City to connect administrative procedures to issue criminal record and work permit for foreigners soon (18:14 14/06/2018)
The administrative procedures to issue criminal record and work permit for foreigners will be connected, if dossiers are submitted directly to the Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, or on the portal of managing foreign laborers in Viet Nam (http://dvc.vieclamvietnam.gov.vn) of the Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, or the portal of online application for criminal record (https://lltptructuyen.moi.gov.vn) of the Ministry of Justice.
Dossiers are submitted by employers or organizations, individuals authorized to apply for work permit. The applicant can select whether to connect the aforementioned procedures or not. If the applicant does not want to apply the inter-level procedures, each procedure will be processed according to current legal regulation.
The Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs is the focal point to receive dossier and return result of the administrative procedures as stipulated in this Regulation. The Department of Justice receives application for issuing criminal record forwarded by the Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, or submitted by applicant via the portal. Postal service agency will deliver administrative dossiers among the Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, Department of Justice and Ha Noi Police Department (Department of Police Records), receive the dossiers, return result of administrative procedures according to demand of the applicant and collect fee for postal service.
Speaking at the working session, Vice Director of the Department of Justice Tong Thi Thanh Nam said that the connection between two procedures will reduce the processing time; each relevant agency shall reduce time to process the dossier. The agency will form standard for receiving and returning dossier.
For their parts, units expressed their opinions on how to speed up implementation of the connection plan. For example, they shared opinion on fee collection, online payment, online transfer, payment via postal service, responsibility of the agency to apologize to the people for processing procedures behind schedule, and measures to receive dossier on the internet, the use of copy and notarized copy.
Vice Director of the Department of Justice Tong Thi Thanh Nam asked the units to cooperate with the Department of Justice to put the regulation into practice.
For its part, the Department will conduct training and implement popularization among the people, publicize the procedures soon, assign staff and prepare facilities as well as finance for the plan. The connected administrative procedure to issue criminal record and work permit for foreigners is scheduled to be launched from July 1, 2018.