Issuance fee of work permit for foreigners in 63 provinces and cities of Vietnam

Date Create: 13/03/2021


The work permit issuance fee is the fee payable to the dossier-receiving agency when applying for a work permit for foreigners. Depending on the locality, the issuance fee of work permit for foreigners is regulated differently. The contents below will provide information related to the government fees as well as the service costs for applying a work permit for foreigners in Vietnam.

Work permit issuance fee in 63 provinces and cities of Vietnam?

According to the Circular 250/2016/TT-BTC, depending on the locality where a foreigner performs the procedures for a work permit application, the fees will be different. The difference between provinces is due to the fact that the work permit issuance fee for foreigners working in Vietnam is one of those fees which are both under the deciding competence of the Ministry of Finance and under the jurisdiction of the provincial People’s Council.

Foreigner is not required to pay this fee; it will be paid by the employer employing the foreigner. Below is a list of governing fees for work permit issuance in 63 provinces and cities in Vietnam:

No.

Provinces, cities

Fees (Unit: VND)

Regulatory documents

1

An Giang

600,000

Resolution No. 11/2017/NQ-HDND

2

Ba Ria - Vung Tau

600,000

Resolution No. 63/2016/NQ-HDND

3

Bac Giang

600,000

Resolution No. 33/2016/NQ-HDND

4

Bac Kan

600,000

Resolution No. 71/2016/NQ-HDND

5

Bac Lieu

400,000

Resolution No. 03/2017/NQ-HDND

6

Bac Ninh

600,000

Resolution No. 80/2017/NQ-HDND

7

Ben Tre

600,000

Resolution No. 22/2016/NQ-HDND

8

Binh Dinh

400,000

Resolution No. 34/2016/NQ-HDND

9

Binh Duong

600,000

Decision No. 53/2016/QD-UBND*

10

Binh Phuoc

600,000

Resolution No. 01/2018/NQ-HDND*

11

Binh Thuan

600,000

Resolution No. 46/2018/NQ-HDND*

12

Ca Mau

600,000

Resolution No. 12/2017/NQ-HDND

13

Can Tho

400,000

Resolution No. 02/2016/NQ-HDND

14

Cao Bang

600,000

Resolution No. 79/2016/NQ-HDND

15

Da Nang

600,000

Resolution No. 58/2016/NQ-HDND

16

Dak Lak

600,000

Resolution No. 10/2016/NQ-HDND

17

Dak Nong

500,000

Resolution No. 54/2016/NQ-HDND

18

Dien Bien

500,000

Resolution No. 61/2017/NQ-HDND

19

Dong Nai

600,000

Resolution No. 102/2017/NQ-HDND

20

Dong Thap

600,000

Resolution No. 103/2016/NQ-HDND

21

Gia Lai

400,000

Resolution No. 47/2016/NQ-HDND

22

Ha Giang

600,000

Resolution No. 77/2017/NQ-HDND

23

Ha Nam

600,000

Resolution No. 39/2016/NQ-HDND

24

Ha Noi

400,000

Resolution No. 20/2016/NQ-HDND

25

Ha Tinh

480,000

Resolution No. 26/2016/NQ-HDND

26

Hai Duong

600,000

Resolution No. 17/2016/NQ-HDND

27

Hai Phong

600,000

Decision No. 766/QD-UBND 2015

28

Hau Giang

600,000

Resolution No. 24/2016/NQ-HDND

29

Hoa Binh

600,000

Resolution No. 40/2016/NQ-HDND

30

Ho Chi Minh City

600,000

Resolution No. 11/2017/NQ-HDND

31

Hung Yen

600,000

Resolution No. 87/2016/NQ-HDND

32

Khanh Hoa

600,000

Resolution No. 36/2016/NQ-HDND

33

Kien Giang

600,000

Resolution No. 144/2018/NQ-HDND

34

Kon Tum

600,000

Resolution No. 77/2016/NQ-HDND

35

Lai Chau

400,000

Resolution No. 08/2017/NQ-HDND

36

Lam Dong

1,000,000

Resolution No. 22/2016/NQ-HDND*

37

Lang Son

600,000

Resolution No. 45/2017/NQ-HDND

38

Lao Cai

500,000

Decision No. 125/2016/QD-UBND

39

Long An

600,000

Decision No. 72/2016/QD-UBND*

40

Nam Dinh

600,000

Resolution No. 54/2017/NQ-HDND

41

Nghe An

600,000

Resolution No. 11/2017/NQ-HDND

42

Ninh Binh

600,000

Resolution No. 35/2016/NQ-HDND

43

Ninh Thuan

400,000

Resolution No. 16/2017/NQ-HDND

44

Phu Tho

600,000

Resolution No. 06/2016/NQ-HDND

45

Phu Yen

600,000

Resolution No. 27/2017/NQ-HDND

46

Quang Binh

600,000

Resolution No. 07/2016/NQ-HDND

