The Vietnamese government has announced its mandatory semiannual reporting deadline for foreign nationals will be Jan. 5, 2023.

Key Points:

  • Employers must report its use of foreign workers to Vietnamese authorities by Jan. 5, 2023.
  • The report must include the use of foreign workers from Dec. 15, 2021, to Dec. 14, 2022.
  • Violations of the established reporting requirement can result in fines for the employer.

Additional Information: Foreign nationals whose work permits are still pending as of Dec. 14, 2022, do not need to be included in the report.

BAL Analysis: Companies should ensure that they submit their semiannual report before the deadline to avoid complications or government fines.

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