THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No. 54/2005/QD-BTC
Hanoi, August 4, 2005
 
DECISION
PROMULGATING THE FEE LEVELS FOR THE GRANT OF WORK PERMITS TO FOREIGNERS WORKING IN VIETNAM
THE MINISTER OF FINANCE
Pursuant to the August 28, 2001 Ordinance on Charges and Fees and Decree No. 57/2002/ND-CP of June 3, 2002, detailing the implementation of the Ordinance on Charges and Fees;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 105/2003/ND-CP of September 17, 2003, detailing and guiding the implementation of a number of articles of the Labor Code regarding the recruitment and management of foreign laborers working in Vietnam;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 77/2003/ND-CP of July 1, 2003, defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Finance;
At the proposal of the General Director of Taxation,
 

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DECIDES:
Article 1.- Employers, when filling in procedures to request Vietnamese state management agencies to grant, extend or re-grant work permits to foreign laborers working in enterprises, agencies or organizations operating on Vietnam’s territory, shall have to pay fees at the following rates:
- Fee for the grant of work permits: VND 400,000/permit
- Fee for the re-grant of work permits: VND 300,000/permit
- Fee for the extension of work permits: VND 200,000/permit.
Article 2.- Fees for the grant of work permits provided for in this Decision constitute State budget revenues and are managed and used as follows:
1. The provincial/municipal Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs Services or the industrial park or export-processing zone management boards which are authorized by the provincial/municipal Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs Services to collect fees, shall have to register, declare, collect, remit and settle fees for the grant of work permits according to the provisions of the Ordinance on Charges and Fees and its guiding documents.
2. Fee-collecting agencies shall be entitled to deduct 50% of the total actually collected fee amounts to cover expenses for fee collection as follows:
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