Question 150: What are the conditions for any foreigner wishing to enter Vietnam to work as an unpaid intern at an enterprise for a period of 30 days?

In order for a foreigner to enter Vietnam to work as a corporate intern, the foreigner must meet the conditions for visa issuance in Vietnam by submitting the following documents: (i) passport or valid papers related to international travel and (ii) evidencing any invitation or sponsorship by any organisation in Vietnam[1]. Thus, the enterprise receiving the foreigner can sponsor any foreigner to work as an intern in Vietnam.

[1]Article 10 Law on Entry, Exit, Transit and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam