THE MINISTRY OF LABOUR, WAR INVALIDS AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No.: 03/2007/TT-BLDTBXH
Hanoi, January 30, 2007
 
CIRCULAR
GUIDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A NUMBER OF ARTICLES OF THE DECREE NO.152/2006/ND-CP DATED DECEMBER 22, 2006 OF THE GOVERNMENT GUIDING A NUMBER OF ARTICLES OF THE LAW ON SOCIAL INSURANCE REGARDING COMPULSORY SOCIAL INSURANCE
Pursuant to the Decree No.152/2006/ND-CP dated December 22, 2006 of the Government guiding a number of Articles of the Law on Social Insurance regarding compulsory social insurance (hereinafter referred to as Decree No.152/2006/ND-CP), The Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs guides the implementation of a number of Articles of the Decree as follows:
A. SCOPE OF APPLICATION
1. Officials and public servants and employees working under labor contracts, take part in compulsory social insurance provided for in Article 2 of Decree No.152/2006/ND-CP, including:
a) Officials, public servants and employees as prescribed by law on officials and public servants;
b) Employees working under labor contract with a term of full 3 months or more and the labor contract without a definite time limit as prescribed by law on employees;

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c) The employees, members of cooperative, including managers work and receive remuneration under the labor contract of full 3 months or more in the cooperative and unions of cooperatives established and operating under the Law of cooperatives;
d) Employees of defense, public security employees working in the enterprises of the armed forces;
đ) Employees specified in the points a, b, c and d of this clause are sent for study, practice, work in the country and foreign countries and still receive salaries or wages in the country;
e) Employees who have participated in compulsory social insurance without receiving lump sum social insurance before going to work abroad with term as prescribed by law for the Vietnamese laborers working abroad under contract, including the following types of contracts:
- Contracts with business administrative organizations and enterprises that are allowed to operate services on sending laborers to work overseas, the enterprises that send laborers to work abroad in the form of training, skill improvement and the enterprises investing abroad send laborers to work overseas;
- To contract with Vietnamese enterprises that are bidding, successful bidding of the works in foreign countries;
- Individual contracts.