List of steps
(Total number of steps: 69)
Meet Department of Planning and Investment (DPI)
Define location  (1)
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 map of current state of land plot  (1)
Obtain approval of investment intent  (2)
Obtain investment certificate  (2)
Obtain authenticated copies of IRC  (2)
Make seal and notify seal specimen  (2)
Make seal
Obtain certificate of tax registration  (1)
Open bank account  (1)
Publish in National Business Registration Portal  (1)
Obtain approval of environment impact assessment report  (8)
Obtain planning certificate  (2)
Obtain planning license  (3)
Obtain 1/500-scale detailed construction-planning tasks appraisal and approval  (2)
Obtain 1/500-scale detailed construction-planning projects appraisal and approval  (3)
Obtain approval of master plan and architectural plan  (3)
Obtain land recovery notice  (1)
Make plan for compensation, land clearance and resettlement  (3)
Obtain decision on land recovery  (1)
Pay compensation and implement land clearance upon approved plan  (1)
Obtain decision on land lease  (2)
Pay land rental  (1)
Make draft of land use right certificate  (1)
Sign land lease contract  (1)
Obtain land lease contract land use right certificate  (3)
Attend on-site title plan verification  (1)
Obtain fire prevention and fighting approval of conceptual plans  (2)
Obtain opinions on conceptual plans  (3)
Obtain approval of fire prevention and fighting for technical design/construction drawings  (3)
Obtain construction permit  (3)

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Obtain decision on land recovery
(last modified: 5/26/2015)

Contact details

Entity in charge

Any District or Commune People's Committee

List of District and Commune People's Committees in HCMC List of District and Commune People's Committees in HCMC

Expected results

Decision on land recovery Decision on land recovery

Legal justification

1. Law on land No 45/2013/QH13 dated 29/11/2013 (EN)
Law on land No 45/2013/QH13 dated 29/11/2013 (EN)
articles 66, 69.3

Additional information

1. Provincial People’s Committee may decide on land recovery in the following cases:
a) Recovery of land from organizations, religious establishments, overseas Vietnamese, foreign organizations with diplomatic functions, and foreign-invested enterprises;
b) Recovery of agricultural land which is part of the public land funds of communes, wards or townships.
2. District-level People’s Committees may decide on land recovery in the following cases:
a) Recovery of land from households, individuals and communities;
b) Recovery of land from overseas Vietnamese who are allowed to own houses in Vietnam.
3. In case both subjects prescribed as above exist in one recovered area, the provincial People’s Committee shall decide on the land recovery or authorize district-level People’s Committees to decide on the land recovery.
The People’s Committee which has the competence shall issue a decision on land recovery and a decision on approval of the plans for compensation, support and resettlement in the same day;
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