List of steps
(Total number of steps: 20)
Meet HCMC Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (HEPZA)
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)
Sign MOU on factory lease  (1)
Obtain investment certificate  (1)
Obtain authenticated copies of IRC  (2)
Obtain Enterprise Registration Certificate (ERC)  (2)
Make seal and notify seal specimen  (2)
16
Make seal
Obtain certificate of tax registration  (1)
Open bank account  (1)
Publish in National Business Registration Portal  (1)

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Summary of the procedure
 

Where to go? (12)

You will have to go to the following agencies. The number indicates how many interactions are required with each entity.
Ho Chi Minh City Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (HEPZA) (x 4)
* * 11 *
Ho Chi Minh City Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (HEPZA)
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 Infrastructure Development Company
10
Any Infrastructure Development Company
Any District or Commune People's Committee (x 2)
12 13
Any District or Commune People's Committee
Department of Planning and Investment (DPI) (x 4)
14 * 15 17
Department of Planning and Investment (DPI)
Any seal engraving company
16
Any seal engraving company
Ho Chi Minh City Tax Department
18
Ho Chi Minh City Tax  Department
Any commercial bank
19
Any commercial bank
Any local/national newspaper (or electronic newspaper)
20
Any local/national newspaper (or electronic newspaper)

What you will get (3)

The objective of the procedure is to obtain those documents.
Enterprise Registration Certificate
15
Enterprise Registration Certificate
Seal
16
Seal
Notification of seal specimen publishing
17
Notification of seal specimen publishing

Required documents 

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

HEPZA Request letter for meeting
*
HEPZA Request letter for meeting
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 (x 3)
3 11 15
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 3)
6 11 14
Consular legalized copy of certificate of incorporation
Consular legalized copy of latest audited financial statement
6
Consular legalized copy of latest audited financial statement
Consular legalized copy of bank statement
6
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)
Request for investment project implementation
11
Request for investment project implementation
Report on financial capability
11
Report on financial capability
Draft of company charter (x 2)
11 14
Draft of company charter
List of authorized representatives (in accordance with Appendix I-9 of Circular 01/2013/TT-BKHDT)
11
List of authorized representatives (in accordance with Appendix I-9 of Circular 01/2013/TT-BKHDT)
MOU or contract on factory lease
11
MOU or contract on factory lease
Authenticated copy of Passport or Vietnamese ID card of legal representative of company to be set up (x 3)
11 14 19
Authenticated copy of Passport or Vietnamese ID card of legal representative of company to be set up
Authenticated copies of Passports or Vietnamese ID cards of individual investors (x 2)
11 14
Authenticated copies of Passports or Vietnamese ID cards of individual investors
Certified translation of legalized copy of certificate of incorporation (x 2)
11 14
Certified translation of legalized copy of certificate of incorporation
Consular legalized copy of company charter
11
Consular legalized copy of company charter
Certified translation of legalized copy of certificate of company charter
11
Certified translation of legalized copy of certificate of company charter
Power of attorney (x 2)
11 14
Power of attorney
Authenticated copies of Passports or Vietnamese ID cards of authorized representatives (x 2)
11 14
Authenticated copies of Passports or Vietnamese ID cards of authorized representatives
Joint venture agreement (x 2)
11 14
Joint venture agreement
Written approval for using State capital in investment/joint venture (x 2)
11 14
Written approval for using State capital in investment/joint venture
Economic-technical explanatory statement
11
Economic-technical explanatory statement
Investment Registration Certificate
12
Investment Registration Certificate
Application receipt (authentication)
13
Application receipt (authentication)
List of authorized representatives (in accordance with Appendix I-9 of Circular 01/2013/TT-BKHDT)
14
List of authorized representatives (in accordance with Appendix I-9 of Circular 01/2013/TT-BKHDT)
Authenticated copy of Investment Certificate (x 4)
Authenticated copy of Investment Certificate
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of the person submitting application file
14
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of the person submitting application file
Application receipt
15
Application receipt
Power of attorney
15
Power of attorney
Notification of seal specimen
17
Notification of seal specimen
Board meeting minute
17
Board meeting minute
Board resolution
17
Board resolution
Power of Attorney
17
Power of Attorney
Application taxation document list cover
18
Application taxation document list cover
Application for Tax registration
18
Application for Tax registration
Bank account opening form
19
Bank account opening form
Representatives
Power of attorney (x 2)
11 14
Power of attorney
Service contract (x 2)
11 14
Service contract
Letter of introduction (x 2)
11 14
Letter of introduction

How much?

