Guiding on Electronic transaction in issuance work permit on internet for foreign labours

Date modify: 09-22-2017
Ministry of Labour – Invalids and Social Affairs issued the Circular No.23/2017/TT-BLDTBXH on guidance of issuing work permit on internet for foreign labours in Vietnam; the Circular takes effect from October 02nd, 2017

Accordingly, the procedure of issuing work permit for foreign labour in Vietnam by Internet detailed as below:

Approval for demand for employment of foreign workers

At least 20 days before the planned date of employing foreign workers, the employer (excluding contractors) must submit the declaration and explanation about his/her demand for employment of foreign workers as regulated in Article 4 of Decree No. 11/2016/ND-CP to the approving authority through the website, excluding the cases prescribed in Clauses 4, 5 and 8 Article 172 of the Labour Code and Points e, h Clause 2 Article 7 of Decree No. 11/2016/ND-CP.

At least 10 days before the planned date of employing foreign workers, the employer must send report on any changes in his/her demand for employment of foreign workers through the website.

Within 12 days from the receipt of the declaration and explanation or report on change in demand for employment of foreign workers as regulated by law, the approving authority must give a response by sending an email to the employer. If the explanation or report on demand for employment of foreign workers is not consistent with the law regulations, the approving authority shall an email which indicates reasons thereof to the employer.

Issuance of work permit

At least 7 working days before the planned date on which foreign workers start working for the employer, the employer must electronically submit the declaration and application for work permits for foreign workers in accordance with regulations in Article 10 of Decree No. 11/2016/ND-CP to the work permit issuing authority through the website.

Within 05 working days from the receipt of the declaration and application for work permits which are conformable with the law regulations, the work permit issuing authority shall give a response by sending an email to the employer. In case the original application for work permits does not match with the declaration and application for work permits sent through the website, the work permit issuing authority shall give a written response or send an email or directly notify such issue to the employer.

The employer selects one in two methods: 1) Submit by hand or by post such documents to the corresponding approving authority and work permit issuing authority; 2) Submit them online through the website.

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