How to set up Representative Office in Vietnam?

Vietnam is a country located in Southeast Asia. In recent years, due to a dynamic and potential economy, Vietnam has attracted a lot of foreign investors from developed countries. And of the most popular way for these investors to perform market entry in Vietnam is setting up Representative Office (RO). Hereinafter, we shall instruct you how to set up a RO in Vietnam.

#1 Preparing the required documents

In order to set up a RO in Vietnam, you must prepare the following documents

  • An application for establishing Representative Office (“RO”) in Vietnam (We shall provide you the sample of application)
  • Copy of the Business Certificate or equivalent documents of the foreign company; legalized by Vietnamese Consular in your country; translated into Vietnamese and certified in accordance with Vietnamese law.
  • In case the Business Certificate does not have all information of the foreign company (Name; address; Certificate number; especially Business line, including services the Company provide, etc); the Memorandum and Article of the Company must be provided. (legalized by Vietnamese Consular in your country; translated into Vietnamese and certified in accordance with Vietnamese law).
  • A letter of appointment of the head of the RO; translated into Vietnamese and certified in accordance with Vietnamese law).
  • The audited Financial Report of the last fiscal year; translated into Vietnamese and certified in accordance with Vietnamese law).
  • Copies of the passport or ID card (for Vietnamese) or copies of the passport (for foreigners) of the head of the representative office; translated into Vietnamese and certified in accordance with Vietnamese law).
  • Documents on the expected location of the representative office including:
  • Certified copies of memorandum of understanding (MOU) or leasing agreements or documents as proof of the right to use a location as the representative office; translated into Vietnamese and certified in accordance with Vietnamese law).
  • In case you sign leasing agreement with a lessor to use an office, you must also provide the certified copy of the document proving the ownership of this lessor (For example: Certificate of Land Use Rights); translated into Vietnamese and certified in accordance with Vietnamese law).
  • Power of Attorney (we shall provide you the form), legalized by Vietnamese Consular in your country; translated into Vietnamese and certified in accordance with Vietnamese law.

# 2 Filing the application.

Time Frame

In case your dossier is prepared properly; within 07-10 working days from the filing date, you shall be granted the License for establishment of RO in Vietnam.

#3 Receiving Certificate

Receiving Office

Your dossier must be submitted to the Industrial and Trade Portal in the city where your RO is placed.

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  • We have more than 10 years experiences of setting up New Company, New R.O in Vietnam.
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