The Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training has issued notification no. 043/019 dated 29 March 2019 on the Registration of Foreigner Employment Contract which aims to facilitate the effective employment of foreign nationals in a responsible manner.
This notification instructs that:
- All foreigner employment contract that need to be registered shall be made in writing and shall have attached a Khmer translation if the employment contract is made in foreign language;
- The foreigner employment contract, which can be a Fixed Duration Contract (FDC) or an Unspecified Duration Contract (UDC), shall be registered with Department of Occupation and Workforce at Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training for enterprises/establishments located in Phnom Penh and Municipal/Provincial Department of Labor and Vocational Training for enterprises/establishments located and under the management of each municipal/provincial respectively.
- The employers can use their own developed employment contract template to register but this employment contract shall not violate the provisions of the Labor Law or any other applicable regulations.
- The employers shall re-register the foreigner employment contract in accordance with the conditions of Prakas 196 dated 20 August 2014 on Employment of Foreign National in case the employment contract has reached its expiry date or there is any modification to the contract.