Prakas No. 352 On Online Management Systems For Foreigner Workers, Sciaroni & Associates

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    The Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training (“MoLVT”) has required investors, companies, factories and enterprises to complete their quota request for foreign labor through their online management system which is available on the homepage of MoLVT from 1 September 2016.

    Foreigners working in Cambodia must comply with the request form “Work Permit and Employment Card” through the online management system from the date stated above.

    The online management system is managed by E-Solutions (Cambodia) Co., Ltd and requires relevant entities and relevant applicants to provide payment according to the following fee schedule:

    • $30 per proposal in addition to the public service fee in order to request the quota for foreign labor which shall be paid through the bank system.
    • $30 per foreigner employee in Cambodia in addition to the public service fee in order to request a new work permit/ employment card or extend a work permit/ employment card which shall be paid through the bank system.

    Foreigners who have recently entered Cambodia for employment or are currently working in Cambodia may use their own Health Certificate if valid to apply for a work permit/ employment card or to extend a work permit/ employment card upon request for certification from the Department of Occupational Health and Safety.

    Sciaroni & Associates Labor Practice Group has demonstrated expertise advising clients in all aspects of labor and human resource law in the Kingdom of Cambodia.

    Their team of expatriate and national advisors and paralegals can help by drafting and reviewing employment policies and agreements and assisting in document registration with the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training in the Kingdom of Cambodia.

    Sciaroni & Associates advises across a broad range of labor and corporate compliance issues while advising on corporate structures that are in keeping with international best practices and prevailing law in Cambodia.

    Sciaroni & Associates, one of Southeast Asia’s leading professional services and investment advisory firms, has been providing skilled counsel and knowledgeable business insights for over two decades. Based in Cambodia with legal offices in  Laos and Myanmar, their experienced team of advisors brings considerable general and sector-specific expertise to the challenges confronting companies doing business in emerging markets. Their clients comprise many of the world’s premier companies, banks, financial institutions, governments and global development organizations.

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    This article was written by Svetlena D. TE, Associate at Sciaroni & Associates.

    Prior to joining the firm, Lena advised clients on corporate and commercial matters and assisted at Cambodia National Authority for Land Dispute Resolution.  She is experienced across multiple practice areas including arbitration, dispute resolution and anti-corruption compliance.  Lena earned a Master degree (LLM) in Sustainable International Development from University of Washington School of Law in Seattle, Washington, USA and Bachelor of Economics, Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE). She speaks English and Khmer.

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