List of steps
(Total number of steps: 14)
Meet North West Metropolitan Area Authority
Obtain certified copies of foreign documents  (2)
Obtain consular legalized copies of foreign documents  (3)
Obtain certified translation of documents  (2)
Obtain authenticated copies of passports or Vietnamese ID cards  (2)
Obtain Investment Certificate  (2)
Obtain authenticated copies of IRC  (2)
Open bank account  (1)

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Summary of the procedure
 

Where to go? (7)

You will have to go to the following agencies. The number indicates how many interactions are required with each entity.
North-West Metropolitan Area Authority (NWMA) (x 4)
* * 10 11
North-West Metropolitan Area Authority (NWMA)
Diplomatic missions, consular offices of foreign country (x 2)
1 2
Diplomatic missions, consular offices of foreign country
Department of External Relations of Ho Chi Minh City (DER) (x 3)
3 4 5
Department of External Relations of Ho Chi Minh City (DER)
Any authorized translation company (x 2)
6 7
Any authorized translation company
Any District People's Committee (x 2)
8 9
Any District People's Committee
Any District or Commune People's Committee (x 2)
12 13
Any District or Commune People's Committee
Any commercial bank
14
Any commercial bank

What you will get (1)

The objective of the procedure is to obtain those documents.
investment certificate
11
investment certificate

Required documents 

The documents with green band will be provided to you during the procedure.

Meeting request letter with NWMA
*
Meeting request letter with NWMA
Certificate of incorporation
1
Certificate of incorporation
Latest audited financial report
1
Latest audited financial report
Bank statement
1
Bank statement
Online application form for consular authentication
3
Application for consular authentication (Form LS/HPH-2012/TK)
Passport or Vietnamese ID card
3
Passport or Vietnamese ID card
Certified copy of certificate of incorporation
3
Certified copy of certificate of incorporation
Vietnamese or English version of certificate of incorporation
3
Vietnamese or English version of certificate of incorporation
Certified copy of latest audited financial report
3
Certified copy of latest audited financial report
Vietnamese or English version of latest audited financial report
3
Vietnamese or English version of latest audited financial report
Certified copy of bank statement
3
Certified copy of bank statement
Vietnames or English version of bank statement
3
Vietnames or English version of bank statement
Consular legalization application receipt (x 2)
4 5
 Consular legalization application receipt
Consular legalization payment receipt
5
Consular legalization payment receipt
Consular legalized copy of certificate of incorporation (x 2)
6 10
Consular legalized copy of certificate of incorporation
Consular legalized copy of latest audited financial statement (x 2)
6 10
Consular legalized copy of latest audited financial statement
Consular legalized copy of bank statement (x 2)
6 10
Consular legalized copy of bank statement
Payment receipt ( of translation)
7
Payment receipt ( of translation)
Document receipt (for translation)
7
Document receipt (for translation)
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of legal representative of company to be set up
8
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of legal representative of company to be set up
Passports or Vietnamese ID cards of individual investors
8
Passports or Vietnamese ID cards of individual investors
Passports or Vietnamese ID cards of authorized persons
8
Passports or Vietnamese ID cards of authorized persons
Application receipt (for authentication)
9
Application receipt (for authentication)
Registration/Request for issuance of investment certificate (Appx. I-1)
10
Registration/Request for issuance of investment certificate (Appx. I-1)
Report on financial capability
10
Report on financial capability
Business Cooperation Contract
10
Business Cooperation Contract
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of the person submitting application file
10
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of the person submitting application file
Authenticated copy of passport or Vietnamese ID cards of individual investor
10
Authenticated copy of passport or Vietnamese ID cards of individual investor
Certified translation of legalized copy of bank statement
10
Certified translation of legalized copy of bank statement
Certified translation of legalized copy of certificate of incorporation
10
Certified translation of legalized copy of certificate of incorporation
Certified translation of legalized copy of latest audited financial statement
10
Certified translation of legalized copy of latest audited financial statement
Authorization document
10
Authorization document
Authenticated copies of Passports or Vietnamese ID cards of authorized representatives
10
Authenticated copies of Passports or Vietnamese ID cards of authorized representatives
Economic-technical explanatory statement
10
Economic-technical explanatory statement
Receipt of application
11
Receipt of application
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of the person collecting result
11
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of the person collecting result
Power of attorney
11
Power of attorney
Investment Registration Certificate
12
Investment Registration Certificate
Application receipt (authentication)
13
Application receipt (authentication)
Bank account opening form
14
Bank account opening form
Authenticated copy of Investment Certificate
14
Authenticated copy of Investment Certificate
Authenticated copy of Passport or Vietnamese ID card of legal representative of company to be set up
14
Authenticated copy of Passport or Vietnamese ID card of legal representative of company to be set up
Representatives
Power of attorney
10
Power of attorney
Service contract
10
Service contract
Letter of introduction
10
Letter of introduction

