Staffing and Recruiting Experts in Vietnam

Discover Vietnam's top talent and take your business global with our recruitment experts in Vietnam and 70+ countries. Grow your team virtually in Vietnam and unlock the potential of borderless talent today.

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Recruitment Agency Costs in Vietnam

In Vietnam, professional recruitment agency fees range from 22-27% of the first-year annual base salary of a recruited employee. Recruitment agencies also require an upfront retainer and payment in advance installments of the agency fee based on milestones such as start of recruitment, presentation of candidates, and scheduling interviews with a candidate shortlist.

We know this might sound overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be. A solution like Lundi eliminates the barriers for you. With Lundi, you can recruit talent across 70+ countries, easily managing recruitment—all in one, easy-to-use platform. Get an overview of what you need to know when hiring in Vietnam below.

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Employer Tax Costs in Vietnam

Employers in Vietnam are required to pay 21.5% on top of an employee’s salary in social contributions. This includes:

Employee Income Taxes in Vietnam

In Vietnam, employees pay between 5% and 35% in taxes depending on their income bracket. They also pay 10.5% in social security taxes.

Employee Probation in Vietnam

In Vietnam, the probationary period ranges between six and 60 days.

Employee Overtime in Vietnam

Employees in Vietnam work eight hours a day, 48 hours per week.Overtime work can be implemented with the agreement of both the employer and employee, but cannot exceed 50% of the normal working hours in a day. Overtime cannot exceed 30 hours per month and a total of 200 hours per year, except for some cases stipulated by the government.Overtime work is paid at the following rates:Normal weekdays: 150% of regular wagesWeekend: 200%Public holidays: 300%

Employee Notice in Vietnam

The notice period is three working days for seasonal contracts (contracts lasting less than one year), 30 days for fixed-term labour contracts, and 45 days for indefinite-term labour contracts.

Termination in Vietnam

Terminated employees (except those dismissed for a breach of company's rules) who have been working for an employer for at least one year are entitled to severance payments. This must be equal to half a month's wage for each year of employment.Severance is not required if the employee is absent from work without justifiable reason for five consecutive working days or more.If the employer made contributions to the employee's unemployment insurance fund, they are not required to pay severance for the duration of time that the employees participated in the unemployment insurance fund.

How to Recruit in Vietnam

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Within days, we’ll introduce you to the right talent for your team. The average time to match is one week.
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