Guide to hiring employees in Vietnam

Guide to hiring employees in Vietnam

Complete guide to hiring employees in Vietnam. From taxation to salary standards, here's everything you need to know about having employees in Vietnam.

Working hours and overtime pay

An employee’s working hours in Vietnam are divided into regular hours and overtime pay. The regular hours are stated in the employment contract and can be up to 8 hours per day and a total of 48 hours a week.

Any time your employee is expected to work outside of those hours, they are entitled to overtime pay as follows:

  • 150% of salary for regular days
  • 200% of salary for weekends
  • 300% of salary for holidays