blue-check Conditions for foreign experts coming Vietnam after August 5th, 2020

Official letter No. 3949/CV-BCD dated July 24th, 2020 of the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control regarding enhancing the assurance of Covid-19 prevention and control for experts entering Vietnam for work.
Posted: 27/7/2020 9:26:42 AM | Latest updated: 15/9/2020 8:15:17 AM (GMT+7) | LuatVietnam: 5009 | Vietlaw: 475

After August 5th, 2020, when enterprises invite (sponsor) foreign experts, workers to Vietnam for work, they must ensure these conditions:

- Experts must get a real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test for detecting SARS-CoV-2 three to seven days before they arrive in Vietnam. The SARS-CoV-2 testing must be done at a government-approved medical center or one recognized by the World Health Organization.

- Experts must have international insurance or agencies, organizations that invite experts must commit to pay charges for treatment in case the experts are infected with Covid-19. .

- Units inviting experts must be responsible for ensuring the safety of Covid-19 prevention and control when they invite experts for work.

Experts that bought tickets and are scheduled to arrive in Vietnam before August 5th, 2020 shall be exempt from the aforesaid conditions.

Ms Phuong Thao (
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PublishedVietlaw's Newsletter No. 475
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