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[NORDCHAM - WEBINAR ON NOV 02 2021]
ENTER VIETNAM DURING THE COVID PERIOD

[NORDCHAM - WEBINAR ON NOV 02 2021]
ENTER VIETNAM DURING THE COVID PERIOD

VIVA BUSINESS CONSULTING là công ty tư vấn doanh nghiệp được tín nhiệm bởi hằng ngàn khách hàng danh tiếng từ năm 2006. VIVA cung cấp nền tảng quản lý toàn diện và nguồn lực thực thi theo cách kết hợp đồng thời của: Luật pháp và thủ tục hành chính trong kinh doanh – Quản lý thuế và kế toán – Quản trị quan hệ lao động – Quản trị tài chính doanh nghiệp – Quản trị và kiểm soát nội bộ. Năng lực của chúng tôi giúp khách hàng lường trước các rủi ro, tối ưu chi phí, kiến tạo lợi thế kinh doanh.

VIVA is a business consulting company, specializes in business compliance procedures according to local business laws and regulations since 2006. VIVA has been continuously trusted by thousands of well-known clients since 2006. We are creating added value for clients by offering one-stop business platform with exclusive and tailored-made services related to market entry and mandatory business compliances. We keep our client’s good standing in lawful and optimal manners whenever they are working and doing business in Vietnam.

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Despite Covid pandemic, the Vietnamese government has been issuing many timely policies and regulations in creating priority and assisting entrepreneurs, managers and their relatives to entry Vietnam for business.

VIVA Business Consulting had joned hand with Norcham in a webminar on Nov 02nd, 2021 to present and counsel for investors, managers, experts and their relatives for the related regulations, required papers, procedures… when entering VietNam during covid period.

WHO CAN GRANT THE ENTRY VISA?

  1. Foreign experts:
    • Investors,
    • Experts,
    • Skilled-workers,
    • Business managers,
    • Families – relatives, and other persons under agreement with each specific country
    • People who enter Vietnam for diplomats or official purposes.
  1. People who have contact with the experts or diplomats during their entry and stay in Vietnam

WHO ARE THE SPONSORS

  • A Vietnam-based company
  • A foreign representative office or branch in Vietnam
  • Other entities: NGOs, Project management office…

REQUIRED PAPERS FOR INVESTORS

From the applicant

  • Passport
  • Certificate of stake holding
  • Certificate of negative test of SARS COVID 2, Vaccination Certificates or Certificates of Recovery from COVID-19
  • And other information:
    • Date to enter Vietnam
    • Date to work in Vietnam
    • Airport to exit abroad
    • Airport to enter Vietnam
    • Quarantine location in Ho Chi Minh City
    • Residence after quarantine

From the sponsor

  • Enterprise Registration Certificate
  • Investment Registration Certificate

REQUIRED PAPERS FOR MANAGERS

From the applicant

  • Passport
  • Work Permit/ Certification of Exemption from Work Permit
  • Certificate of negative test of SARS COVID 2, Vaccination Certificates or Certificates of Recovery from COVID-19
  • Other information:
    • Date to enter Vietnam
    • Date to work in Vietnam
    • Airport to exit abroad
    • Airport to enter Vietnam
    • Quarantine location in Ho Chi Minh City
    • Residence after quarantine

From the sponsor

  • Enterprise Registration Certificate
  • Investment Registration Certificate
  • Company charter for verifying the head or deputy head of enterprise Just in case the information of the investor is not shown in the ERC

REQUIRED PAPERS FOR SKILLED WORKERS

From the applicant

  • Passport
  • Work Permit/ Certification of Exemption from work permit
  • Professional profiles In case of exemption from work permit
  • Certificate of negative test of SARS COVID 2, Vaccination Certificates or Certificates of Recovery from COVID-19
  • Other information:
    • Date to enter Vietnam
    • Date to work in Vietnam
    • Airport to exit abroad
    • Airport to enter Vietnam
    • Quarantine location in Ho Chi Minh City
    • Residence after quarantine

From the sponsor

  • Enterprise Registration Certificate

REQUIRED PAPERS FOR FAMILIES RELATIVES

From the applicant

  • Passport
  • Documents proving the relationship with the sponsor (Birth Certificate / Family Relationship Certificate …)
  • Certificate of negative test of SARS COVID 2, Vaccination Certificates or Certificates of Recovery from COVID-19
  • Other information:
    • Date to enter Vietnam
    • Date to work in Vietnam
    • Airport to exit abroad
    • Airport to enter Vietnam
    • Quarantine location in Ho Chi Minh City
    • Residence after quarantine

From the sponsor

  • Passport of the sponsor
  • Professional profiles of the sponsor
  • Valid Temporary Residence Card
  • Enterprise Registration Certificate of the sponsoring company

ENTRY PROCEDURES

Enterprises that invite foreigners to work in Vietnam, including diplomats, investors, business executives, experts, and highly skilled employees must conduct three procedures:

  • Quarantine options: Enterprises must first send documents inviting experts to Vietnam to the local competent agencies detailing their suggested quarantine options based on the city’s appraised list of paid quarantine hotels.
  • Application on grant entry into Vietnam: the department will join hands with the Health Department and relevant agencies to submit the list to the city government for approval.
  • Application on visa / entry approval letter: based on the approval letter to grant entry into Vietnam, the municipal government will then work with the Vietnam Immigration Department on processing immigration procedures.

PRACTICE NOTES

Things shall be kept in mind:

  • Vietnam accepts types of Vaccines licensed by WHO, US CDC, and European Medicines Agency. The last dose is vaccinated at least 14 days before and no later than 12 months from the expected date of entry into Vietnam.
  • Certificates of Full Vaccination; or Certificates of Recovery from COVID-19; “Vaccine Passport” should be issued in paper or electronic version by the application of authentication code (QR code or other form of E-Authentication) which have been officially introduced to Vietnam.
  • Test Certificate with Negative result is valid within 72 hours before the departure and certified by a competent authority of your country.
  • Install and use Bluezone – a mobile application at least throughout 14 days from the entry date

What if we have “Vaccine Passport”?

