sirchai sirchai posted November 2nd, 2017 at 4:21 pm to Travel. Viewed 463 times. Not yet answered.

I'll be in Vietnam from the 4th to the 11th of this month and was planning a holiday. I'll land in HCMC and stay two days at a hotel. Then I wanted to go to a cheaper beach resort, but now checking the weather forecast, it might not be a great idea to go to the ocean. I do hope that the weather will change, but it doesn't look like. Can you recommend some places in the city, please? Thanks a lot.

stlev99 stlev99 posted October 17th, 2017 at 10:26 am to Help!. Viewed 1070 times. Answered 4 times.

Hi, folks. I'm new on this site, and I read the instructions, so I hope I am operating within the rules. I am in Thailand, though I'm from the US. I'm very strongly considering teaching ESL in VN, and to that end have been studying Vietnamese. I have an MA in TESL and plenty of experience. I sent email inquiries to VUS English Centers (based on a reco) and to Vietnam Teachings and Compass Education, both just as a result of a google search. But here's the think.... I haven't gotten a peep out of them. The first one I wrote about six days ago, the others three days ago. Any advice on how I can try to line up a job there while being outside the country? It would just be me and my American citizen but non-working wife (let's just say we have been empty nesters for a whi...

happyheart happyheart posted October 3rd, 2017 at 9:58 am to Paperwork. Viewed 1151 times. Answered once.

Hi There Everyone, I am seeking advice on how to proceed with opening up a startup with Vietnamese citizens. I see most businesses open through a Joint Stock Company here. 1. I was wanting to know would it be best to open a Limited Liability Company instead of a Joint Stock Company? 2. What is the best way to protect yourself as a foreigner when it comes to being in a partnership? (Not saying that things will go wrong or VN citizens are bad, but just wondering for future reference so that we can ensure fairness.) 3. One advice has been stated that I open business by myself, but with a team, it's better in my opinion as everyone has different expertise. 4. How can we ensure equal rights with equal power when it comes to decision making or vote on decisions. Who gets the overa...

BlackSheep BlackSheep posted January 19th, 2015 at 12:21 pm to Paperwork. Viewed 1030 times. Answered 4 times.

Has anyone overstayed a visa recently and paid the fine on exit at the airport? If so how much was the fine and is it still calculated on a per day basis?

DawidTFL DawidTFL posted December 28th, 2015 at 9:58 am to Paperwork. Viewed 1049 times. Answered 5 times.

Hi, Have a question regarding my work permit. ( I ma based in Hanoi ) I am about to hand in my notice. My employer is wanting to keep/cancel my work permit. Can I keep it, if yes, under what law? According to the contract I am giving 30 days of notice. Can anyone shed some light on it? Many thanks Dawid

tafa69 tafa69 posted August 18th, 2017 at 11:32 am to Visas. Viewed 933 times. Answered twice.

Here's my problem.. We are traveling to Vietnam 23-25 August 2017 The problem is this passportran out of pages. I am holding a Canada passport How does he transfer the valid visa on to his new passport? What to do?

NomadMike NomadMike posted May 27th, 2017 at 5:11 am to Help!. Viewed 634 times. Answered once.

Hello, I am a native English speaker I currently live and work in Thailand teaching ICT to secondary students. I am 46 with a Hons degree in computer science, I compleated my PTTLS and ILM train the trainer courses in the UK before I moved to Thailand where I compleated a 4 week TEFL/TESOL course. I am considering a move to Hanoi Vietnam in January 2018 can anyone recommend any good Schools or training centres I could contact for teaching positions and any that I should avoid. Looking for corporate training or secondary teaching positions, English or IT related, what type of Visa should I apply for? I have my original transcripts and degree certificate, TEFL certificate, I know I need to get a police check from the UK are there any other document requirements? thanks for your ...

converse converse posted August 9th, 2017 at 1:32 pm to Other. Viewed 2815 times. Answered once.

What Vietnamese slang words do you use? I am trying to learn tiếng Việt, but I think the language teached is very formal. What people speak on the street seems to be quite an other language. So please post some words or phrases of 'slang' and their translations. I already have some young Vietnamese friends on social media. What are some 'simplified' expressions used by the youth today in SMS or internet chat?

singh singh posted August 4th, 2017 at 8:51 am to Help!. Viewed 824 times. Not yet answered.

Hi Guys, I am in a tricky situation, I brought a hoverboard to carry back to India with me but my airline denied. So i wish to check if I can courier it from hanoi to India - 1. Since its heavy (10-12KG) how much approximately it would charge me - 2.

microhit microhit posted July 18th, 2017 at 8:56 am to Travel. Viewed 1053 times. Not yet answered.

