THE MINISTRY OF LABOR, WAR INVALIDS AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS

Circular No. 24/2015/TT-BLDTBXH dated July 13, 2015 of the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs prescribing specific provisions on the implementation of the clause 6, Article 14 of the Decree No. 87/2014/ND-CP dated September 22, 2014 of the Government on attraction of scientists and technologists who are overseas Vietnamese and foreign experts to participate in scientific and technological activities in Vietnam
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 106/2012/ND-CP dated December 20, 2012 on defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 87/2014/ND-CP dated September 22, 2014 on interesting Vietnamese expatriates and foreign experts in scientific and technological operations in Vietnam;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 102/2013/ND-CP dated September 5, 2013 on providing specific provisions on implementation of several articles of the Labor Code on foreign employees working in Vietnam;
Upon the request of the Director of the Employment Department;
The Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs hereby promulgates the Circular prescribing specific provisions on the implementation of the clause 6, Article 14 of the Decree No. 87/2014/ND-CP dated September 22, 2014 of the Government on attraction of scientists and technologists who are overseas Vietnamese and foreign experts to participate in scientific and technological activities in Vietnam, hereinafter referred to as the Decree No. 87/2014/ND-CP).
Article 1. Scope of adjustment
This Circular provides for the simplified process and procedure for issuance of work permits to Vietnamese expatriates and foreign experts getting involved in carrying out scientific and technological operations in Vietnam as stipulated in Clause 6 Article 14 enshrined in the Decree No. 87/2014/ND-GOVERNMENT.
Article 2. Subject of application
1. Vietnamese expatriates and foreign experts getting involved in carrying out scientific and technological operations in Vietnam (hereinafter referred to as science and technology expert).
2. Institutions or organizations where science and technology experts are working as prescribed in Clause 1 of this Article (hereinafter referred to as organization).
3. Vietnamese expatriates involved in carrying out scientific and technological operations in Vietnam and entering into Vietnam by using Vietnamese passports shall not be governed by this Circular.