Living in Vietnam - Language Link Vietnam

Living in Vietnam


The vast majority of Hanoians – and our teachers – get round the city by motorbike or scooter. These come in many shapes and sizes, from automatics to full manual bikes.

Living Costs

Cost of living in Hanoi can be as cheap or expensive as you like!
House shares across the city can be found from as little as $200.00 per calendar month.


Many expats choose to live in the Tay Ho area of the city, around the large lake – West Lake – located in the district. Tay Ho can be relatively expensive to live in comparison to other areas and, as a result, growing expat communities are to be found in the Ba Dinh, Doi Can, Long Bien, Hai Ba Trung and Hoan Kiem areas.

Visa & Work Permit Process

Language Link has many years experience in working with the Department of Immigration and Department of Labour in Vietnam. We maintain a good relationship with these bodies in order to ensure we can provide a high-quality service to our teachers when it comes to working to procure Visas and Work Permits.

Traveling in Vietnam

Vietnamese culture is diverse, complex and represents a changing and varied history. The nation is famous for ‘trading quarters’ and streets that are usually well organised into specific crafts and materials.

In Hanoi

Hanoi is the Capital City of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, which was founded in 1010, over 1000 years ago. It is the conservative heart of Northern Vietnamese culture, the home to 7.6 million people and includes 12 residential districts.

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Hanoi Branches

24 Dai Co Viet, Hai Ba Trung Dist.
(84-24) 3974 4999

34T Hoang Dao Thuy, Cau Giay Dist.
(84-24) 6256 6888

Golden Field Building, 24 Nguyen Co Thach, Nam Tu Liem Dist.
(84-24) 3755 1919

HCMC Branch

Room 1602A, 16th Floor, Ruby Tower, 81-83 Ham Nghi, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1
(84-28) 3820 7225