According to Vietnamese law, foreigners who want to work in Vietnam legally need to carry out procedures to apply for a Labor permit. The labor permit must clearly show the information of the employee and the information of the enterprise where the employee works. So how it will be when the foreign workers move to work in a new company? Do they need to apply for a new labor permit? Or apply for a labor permit transfer? What are the regulations on Vietnam labor permits when foreign workers move to work in another company?
Pursuant to Clause 2, Article 174 of the Labor Law 2012, when a foreign worker terminates a labor contract at the old company and moves to a new company, the Vietnam labor permit will be invalid. Foreign workers need to contact the new company to sponsor them in processing the new labor permit, which shows all the information between the employee and the new company. This case is considered as a new employment contract.
Documents for granting Vietnam labor permit to the foreigner moving to the new company includes:
After preparing all documents, foreign workers can apply Vietnam labor permit at the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, or through a service company. If you have any questions regarding the procedure for applying labor permit in Vietnam, you can contact us via email email@example.com