Legal Updates for August 2018

Foreign Employee Quota Request and Renewal of Work Permit for Foreigners for 2019

On 20 August 2018, the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (“MLVT”) issued Notification No. 028/18 (“Notification”) informing enterprises which are employing foreign employees in 2019 to apply for foreign employees usage quota approval from 1 September 2018 to 30 November 2018. The Notification also requires enterprises that currently employ foreign employees to apply for the renewal of the latter’s respective work permits. The application period is from 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019