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Hire Workers in Vietnam

Looking to conquer the world of business without getting tangled up in international employment complexities?

Look no further than TCWGlobal! The best payrolling and global employer of record in Vietnam.

No cultural barrier or legal obstacle will stand in your way with us by your side. We will tailor our services to fit your unique needs and help you shine no matter where you want to operate in the world.

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Fixed-Term Contracts

Fixed term contracts are permitted in Vietnam. There is a 3 year (36 month) maximum, but no minimum. It can only be renewed once. Both employer and employee must inform the other 30 days in advance of terminating a fixed-term contract. In some cases it may require longer notice.

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Probationary Periods

Probationary periods are permitted in Vietnam. Only one probationary period is allowed, and the maximum amount is negotiated by the parties, based on the nature and complexity of the work to be performed ranging from a maximum of 30 days for skilled worker or technicians to up to 180 days for enterprise executive position. However, in some cases it may be less than 30 days. During the probationary period, either party can terminate the contract with without any notice or compensation, but justification is required. The worker’s salary during the probationary period can be equal to no less than 85% if agreed upon by the two parties.


Workers in Vietnam recognize 11 paid public holidays. If the holiday falls on the weekend, it is recognized on the next working day. Work performed on a public holiday is payable at 300%.

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Workers are entitled to 12 days of paid vacation per year. Workers who have worked less than 12 months are entitled to one day of vacation for each month of service. Workers are entitled to one additional vacation day per year for every 5 years of service. The worker can be allowed to carry over unused leave or required to use all leave during the year. Any unused leave is payable at termination.

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Sick Leave

Sick leave is payable by the government for 30 to 60 days depending upon length of service. A medical certificate is required within 48 hours from start of sick leave.

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Overtime is considered any hours worked above the standard workweek. It is payable at 150% if worked on a weekday or 200% if worked on a weekend. In all cases, overtime cannot exceed 12 hours per day, 40 hours per month, and 200 hours per year.

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Employer of Record

Creating a worldwide workforce is a continuous process that extends beyond a contract.

TCWGlobal surpasses the typical employer of record (EOR) by ensuring that your team receives personalized attention, ranging from smooth payrolling management to customized benefits based on your specific needs and location.

  • Hire compliantly in 150 countries
  • Provide customized service and benefits
  • Remove the risk from your organization

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