I'd like to get a bike licence here to be eligible for insurance. Can I do a basic 2 day CBT in England and get it transferred here or do I need to do the full bike test? I've done a CBT before but it is now expired. I hold a full driving licence but assume this cannot be converted for bikes here. Just looking for the easiest and cheapest way to obtain insurance after having some friends involved in serious accidents the last 2 years.
I need to send money to Canada but the banks and Western Union require a labour contract to send money out of Vietnam. Anyone have any suggestions on how to get around this problem? Can anyone with a labour contract help me to send it Western Union...I can pay you! Please help! I need to send money for my student loan (in default!)
Hi, My wife and I are going through the process of having me formally adopt her daughter. We are quite confused at the process after some meetings with government officials. We hope that someone out there has some experience and is able to help us. We do understand this is Viet Nam and everything is case by case, however to be able to share some experience would be a huge help to us.
Quite a convoluted one this one, but here goes. I work for an English teaching company (that I'd prefer remained nameless) that goes through the proper channels, i.e. you need to get a work permit through them. I've been told by them that if I don't give them the necessary documents, (as I'm now 'in the system' with my work visa 'in process') that I'd have to leave Vietnam and wait 3 months before being able to come back. So, what I want to know is, can I simply quit my job (which would involve giving 4 weeks notice and all that kind of thing) and then stay in Vietnam by extending my current tourist visa? I basically want to leave and go to another city in the near future. If not, this would be very annoying! Would be extremely grateful for any informed answers, thank-you.
Hi dears Would someone tell me please , what are legal steps requested for opening a new trading company in Vietnam . -1 Do i have to pay custom tax for exporting ?, agricultural goods such as cafee beans (not roasted), rice , pepper ,tea , rubber latex etc............ -2 What is the kind of taxes must to pay in such as this business ? -3 Do i have to deposit some sum of money for trading company account , if so , how much ? and is it optional or necessary ? -4 Is there any law that determines how many workers that the new trading company required to employed in beginning ? thank you so much for your sharing Barca
Hi, i have a vietnamese Paypal account (verified). I try to withdraw money (in VND) from my paypal account to my local bank account (VND). I try DongA and Vietcombank, but nothing arrive in my bank accounts. Anyone has the same problem?
I've read all the related postings on this site (and plenty of other sites, too) and I want to know if anyone has recent information or a recent experience they could share. I'm an American man and my girlfriend is Vietnamese (from Hanoi). I know how these marriage procedures change and evolve over time; what is the current timeframe, cost, process, etc. looking like? We've been together awhile and neither of us are into big ceremonies, wedding parties, etc. We want to do it in the most basic and cheap style. We'd prefer to just get married on our own, with not even a formal ceremony. I know Bangkok is conducive to this, but what can we do here that most resembles that kind of process? Thanks a lot.
Hello, I could really use a quick piece of advice about whether I'm bring scammed or not. I've been a resident of VN for two years, have a housing contract, work permit, and my employer has been deducting PIT from my paychecks the last two years (theoretically). I recently met a Vietnamese accountant who has looked at my paperwork, and told me they can get me a big chunk of my PIT returned to me, minus 30% for their service, however they want half upfront, which is several thousand USD. My big question is, Is this a scam, or is it actually possible to get your PIT back? I've checked the Ask TNH, but didn't discover if anyone else had this. They said they could do it ten days but need the invoice to show the tax department, so I need to pay something upfront. Has anyone heard ...
What should a full time English contract include in Ha Noi? I've searched but couldn't find anything up to date and specific and it's that time of year that everyone is considering an annual contract... Also the typical wage (for annual contract), though covered previously would be helpful. So what should we all expect before we sign a year of our lives away???!!!
Hey guys! So I've fallen in love with the Minsk motorbikes, and I'm buying one in the next few days. I really don't want to flog it when I'm done with it- I'd rather ship it home. Here's the deal, I want to buy the motorbike in Hanoi. Take it to Laos, ride about a bit and then stick on a boat for it to go home to Sweden. I've found a cheap shipping company so that's fine. But I can't seem to figure out what I need paper wise, most forums I've read are quite fuzzy and I'm not sure how it works... Can I even ship it from Laos if it's in Vietnamese plates? From what I can understand, without the proper paperwork you're not supposed to take it over to Laos in the first place. But I've met so many people that just laugh and say that the customs don't even bother looking at the bike ...
So, I've just picked up my wedding certificate from Hai Duong (at great under the counter cost I might add) and now I want to know, given we are going to England shortly, is there any benefit getting married there (for legal reasons)? Does it make it easier to travel later on, or get hold of documents (e.g. British passport, driving license) when we head there in a couple of years? Anyone?
Because my police clearance check if over 6 months, I have to get a local check. No problem. But my Work Permit is hung up and I only got a 30 day visa. When will the end? Will it end? This is the worst situation on visas I've ever experienced. Any news on the issuance of visas and extensions being for longer periods? I think this will cause a LOT of teachers to leave. It's too difficult to manage with the uncertainty.
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