Centrialized quarantine for 07 days and medically supervised for the next 07 days at the resident place

Before applying for Entry approval letter, you can check the eligibility of your “vaccine passport” by the following steps:

  • Step 1: Access the link https://lanhsuvietnam.gov.vn
  • Step 2: At the Home Page, click to choose “Giới thiệu” (or “Introduction” in English) => “Hệ thống văn bản pháp quy” (or “Legal & Regulatory Document System”) => “Văn bản pháp luật Việt Nam” (or “Vietnam Legal Documents”).
  • Step 3: Choose “MẪU GIẤY CHỨNG NHẬN TIÊM CHỦNG, GIẤY XÁC NHẬN KHỎI BỆNH COVID-19 CỦA NƯỚC NGOÀI” (or “Sample of Foreign Certificate of Vaccination, Certificate of Recovery from COVID-19”)

Hotel

  • Apart from the State’s quarantine areas, Foreign experts also can book approved hotels for isolation period.
  • Many Vietnam hotels were registered to the State as a paid-isolation accommodation. Some mobile applications can support you to choose the qualified hotel.

Commercial Flight

The commercial flights to Vietnam have been limited and only open if allowed

As per proposal from CAAV, regular international flights can be gradually resumed by the Quarter 4th of 2021:

PhaseRequirements
Vietnamese CitizensForeign entrants/tourists
Phase 1: Q4, 2021
  • Entry approval letter
  • Certificates of full vaccination or recovery from COVID-19: quarantined for 7 days and medically supervised for 7 days
  • Unvaccinated or just insufficiently vaccinated: quarantined for 14 days and medically supervised for 14 days
  • Proof of RT-PCT Testing valid within 72 hours before departure;
  • Certificate of full vaccination or recovery from COVID-19

 

Phase 2: Q1, 2021
  • Fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19
  • 7-day quarantine applied
  •  Pay cost for quarantine, testing and transportation to quarantine area
Phase 3: Q2, 2022Depending on pandemic status:

  • Can apply Vaccine passport
  • No quarantine required for entrants

 

Phase 4: Q3, 2022Resume international flights as normal

 

Facilitation for issuance, extension, certification of work permits for foreigners who work in vietnam from september 2021

Work permit forFacilitation conditionsRemoved conditions
ExpertsThe foreign worker shall have a bachelor’s degree or higher or an equivalent qualification and at least 3 years’Experience in his/her training field
Technical workersThe foreign worker has been trained in technical field or another major for at least 01 year and have at least 03 years’ experience corresponding to the job position to be held by him/her in VietnamExperience in his/her training field
Proof asA manager, executive, expert, technical and certain jobs including diplomas, certificates, certification issued by the foreign agency, organization, enterprise in respect of the number of years’ experience of the expert or technical worker, or the issued work permit as proof of experienceExpanded issued work permit in Viet Nam as a kind of proof
Required documentsOf valid certified true copy of passport as per the law shall be implemented as follows: A valid copy of the passport as prescribed by lawTrue copy of passport
Assigned in other provinesAllow foreign workers who have unexpired work permits to be assigned, seconded to other provinces within a period of not exceeding 06 months; the employer of the foreign worker shall report to the labor authority of the area to which the foreign worker is assigned without having to apply for another work permit.

 

Speacial offers

  • [01 free] Granting Approval Letter to grant entry into Vietnam for Chief Representative Office or Legal Representative; or
  • [01 free]  Temporary Residence Card for Chief Representative Office or Legal Representative; or
  • [15% cash discount] For any other required services in November 2021; and
  • Free counsel via email, call center for any required compliance for expats in Vietnam: WP | TRC | PRC |PIT | SI&HI | PAYROLL…; and
  • Free counsel via email for employment relations: Experts profile | Labor contract | Bank accounts | Tax settlement and completion certificate

ABOUT VIVA BUSINESS CONSULTING

VIVA is the local expertise for local business compliance procedures, has been trusted by thousands of foreign investors, multinational companies from Europe, Japan, Singapore, India, Korea, USA… for the required business compliance procedures by local laws and regulations since 2006.

Thanks for consistent of practice expertise in Business laws - Employment relations – Tax and accounting – Corporate finance – Corporate services, VIVA has been successfully providing service for thousands of leading companies in such industries: Garment, energy, pharma, advertising, agricultural…

VIVA keeps its signature by offering one-stop business platform with regard to market entry and the mandatory business compliances. We ensure for our client’s good standing, in lawful and optimal manners whenever they are working and doing business in Vietnam.

Thanks to a unique combination of local expertise and global experiences, VIVA BUSINESS CONSULTING is the one-stop solution for the required compliance procedures in Vietnam for foreign investors and experts. We are still here since 2006s because of our thousands of satisfied clients and our employees. Our staying power is a testament to the professional resources, and so much more.

 

VIVA not only manage business required procedures by laws but firstly places client’s compliance and good standing, in the optimal methods when offering any solution, and integrated with our intensive resources that allow us to prevent most of the risks in advance, create more benefits, advantages and business inspiration for entrepreneurs.

The insights and consistent backgrounds in Business Laws – Accounting and Corporate Finance – Tax Management – Labor Relations and Payroll – Serectarial and consistent with our exclusive standard operation processes, consisting of consultation – implementation – pratice operation help us fully protect client interests as one-stop solution.

YOU WILL RECEIVE

“If you ask any successful businessperson, they will always have had a great mentor at some point along the road.”

 

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