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Apr 24, 2017

Foreign National Work Permit - Notice of Deadline of 30 April 2017 For Online Requests

By Vanarith Vo

Cambodia’s Ministry of Labor has recently issued a notification No. 058/17 dated 31 March 2017 to extend the deadline and gently remind all enterprise/ establishment under the coverage of labor law to submit formality on foreign national work permit by 30 April 2017. The said notice further makes exemption for retroactive tax and penalty for non- compliance in previous year.

It is essential that foreign nationals who conduct any business or are employed in Cambodia obtain a work permit from Ministry of Labor to avoid any risk of illegal work and penalty imposed under Cambodia’s labor or immigration laws.

From 1 September 2016 onward, quota requests for foreign workers and application for foreign national work permit must be made via the Online Labor Centralized Management System (Prakas No. 352 dated 17 August 2016), which is managed by E-Solutions (Cambodia) Co., Ltd and available online through www.fwcms.mlvt.gov.kh

Failure to apply for foreign national work permit requests or missing the deadline may result in penalty and any retroactive tax which foreign national fails to comply with in the previous year.

Should you require further information or any assistance regarding the above matter or any other queries please feel free to contact us.

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