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What are the requirements to apply for a work permit/TRC in Vietnam?

March 17, 2021
Work permit TRC
Definition Vietnam business visa is issued for those traveling to Vietnam for business-related purposes. A Vietnam visa is usually valid for three months (single or multiple entries) or even six months to 1 year. to conduct the business activities under Vietnam legislation… Work permits are issued by government authorities to foreign nationals who wish to earn an income or compensation overseas.
Requirements Foreigners must meet the following criteria to be able to apply:

  • At least 18 years old
  • Must have required technical skills and professional qualifications
  • Fit to work, mentally and physically
  • Do not have previous criminal records or activities
  • For foreigners hired in Vietnam’s pharmaceutical sector, private medical sectors, or sector relevant to direct disease examination or treatment, must comply with regulations set out according to pharmaceutical and private medical practices
Foreign nationals can apply for a TRC when they fulfill one of the following requirements:

  • An owner of a limited liability company with only one person
  • A member of a limited liability company with two members or more
  • A student, professional or trainee in authorized programs by the government
  • A registered lawyer authorised for law practice in Vietnam
  • A family member of a Vietnamese national
  • A foreigner with work permit in a foreign company
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