Can anyone tell me who are the FREE wifi hotspot providers in Vietnam? My understanding is that only VNPT and Viettel provide free wifi. Are there any other players also? thanks

travworld travworld posted June 30th, 2017 at 3:45 am to Paperwork. Viewed 1002 times. Answered twice.

Is there a certain amount you can send out via Western Union? Without giving proof of where it came from.

ptootz ptootz posted December 15th, 2015 at 4:46 pm to Travel. Viewed 813 times. Answered 5 times.

Does anyone have experience traveling during Tet holiday in Vietnam? Will it be difficult? Trying to decide whether or not to plan a trip around Vietnam or go elsewhere?

travworld travworld posted June 30th, 2017 at 3:53 am to Visas. Viewed 1122 times. Answered 4 times.

Not really a question , But those working here illegally on tourist visa's . I think the guys at the airport are on to your short trips to Bangkok and are refusing you entry when flying back in country , So do take your most important thing with you in case they don't let you back in country.So question is have you experienced this or a friend has? Mistakes are common , please digest and correct as needed.......

Charvo Charvo posted June 17th, 2017 at 1:11 pm to Visas. Viewed 886 times. Answered once.

Has anyone gotten a visa for Vietnam in Phnom Penh recently? I read in the forums from a few years ago that 1 year visas were available. I wouldn't mind getting one through Phnom Penh rather than getting a VOA letter and flying to Bangkok and back.

kims kims posted May 11th, 2017 at 3:03 pm to Visas. Viewed 903 times. Answered twice.

I wish to set up a consulting or trade company in Vietnam. I wonder if anyone can give me tips about the terms and process in Hanoi or Saigon. Thanks

BeiFuzhong BeiFuzhong posted November 29th, 2014 at 7:25 am to Other. Viewed 1200 times. Answered 14 times.

I have a 900 watt UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) that I bought and have been using in China. Plugging it in to a 2 wire socket here in Hanoi and I am getting no power, only a "UPS Off" message. The electricity in China and Vietnam are supposed to be exactly the same, 220v/50hz, however I am wondering if the UPS is refusing to function because of the lack of a dedicated ground wire at the socket. Anyone else using a UPS in Vietnam? Does it function without a ground wire? Did you buy the UPS here in Vietnam?

Hiaho Hiaho posted June 10th, 2017 at 2:46 pm to Travel. Viewed 578 times. Answered 3 times.

Hello Me and my boyfriend are currently doing a loop on northern vietnam sharing an old looking Honda Future Neo. We have made it from Hanoi to Yen Bai so far, and want to head to Lao Cai, Bac Ha, Ha Giang, Cao Bang and Lang Son to eventually return to Hanoi in a couple of weeks time. The bikes has a few faults (no brakes lights, one wing mirror missing, front mud guard close the falling off and makes it a very loud high pitched noise when driving) and we are getting a little concerned with the mountains roads once we will get to them. I understand this is a very old bike, even though good at the time it was made, not sold anymore (i really now feel we got scammed when renting them but it's too late now as we have left Hanoi already) I am looking for a bit of reinsurance and maybe...

ghostintheshell ghostintheshell posted April 26th, 2017 at 7:22 am to Other. Viewed 760 times. Answered 5 times.

Hi, I lost my original degree certificate and didn't have time to get a replacement before I came to Vietnam. My university sent the replacement to my old address, and I've got someone to post it out to Hanoi. After doing some reading online it appears that sending anything to Vietnam isn't advised. Reading lots of stories of valuable items being stolen, lost, taking months to show up, etc. Feeling a bit stupid 'cause obviously it's pretty valuable and my university can only provide 1 replacement. I also need it ASAP to start the work permit application. What are the chances of it arriving? It's being posted from the UK by the way, if that makes a difference.

Hanoi 2017 Hanoi 2017 posted April 21st, 2017 at 10:22 am to Paperwork. Viewed 864 times. Not yet answered.

I want to sell my motorbike with NN plates What is the procedure to follow? Can someone help? Thank you

JeMiGa JeMiGa posted April 4th, 2017 at 1:28 pm to Visas. Viewed 847 times. Answered 3 times.

Does anyone know if you can bring a pet cat into Vietnam on a TOURIST visa? We're moving to Hanoi in late-summer but would like to come early (before work visas take effect) and bring our cat to stay for the interim. I'm getting conflicting info from different sources so was curious if anyone has done this successfully or knows the ACTUAL regulations! Thanks so much, Jeffrey


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