On 3 February 2016, the Government promulgated Decree No.11/2016/ND-CP detailing the implementation of a number of articles of Labor Code regarding foreign employees working in Vietnam (“Decree 11”). This Decree shall take effect from 1 April 2016 and replace the current Decree No. 102/2013/ND-CP dated 5 September 2013 of the Government (“Decree 102”). In this edition, we would like to highlight some notable changes of Decree 11 in comparison with Decree 102 which may be relevant/noteworthy for your operation.
- Definitions of expert, manager, executive director and technician
- Foreigners exempted from work permits
- Dossier of and procedures for obtaining work permits
- Re-issuance of work permits