I am 28 years old, from Uruguay, and currently living in Hanoi. I am single and would like to become a father. Could you please tell about the options available to me?
Congratulations on your brave decision to be a single […]
Breaking a lease is breaking the law, know your rights as a lessee
We signed a contract with an owner to move on August 1st, and the deposit was paid the day before. At 3pm, he told our real estate agent […]
Endangered species and conservation laws for Vietnam
I recently overheard someone shouted, “I accidentally ate pangolin meat!” He ate pangolin meat without knowing what a pangolin was and that it is an endangered species and trading it is illegal. This sad story made […]
I’m a student from the EU traveling in Southeast Asia. I am going to spend a few months in Vietnam and will be driving amotorbike throughout my trip. Do you have any advice in case I have a road […]
I’m from Spain and have been working over the past years here with the purpose of starting a hostel close to Pho Nha Ke Bang natural reserve. What company structure would best suit this business and what steps should I take to […]
Dealing with a deceased spouse’s bank account
As an expat here what happens if I die suddenly and my Vietnamese wife’s name is not on my Vietnamese bank account? What will she need to do to access my account?
This is an excellent […]
Tackling the issue of dual citizenship for foreigners.
I’m an Australian citizen and would like to become a Vietnamese citizen because I’ll be marrying a Vietnamese woman and have decided to settle down here permanently. Can I apply for Vietnamese […]
Alternative options available in Vietnam for couples who want to be parents
My boyfriend and I are over 30 now, and we think it is time to start a family. Unfortunately, we are not able to have our own babies therefore […]
Matching the many different types of visas with the right person
Dear Antoine, I’m looking to open a business in Vietnam in the next few months and wanted to discuss some of the ambiguous Vietnamese visa laws. Although the visa situation […]
We receive many questions from readers about setting up a business in Vietnam. The procedures for setting up a company often appear burdensome and, sometimes, discouraging for those with a ‘small-size’ project. However, an alternative is to purchase a pre-existing […]