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Official Gazette

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Citizen identity cards for Viet kieu Citizen identity cards for Viet kieu
Viet kieu is referred to a Vietnamese person permanently residing outside the Vietnamese territory regardless of whether he/she bears the Vietnamese citizenship, the citizenship of the host country, or dual citizenships.
Personal leaves for foreign workers in Vietnam Personal leaves for foreign workers in Vietnam
As specified in Article 2.3 of the 2019 Labor Code of Vietnam (effective as of January 1, 2021), foreign workers are among subjects of application of the Code and entitled to thirteen days of public holiday leaves
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.”

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