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Schedule of foreign workers’ entitlement to compulsory SI benefits is available

Quý Nguyễn

On December 3, 2018, the Hanoi Social Security issued the Official Dispatch No. 5251/BHXH-QLT providing temporary guidance on participation in the compulsory SI program under the Government’s Decree No. 143/2018/ND-CP

In this Official Dispatch, SI benefits will be granted to foreign workers bound to participate in the compulsory SI program according to the following schedule:

- From December 1, 2018:

+ Entitlement to sickness, pregnancy and maternity insurance benefits under the Law on Social Insurance;

+ Entitlement to occupational accident and disease insurance benefits under the Law on Occupational Hygiene and Safety and the Decree No. 37/2016/ND-CP dated May 15, 2016.  

- From January 1, 2022, foreign workers will be entitled to:

+ Retirement pensions and death insurance benefits under the Law on Social Insurance;

+ One-off SI benefits under clause 6 of Article 9 in the Decree No. 143.

- If the insured employee who is currently entitled to monthly retirement pensions and SI benefits is not residing in Vietnam, he/she may authorize another person to receive these amounts on his/her behalf.

- Employees may be entitled to one-off SI benefits of their choice.

For more details, see entitlement requirements and rates in accordance with Chapter II in the Decree No. 143.

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