vietnamese and foreign-invested enterprises that wish to use land for agricultural production, forestry, aquaculture or salt making may be considered for land lease by the State for implementation of their investment projects.”
Birth registration together with inter-country parent and child recognition registration Birth registration together with inter-country parent and child recognition registration
Under Article 35.1 of the 2014 Law on Civil Status (the Law), the district-level People’s Committee of the locality where you or your girlfriend is residing is competent to make birth registration for your Vietnam-born son, for you are a foreigner and your girlfriend is a Vietnamese citizen.
Capital contribution of foreign investors to real estate projects in Vietnam Capital contribution of foreign investors to real estate projects in Vietnam
For a short-term investment period of between six months and 12 months, the form of investment that a foreign investor may consider is signing a loan contract with a project owner in Vietnam. Under Article 5 of the State Bank of Vietnam’s Circular 12/2014/TT-NHNN, the borrower may borrow from abroad to implement an investment project funded with foreign loans of the borrower.

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