How much?

Estimated cost of the procedure  VND  3,141,000

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Cost detail

Estimate your cost

VND  30,000 per stamp
- VND 90,000
Consular legalization fee: 1 corporate investor and 1 individual investor
stamps: 3
VND  100,000 per page
- VND 3,000,000
Translation fee - assumption of 30 pages
pages: 30
VND  2,000 per page
- VND 36,000
Passport authentication: 3 passports x 2 pages x 3 copies
pages: 18
VND  2,000 per page
- VND 12,000
Authentication fee: first and second page with assumption 3 copies of Investment certificate
pages: 6
VND  1,000 per page
- VND 3,000
Authentication fee: first and second page with assumption 3 copies of Investment certificate
pages: 3

How long ?

The estimated total time is calculated by adding the time spent: 1) waiting in queue, 2) at the counter and 3) between steps.
  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 10 d 47 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 20mn 3h. 45mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 2h. 50mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 10 d 47 d

Legal justification?

The regulations which justify the procedure and its content
Circular 01/2012/TT-BNG of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs dated March 20, 2012 guiding a number of provisions of the Government’s Decree No. 111/2011/ND-CP of December 5, 2011, on consular certification and legalization Circular 01/2012/TT-BNG of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs dated March 20, 2012 guiding a number of provisions of the Government’s Decree No. 111/2011/ND-CP of December 5, 2011, on consular certification and legalization
  articles 1, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
Circular No. 03/2008/TT-BTP of the Ministry of Justice dated August 3, 2008 guiding the implementation of a number of article of the Governments Decree No. 79/2007/ND-CP dated May 18, 2007, on the issue of copies master registers, authentication of copies from originals, authentication of signatures Circular 03/2008/TT-BTP of the Ministry of Justice dated August 3, 2008 guiding the implementation of a number of article of the Governments Decree No. 79/2007/ND-CP dated May 18, 2007, on the issue of copies master registers, authentication of copies from originals, authentication of signatures
  Sections 1, 5, 6, 7 ,  Article 1
Circular 36/2004/TT-BTC of the Ministry of Finance dated April 26, 2004 stipulating the collection, payment and management on using legalization fees, consular certification Circular 36/2004/TT-BTC of the Ministry of Finance dated April 26, 2004 stipulating the collection, payment and management on using legalization fees, consular certification
  Article 3
Circular 98/2011/TT-BTC of the Ministry of Finance dated July 5, 2011 on amending and supplementing Circular No. 36/2004/TT-BTC dated April 26, 2004 of the Ministry of Finance stipulating the collection, payment and management on using legalization fees, consular certification Circular 98/2011/TT-BTC of the Ministry of Finance dated July 5, 2011 on amending and supplementing Circular No. 36/2004/TT-BTC dated April 26, 2004 of the Ministry of Finance stipulating the collection, payment and management on using legalization fees, consular certification
  Article 1
Decision 1088/2006/QD-BKH of the Ministry of Planning and Investment dated October 19, 2006, issuing standard forms for conducting investment procedures in Vietnam Decision 1088/2006/QD-BKH of the Ministry of Planning and Investment dated October 19, 2006, issuing standard forms for conducting investment procedures in Vietnam
  articles Apdx.II-1, Appx.I-1
Decision No. 175/2006/QĐ-UBND of PPC of Hochiminh City dated 05/12/2006 ref NWMA Decision 175/2006/QĐ-UBND of PPC of Hochiminh City dated 05/12/2006 on functions, duties and authorities of NWMA
