Work permit applications resumed for Chinese e-passport holders

2 Jul 21



The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Labor Invalids and Social Affairs (HCMC DOLISA) has restarted accepting work permit applications for Chinese e-passport holders.

Key points:

  • Before the recent change, HCMC DOLISA had not accepted work permit applications for Chinese e-passport holders for over a year. Officials began accepting the applications without issuing an official notice.
  •  The Hanoi DOLISA had previously not accepted work permit applications from Chinese e-passport holders either but began accepting the applications in March.

BAL Analysis: The change finally allows companies in HCMC to apply for work permits for their Chinese employees.

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