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American Citizen Services in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi

American Citizen Services in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi

General Information The American Citizen Services (ACS) units of the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City and the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi assist U.S. citizens in emergencies, and also provide r
Computing Tips from the AmCham Webmaster

Computing Tips from the AmCham Webmaster

“Amazing” worm infects 10 million PCs, may infect 300 million The Downadup worm, also called Conficker, had infected an estimated 10 million PCs worldwide by Jan 23, and security experts
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions - What is this about?

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions - What is this about?

Please click this link to send us a question by email. We receive emails from time to time from members and visitors asking questions. These “Frequently Asked Questions” are on our we
FAQ - How do I find background information about a firm in Vietnam?

FAQ - How do I find background information about a firm in Vietnam?

Question: How do I find background information about a firm in Vietnam? Answer: Below is a list of AmCham companies that provide background information about firms in Vietnam. Click the highlig
FAQ - How do I find background information about a US firm?

FAQ - How do I find background information about a US firm?

Question We want to do business with some US companies in USA but we not know about them clearly. Could you please help us to get more information about thess companies as follows: 1/ Is this a t
FAQ - How do I find employment opportunities with AmCham companies?

FAQ - How do I find employment opportunities with AmCham companies?

AmCham often receives emails asking about employment opportunities with AmCham member companies in Ho Chi Minh City. This FAQ will give you practical advice: three steps that will guide your efforts.
FAQ - How do we apply for NGO status in Vietnam?

FAQ - How do we apply for NGO status in Vietnam?

Question How do we apply for NGO status in Vietnam? What are the criteria, laws and regulations? Answer “NGO status” in Vietnam is roughly similar to “Public Charity” 50
FAQ - Visas for business visitors to the U.S.

FAQ - Visas for business visitors to the U.S.

Question How do I obtain a U.S. visa for a business visitor to the USA? for example, a member of my company staff, a customer, a supplier, etc. Answer It is a very quick and simple matter. All
FAQ - What is the U.S. Import Duty for my product ?

FAQ - What is the U.S. Import Duty for my product ?

Summmary Answer We get many questions about how to find out what the U.S. import duty is for products exported from Vietnam to the USA. Recent examples are silk apparel, pencils, bicycles, etc. Thi
FAQ - Where can I get info on Vietnam's Tariff Schedule?

FAQ - Where can I get info on Vietnam's Tariff Schedule?

Where can I get information Vietnam’s Tariff Schedule (HS Harmonized System Tariff Schedule of Vietnam?) Vietnam’s Tariff Schedule (HS Customs Tariff Schedule) This page last updated:
FAQ about Internship

FAQ about Internship

What are necessary functions when operating an internship program? Coordination: Coordinators’ main task is to take care of every aspect of an internship program, from planning and designing
FAQ: Are all the U.S. military "dog tags" sold on the streets in Vietnam fakes?

FAQ: Are all the U.S. military "dog tags" sold on the streets in Vietnam fakes?

“After examining and analyzing hundreds of dog tags, our research has concluded that 99% of the dog tags being sold on the streets of Vietnam are genuine, but are not from Americans listed as M
FAQ: Retire in Vietnam - and U.S. Social Security Income (2)

FAQ: Retire in Vietnam - and U.S. Social Security Income (2)

FAQ: Can an American retiree receive his/her check in Vietnam? I heard lot of stories that you have to go to the consulate office monthly to pick up check etc… If I were to retire in Vietnam
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) News and Updates

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) News and Updates

Background Information about the FCPA Generally, the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (“FCPA” or the “Act”) prohibits U.S. companies, their subsidiaries, as well a
Holidays in Vietnam 2007

Holidays in Vietnam 2007

If you’re traveling to Vietnam on business or pleasure, you’ll want to know when the holidays are. You may be planning meetings, but offices or factories are closed. Or you may be p
Holidays in Vietnam 2008

Holidays in Vietnam 2008

If you’re traveling to Vietnam on business or pleasure, you’ll want to know when the holidays are. You may be planning meetings, but offices or factories are closed. Or you may be p
Holidays in Vietnam 2009

Holidays in Vietnam 2009

If you’re traveling to Vietnam on business or pleasure, you’ll want to know when the holidays are. You may be planning meetings, but offices or factories are closed. Or you may be p
Holidays in Vietnam 2010

Holidays in Vietnam 2010

If you’re traveling to Vietnam on business or pleasure, you’ll want to know when the holidays are. You may be planning meetings, but offices or factories are closed. Or you may be p
Holidays in Vietnam 2011 and 2012

Holidays in Vietnam 2011 and 2012

If you’re traveling to Vietnam on business or pleasure, you’ll want to know when the holidays are. You may be planning meetings, but offices or factories are closed. Or you may b
Thinking of retiring in Vietnam? Check it out first.

Thinking of retiring in Vietnam? Check it out first.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Thinking of retiring in Vietnam? Check it out first. Visit Vietnam and see what it’s like today. Here are some contacts to get you started. United Airline
Travel Stories and Guides

Travel Stories and Guides

Three Perfect Days / Ho Chi Minh City, published in January 2005 in Hemispheres, the magazine of United Airlines, the most award-winning inflight magazine in the United States. United Airlines has da
Travel to Vietnam

Travel to Vietnam

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) So you’re thinking of travel to Vietnam? Or are you already planning to visit Vietnam? Tourism? Business? Whatever the purpose of your travel to Vietnam, he
U.S. Citizens Travel or Residence Registration with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate

U.S. Citizens Travel or Residence Registration with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate

What is Overseas Travel or Residence Registration for U.S. Citizens? Travel registration is a free service provided by the U.S. Government to U.S. citizens who are traveling to, or living in, a for