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Investing in Higher Education in Vietnam - Insights into Licensing, Compliance and Work Permits


The higher education sector in Vietnam has attracted a significant focus in recent years for its potential growth and returns for investors. However, despite the opening up of the sector to foreign investors, the approval process is substantial, extremely technical and time consuming. For many, it can make the decision commercially unpractical. But, for the right investor, opportunities exist.

In the article below, we look at procedures, requirements and criteria regarding the establishment and licensing, compliance, employment and work permit requirements for higher education institutions in Vietnam, and we highlight critical issues and difficulties that may appear within the process and which investors should be aware of.

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Tet (Lunar New Year) 2020


Dear Clients and Friends 

Domicile Corporate Services wishes to thank everyone for their ongoing support over the previous 12 months, and wishes everyone a prosperous and rewarding 2020 in the year of the mouse. 

Our offices will be closed from Thursday 23 January until Wednesday 29 January 2020 (inclusive) in line with Vietnam’s national Public Holidays. We will reopen as usual on Thursday 30 January 2020. 

Happy New Year / Chuc Mung Nam Moi

Matthew Lourey

Managing Partner, Domicile Corporate Services

Vietnam Tax & Accounting Update January 2020


We have released our January 2020 publication of our Tax and Accounting Updates covering a Draft Decree to adjust the deductible interest cap for enterprises with related party transactions, and our regular review of recent Official Letters released by the Tax Authorities.

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Vietnam Tax Guide 2020


We have published our 2020 Tax Guide for Vietnam, which is a comprehensive document covering taxation in Vietnam - for both Corporate Taxpayers and Individuals.

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Client Alert, January 2020 - Changes to the Labour Law (Labour Code 2019)


The National Assembly of Vietnam adopted the Labour Code 45/2019/QH14 (“New Labour Code 2019”) on 20 November 2019, and which will be effective from 1 January 2021. After many rounds of negotiations, the updated New Labour Code 2019 seeks to harmonise interests between employees and employers, bringing changes to how employers and employees interact with each other. Notable changes found in the New Labour Code 2019 are detailed below.

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Client Alert, December 2019 - Changes to Immigration Laws for Foreign Individuals in Vietnam


On October 19, 2019, the National Assembly of Vietnam approved amendments to the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit, and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam (“Law”). The amended Law was formally issued on 25 November 2019 (Law 51/2019/QH14 on amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Law 47/2014/QH13 on entry, exit, transit, residence of foreigners in Vietnam) and will come into effect on 1 July 2020. In this article, we highlight key changes and updates.

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Vietnam Tax & Accounting Update December 2019


This December 2019 publication of our Tax and Accounting Updates looks at proposals to adjust deductible interest rate cap, formal adoption by the Government of increases to the Minimum Monthly Wage, new regulations on customs procedures, tax management for cross border import and export of goods, new regulations on penalties in the foreign currency and banking sector, and our regular review of recent Official Letters released by the Tax Authorities.

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2020 Vietnam Compliance Calendar


We have released our 2020 Vietnam Compliance Calendar, which provides an overview of the key dates and obligations for Accounting, Taxation, Payroll and Statistical Lodgements for Vietnamese entities for the next 12 months. This guide provides is an important foundation for any companies compliance and reporting planning in Vietnam.

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Employment in Vietnam – What you need to know


Employment and labour compliance in Vietnam is an area that can cause confusion and uncertainty to foreign investors entering and operating in Vietnam. In this article we cover the key steps, practical processes and procedures which companies need to follow when employing staff in Vietnam.

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