Vietnam: Draft decree proposes extension of social insurance law to expatriate employees

Dec 2017

The Government issued a draft decree in June of this year proposing extension of the compulsory social insurance (SI) law to foreigners working in Vietnam. Under the draft decree, effective January 1, 2018, expatriate employees working in Vietnam (with a work permit or practicing licence/certificate) would be required to participate in Vietnam’s compulsory SI scheme.

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