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Is Local Nominee a Safe Way to Start Business in Vietnam?

A local nominee appointment in Vietnam is a significant ingredient for foreigners who want to do their business in the country. Often, the local nominee is appointed as a shareholder of a company in order to shield the real owner’s identity; it is also used for foreign investors to get involved in business sectors that …

Should You Outsource Recruitment in Vietnam?

In Vietnam, it is important to know your opportunities and obligations when you recruit and hire people. This article will help you familiarise yourself with the labour process, employer regulations, basic hiring process in Vietnam, as well as the resources that are available for you as an employer.Labour Conditions in Vietnam Over the past decades, …

Business Activities Prohibited for Foreigners in Vietnam

When you have decided to invest in Vietnam as a foreign investor, you must first study the feasibility of the sector you are interested in. One of them is that you ought to ensure that the business sector that you plan to invest and operate is permitted by the Vietnamese Law, or is restricted by …

Must-Know Changes in Payroll in Vietnam (2019)

In 2018, the government of Indonesia issued a new decree 143/2018/ND-CP in regards to the mandatory social insurance payments and payroll for foreign workers employed in Vietnam. There are several important regulatory changes took place according to this decree and will have lasting impacts on the payroll in companies and organisation. In this article, we …

Foreign Employment in Vietnam in a Nutshell

If you need skills that are in short supply in Vietnam, or when you would like to gain new ideas and technologies, your business can reap the benefits of employing talents from overseas. If a company in Vietnam would like to recruit foreigners as their employees or partners, they need to follow certain official processes …

Understand and Comply with E-Invoicing in Vietnam

In an effort to create an attractive business environment for foreign investors and reduce the complexity of Vietnam’s policy by digitalisation, the Vietnamese government did a huge step towards becoming one of the global business hubs. …

Limited Liability Company in Vietnam in a Nutshell

Vietnam’s dynamic environment for businesses is reflected in the growing wealth, increasing middle-income group, larger young population, greater mobility, and urbanization, as well as the shifting consumer attitudes. Entrepreneurs usually prefer to take advantage of the new business environment to achieve new business breakthroughs and horizons. Starting a business in Vietnam is definitely one of …

Secure a Business Visa in Vietnam Hassle-Free

When it comes to getting a suitable visa to do business and work legally in Vietnam, you will often come across “a business visa”. In this article, Cekindo will walk through the purpose, requirements, limits and sponsorship for getting a business visa in Vietnam. In the end, you will be sure if you really need …

Complex Overview of Legal Entities in Vietnam

When starting a business in Vietnam, apart from developing a marketing strategy, hiring staff and raising money, one very important thing to do is to choose the right legal entities. There are several entities to choose from when launching your business in Vietnam. You need to make sure to form an entity that works well …

Real Estate in Vietnam: The Biggest Trend in Foreign Investment

With Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) averaging over 7% and its growth potential as “ the next China”, investors should pay attention to the investment opportunities in the Vietnamese property market. In this article, Cekindo will help you understand the effect of loosening restrictions on foreigner property ownership since 2015, and the legal aspects of …

Exact Steps on How to Apply for Visas and Vietnam Work Permits

Planning to work in Vietnam but unsure about the application process? Due to the continually changing government regulations, the process to legally work in Vietnam can be confusing and cause many foreigners administrative violations by accident. Failure to comply with rules on employment, social insurance, and Vietnamese guest workers may lead to expelling. This article outlines …