Circular No. 03/2014/TT-BLDTBXH on foreign labours

The Ministry of Labours, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has recently issued Circular No. 03/2014/TT-BLDTBXH guiding the implementation of a number of articles of Decree No. 102/2013/ND-CP dated September 5, 2013 of the Government detailing the implementation of a number of articles of the Labour Code regulating foreign nationals working in Vietnam
– The report on demand for foreign workers must be submitted to the Service of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs at least 30 days before the employment (contractors must send the report at least 01 month before the recruitment to the President of the People’s Committee of the province).
– When employing a foreign worker that is exempt from licensing, the employer must send a written request for certification (form No. 10 enclosed with the Circular) to the Service of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs.

In addition, this Circular also provides instructions on the applications for issuance, reissuance of work permits, and forms in Appendices.

The Circular takes effect on March 10, 2014 and replaces Circular No. 31/2011/TT-BLĐTBXH