Conditions for granting work permits to foreign teachers in Vietnam

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Today, LSX Lawfirm will give you an article about: “Conditions for granting work permits to foreign teachers in Vietnam”, as follows:

– Labor Code 2019;

– Decree No. 152/2020/ND-CP regulating foreign workers in Vietnam and recruiting and managing Vietnamese employees working for foreign organizations and individuals in Vietnam;

– Other relevant legal documents.

What is establishment of foreign investors’s foreign language center?

Establishment of foreign investors’s foreign language center is a foreign entity’s desire to open a foreign language center in Vietnam in order to help people living in the Vietnamese territory improve their foreign language expertise.

Establishment of foreign investors’s foreign language center in Vietnam

To operate the center, investors need to follow the following steps:

Firstly; apply for an Investment Project Certificate

Secondly; establish a business to implement the project

Thirdly; register educational activities and notify them on the website of the Department of Education and Training.

However, your company should note: in order registered for operation, the center must meet the conditions for the type of short-term training and retraining center as prescribed by law, including:

Investment capital conditions: Investment projects to establish short-term training and retraining establishments must have an investment rate of at least VND 20 million/student (excluding land use costs). In case; new facilities do not build but only leased back or contributed as capital by the Vietnamese party with existing facilities; the investment level must reach at least 70% of the above-prescribed level.

So, regarding the classroom area: must ensure the average level of 2.5 m2/student or more; there are offices of the board of directors, leaders, teachers’ rooms, libraries and other functional rooms. Regarding educational programs: taught according to Vietnamese educational programs and foreign short-term training programs

About then the teaching staff: Teachers participating in teaching must have a college degree; or higher suitable to the curriculum and achieve a maximum conversion rate of 25 students/teacher. Above are some basic conditions that investors need to meet, in addition to the above conditions, investors need to meet other conditions; volume_upcontent_copysharestar_border.

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Conditions for granting work permits to foreign teachers in Vietnam

Social development, the process of international integration is focused; which means that the job market is open with many foreign workers; typically foreign teachers doing research and teaching in Vietnam. Vietnam. However, in order for foreigners to legally teach and work in Vietnam, foreign workers must have a work permit.

Before applying for a work permit in Vietnam, a teacher must meet the following conditions:

  • Being 18 years or older and having full civil act capacity;

– Having professional qualifications in teaching, working experience and being healthy as prescribed by the Minister of Health;

  • So, not being a person who is serving a penalty or has not yet been cleared of criminal record; or is being examined for penal liability in accordance with foreign or Vietnamese laws.
  • Then obtaining written approval from competent state agencies on the employment of foreign workers.

Note: In case a foreign teacher is sent to Vietnam by a competent foreign agency; or organization to teach and conduct research at an international school under the management of a foreign diplomatic mission or the United Nations. ; Establishments and organizations established under agreements that Vietnam has signed or joined will not be eligible for work permits.

Related questions

How long does it take to apply for a work permit for foreign teachers?

Apply for a work permit for foreign teachers takes 5 working days

Where to apply for a work permit for foreign teachers?

Apply for a work permit for a foreign teacher at the Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs where the foreigner is expected to work.

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