47

Quang Nam

600,000

Resolution No. 33/2016/NQ-HDND

48

Quang Ngai

600,000

Resolution No. 05/2017/NQ-HDND

49

Quang Ninh

480,000

Resolution No. 62/2017/NQ-HDND

50

Quang Tri

500,000

Resolution No. 27/2016/NQ-HDND

51

Soc Trang

600,000

Resolution No. 92/2016/NQ-HDND

52

Son La

600,000

Resolution No. 16/2016/NQ-HDND

53

Tay Ninh

600,000

Decision No. 52/2016/QD-UBND

54

Thai Binh

400,000

Decision No. 3105/QD-UBND in 2006

55

Thai Nguyen

600,000

Resolution No. 49/2016/NQ-HDND

56

Thanh Hoa

500,000

Resolution No. 27/2016/NQ-HDND

57

Thua Thien Hue

600,000

Resolution No. 26/2017/NQ-HDND

58

Tien Giang

600,000

Decision No. 12/2017/NQ-HDND

59

Tra Vinh

600,000

Resolution No. 34/2017/NQ-HDND

60

Tuyen Quang

600,000

Resolution No. 18/2017/NQ-HDND

61

Vinh Long

400,000

Resolution No. 57/2017/NQ-HDND

62

Vinh Phuc

600,000

Resolution No. 56/2016/NQ-HDND

63

Yen Bai

400,000

Resolution No. 51/2016/NQ-HDND

Where to pay the issuance fee of work permit for foreigners?

Depending on the workplace of the foreign worker, the place to pay the work permit issuance fee also differs:

+ Foreign workers working outside the industrial zones or export processing zones shall pay the work permit issuance fee together with the application at the Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs of the province/city.

+ Foreign workers working in the industrial zones and export processing zones shall pay the work permit issuance fee together with the application at the export processing zone and industrial park Authority of the province/city.

+ Foreign workers working in hi-tech zones shall pay the work permit issuance fee together with the application at the Management Board of the hi-tech park of the province/city.

However, depending on the characteristics and assignment of jurisdiction to handle the work permit procedures of each locality, at some places, the applicant must submit all forms of Vietnam work permit application at the Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs of the province/city.

For more information about the agencies collecting the issuance fee of work permit for foreigners in all provinces, please contact Nhi Gia via hotline 1900 6654. With 15 years of experience, we are committed to quickly processing your applications for work permits.

How much does the costs of service for applying for a work permit?

According to the above list of work permit application fee, it can be seen that the fee will range from VND 400,000 to VND 1,000,000. However, this is only a government fee for the agency handling the application. Usually, the cost to get the work permit will be higher as the work permit fee depends a lot on the application process. Specifically, you have to pay extra fees to prepare such documents as: health certificate, criminal record, document legalization, translation into Vietnamese, etc.

To time and save effort, businesses often use the work permit service. In fact, the work permit service cost is higher than the cost of the work done by the business itself, but it will save a lot of time for the business.

Not to mention, businesses need to be knowledgeable about the legal regulations and may encounter difficulties, such as difficult documents, rejected documents, lack of university degrees or certificates of work experience, etc. Hence, the work permit service cost is often a commitment that businesses will help the foreigner to obtain the work permit, even in difficult situations.

Above is all information about the work permit issuance fee for foreigners in 63 provinces. Contact Nhi Gia via hotline +84 1900 6654 to find out more about the cost of work permit service. We are honored to serve you!

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