  Article 2.đ
Decree 04/2012/ND-CP dated 20/01/2012 amending and supplementing article 5 of the Government’s Decree No. 79/2007/ND-CP dated May 18, 2007 on the issue of copies from master registers, authentication copies from originals, authentication of signatures (EN) Decree 04/2012/ND-CP dated 20/01/2012 amending and supplementing article 5 of the Government’s Decree No. 79/2007/ND-CP dated May 18, 2007 on the issue of copies from master registers, authentication copies from originals, authentication of signatures (EN)
  Article 1
Decree 04/2012/ND-CP Decree 04/2012/ND-CP dated 20/01/2012 of the Government on amending, supplementing Article 5 of Decree 79/2007/ND-CP dated 18/05/2007 of the Government on the issue of copies from master registers, authentication copies from originals, authentication of signatures
  Article 1
Decree 108/2006/ND-CP dated 22/11/ 2006 (EN)  providing guidelines for implementation of a number of articles of Law on Investment Decree 108/2006/ND-CP dated 22/11/ 2006 (EN) providing guidelines for implementation of a number of articles of Law on Investment
  articles 4, 9; 44, 41, 45, 49, 55
Decree 111/2011/ND-CP Decree 111/2011/ND-CP of December 5, 2011, on consular certification and legalization
  articles 14, 15
Decree No. 79/2007/ND-CP dated 18/05/2007 of the Government (EN)  on the issue of copies from master registers, authentication copies from originals, authentication of signatures Decree 79/2007/ND-CP dated 18/05/2007 of the Government on the issue of copies from master registers, authentication copies from originals, authentication of signatures
  articles 5.1.b, 5, 5.2;13;14;15, 13, 14, 15, 18
Decree No. 164/2013/ND-CP of the Government dated November 12, 2013 amending and supplementing a number of Articles of the Government’s Decree No. 29/2008/ND-CP dated March 14, 2008, providing for industrial parks, export processing zones and economic zones Decree No. 164/2013/ND-CP of the Government dated November 12, 2013 amending and supplementing a number of Articles of the Government’s Decree No. 29/2008/ND-CP dated March 14, 2008, providing for industrial parks, export processing zones and economic zones
  Article 1.21
Joint Circular 92/2008/TTLT-BTC-BTP dated 17/102008 of Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Justice on guiding the rates and the collection, remittance management and use of fees for the issue of  copies and authentication fees  (EN) Joint Circular 92/2008/TTLT-BTC-BTP dated 17/102008 of Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Justice on guiding the rates and the collection, remittance management and use of fees for the issue of copies and authentication fees (EN)
  Section  2.1
Joint Circular No. 92 /2008/TTLT-BTC-BTP of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Justice dated October 17, 2008 on guiding the rates and the collection, remittance, management and use of fees for the issue of copies and authentication fees Joint Circular No. 92 /2008/TTLT-BTC-BTP of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Justice dated October 17, 2008 on guiding the rates and the collection, remittance, management and use of fees for the issue of copies and authentication fees
  Section  II.1
Law No. 67/2014/QH13 dated 26/11/2014 of the National Assembly on Investment Law No. 67/2014/QH13 dated 26/11/2014 of the National Assembly on Investment
  Article 23
Ordinance amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Ordinance on foreign exchange control No. 06/2013/UBTVQH13 Ordinance amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Ordinance on foreign exchange control No. 06/2013/UBTVQH13
  Article 1.4
Ordinance on Foreign Exchange No. 28/2005/PL-UBTVQH11 Ordinance on Foreign Exchange No. 28/2005/PL-UBTVQH11
  Article 11
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