Estimated cost of the procedure  VND  5,291,000

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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
VND 200,000
Fee for issuance of ERC
VND 450,000
Seal making fee - for reference only
VND  500,000 per issue
- VND 1,500,000
Publishing fee: 3 consecutive issues - classified ads
issues: 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): 24 d 61 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 45mn 4h. 45mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 25mn 3h. 55mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 24 d 61 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 01/2013/TT-BKHDT of the Ministry of Planning and Investment dated January 21, 2013 on business registration Circular 01/2013/TT-BKHDT of the Ministry of Planning and Investment dated January 21, 2013 on business registration
  articles 9, 15
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 No. 80/2012/TT-BTC dated 22 May 2012_EN Circular 80/2012/TT-BTC of the Minister of Finance dated May 22, 2012 on guiding the law on tax administration with regard to tax registration
  articles 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
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
Circular No.  20/2015/TT-BKHĐT dated December 01, 2015 on guiding on enterprise registration Circular No. 20/2015/TT-BKHĐT dated December 01, 2015 on guiding on enterprise registration
  articles I.10, I.2, I.3, I.4, I.6, I.7, I.8
Circular No. 106/2013/TT-BTC dated Aug 09, 2013 of the Ministry of Finance amending Circular No. 176/2012/TT-BTC Circular No. 106/2013/TT-BTC dated Aug 09, 2013 of the Ministry of Finance amending Circular No. 176/2012/TT-BTC
  Article 1.5
Circular No. 176/2012/TT-BTC dated Oct 23, 2012 of the Ministry of Finance on the fee tariff, collection, payment, management and use of fees for business registration, household registration and fee for information provision Circular No. 176/2012/TT-BTC dated Oct 23, 2012 of the Ministry of Finance on the fee tariff, collection, payment, management and use of fees for business registration, household registration and fee for information provision
  Article 3
Civil Code No. 33/2005/QH11_EN Civil Code No. 33/2005/QH11_EN
  articles 480, 492, 500
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 AppendixI-3, Appx.II-3
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 05/2013/ND-CP dated 09/01/2013 of the Government  (EN) amending and supplementing a number of articles of provisions on administrative procedures of Government’s Decree No. 43/2010/ND-CP, of April 15, 2010, on enterprise registration Decree 05/2013/ND-CP dated 09/01/2013 of the Government (EN) amending and supplementing a number of articles of provisions on administrative procedures of Government’s Decree No. 43/2010/ND-CP, of April 15, 2010, on enterprise registration
  articles 1.1, 1.2
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, 6.2, 7.3, 40, 41, 44, 45, 49, 53, 54
Decree 111/2011/ND-CP Decree 111/2011/ND-CP of December 5, 2011, on consular certification and legalization
  articles 14, 15
Decree 43/2010/ND-CP of the Government dated Apirl 15, 2010 on enterprise registration (EN) Decree 43/2010/ND-CP of the Government dated Apirl 15, 2010 on enterprise registration (EN)
  articles 5, 20, 21, 24, 25
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
Decree No. 78/2015/ND-CP dated September 14, 2015 on enterprise registration Decree No. 78/2015/ND-CP dated September 14, 2015 on enterprise registration
  articles 22, 23, 34
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
  articles 45.3.b, 46, 46.2.a, 47, 48, 50
Law No. 68/2014/QH13 dated 26/11/2014 of the National Assembly on Enterprises Law No. 68/2014/QH13 dated 26/11/2014 of the National Assembly on Enterprises
  articles 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 21.2, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
Law on Tax Management No. 78/2006/QH11 dated 29 Nov 2006_EN Law on Tax Management No. 78/2006/QH11 dated 29 Nov 2006_EN
  articles 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26
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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