List of steps
(Total number of steps: 24)
Meet Hiza
Obtain certified copies of foreign documents  (2)
Obtain consular legalized copies of foreign documents  (3)
Obtain certified translation of documents  (2)
Sign MOU on office lease  (1)
Obtain authenticated copies of passports or Vietnamese ID cards  (2)
Obtain Investment Registration Certificate (IRC)  (2)
Obtain authenticated copies of Investment Certificate  (2)
Obtain Enterprise Registration Certificate (ERC)  (4)
Announce enterprise registration contents  (2)
Make seal and notify seal specimen  (3)
21
Make seal
Open bank account  (1)

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Summary of the procedure
 

Where to go? (11)

You will have to go to the following agencies. The number indicates how many interactions are required with each entity.
Hanoi Industrial and Export Processing Zones Authority (HIZA) (x 3)
* 11 12
Hanoi Industrial and Export Processing Zones Authority (HIZA)
Diplomatic missions, consular offices of foreign country in Vietnam (x 2)
1 2
Diplomatic missions, consular offices of foreign country in Vietnam
Consular Department - Ministry of Foreign Affairs (x 2)
3 5
Consular Department - Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Finance Administrative Department - Ministry of Foreign Affairs
4
Finance Administrative Department - Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Any authorized translation company (x 2)
6 7
Any authorized translation company
Any Office Lessor
8
Any Office Lessor
Any District People's Committee (x 2)
9 10
Any District People's Committee
Any District or Commune People's Committee (x 2)
13 14
Any District or Commune People's Committee
Hanoi Authority For Planning & Investment (Business Registration Office) (x 5)
Hanoi Authority For Planning & Investment (Business Registration Office)
Authorized seal making company
21
Authorized seal making company
Any commercial bank
24
Any commercial bank

What you will get (4)

The objective of the procedure is to obtain those documents.
Investment Certificate
12
Investment Certificate
Enterprise Registration Certificate
18
Enterprise Registration Certificate
Payment receipt
19
Payment receipt
Enterprise Registration Certificate
20
Enterprise Registration Certificate

Required documents 

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

Certificate of incorporation
1
Certificate of incorporation
2 latest years audited financial report
1
2 latest years audited financial report
Bank statement
1
Bank statement
Application for consular authentication (Form LS/HPH-2012/TK)
3
Application for consular authentication (Form LS/HPH-2012/TK)
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of the person requesting consular legalization
3
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of the person requesting consular legalization
An envelop
3
An envelop
Consular legalization receipt
4
Consular legalization receipt
Consular legalization receipt (paid)
5
Consular legalization receipt (paid)
Payment receipt (consular legalization)
5
Payment receipt (consular legalization)
Passport or ID card of the person named in the consular legalization receipt
5
Passport or ID card of the person named in the consular legalization receipt
Consular legalized copy of certificate of incorporation (x 4)
6 11 15 17
Consular legalized copy of certificate of incorporation
Consular legalized copy of 2 latest years audited financial report (x 2)
6 11
Consular legalized copy of 2 latest years audited financial report
Consular legalized copy of bank statement (x 2)
6 11
Consular legalized copy of bank statement
Receipt of document for translation
7
Receipt of document for translation
Payment receipt (translation)
7
Payment receipt (translation)
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of the authorized representative
9
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of the authorized representative
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of individual investor
9
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of individual investor
Receipt of application file (authentication)
10
Receipt of application file (authentication)
Request for investment project implementation
11
Request for investment project implementation
Company charter (x 3)
11 15 17
Company charter
List of members (x 3)
11 15 17
List of members
Authenticated copy of passports or Vietnamese ID cards of new company legal representative (x 3)
11 15 17
Authenticated copy of passports or Vietnamese ID cards of new company legal representative
MOU or contract on office lease
11
MOU or contract on office lease
Legal documents proving ownership or use right to location
11
Legal documents proving ownership or use right to location
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of the person submitting application file (x 4)
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of the person submitting application file
Authenticated copy of passport or Vietnamese ID card of individual investor (x 3)
11 15 17
Authenticated copy of passport or Vietnamese ID card of individual investor
Certified translation of legalized copy of bank statement
11
Certified translation of legalized copy of bank statement
Certified translation of legalized copy of certificate of incorporation (x 3)
11 15 17
Certified translation of legalized copy of certificate of incorporation
Certified translation of legalized copy of 2 latest years audited financial report
11
Certified translation of legalized copy of 2 latest years audited financial report
Authorization document (x 3)
11 15 17
Authorization document
Authenticated copy of passport or Vietnamese ID card of the authorized representative (x 3)
11 15 17
Authenticated copy of passport or Vietnamese ID card of the authorized representative
Receipt of application file
12
Receipt of application file
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of the person collecting result (x 2)
12 18
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of the person collecting result
Power of attorney (2) (x 2)
12 18
Power of attorney (2)
Investment Registration Certificate
13
Investment Registration Certificate
Receipt of application (authentication)
14
Receipt of application (authentication)
Request for enterprise registration (x 2)
15 17
Request for enterprise registration
Authenticated copy of Investment Registration Certificate (x 3)
15 17 24
Authenticated copy of Investment Registration Certificate
Receipt of application
18
Receipt of application
Information note for payment of enterprise registration fees
19
Information note for payment of enterprise registration fees
Notification on seal usage
22
Notification on seal usage
Power of attorney (1)
22
Power of attorney (1)
Letter of introduction
22
Letter of introduction
Application for opening bank account
24
Application for opening bank account
Representatives
Power of attorney (1) (x 3)
11 15 17
Power of attorney (1)

How much?

Estimated cost of the procedure  VND  4,817,000

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Cost detail

Estimate your cost

VND  30,000 per a legalization stamp
- VND 90,000
Consular legalization fee: 1 corporate + 1 individual investor
stamps: 3
VND  100,000 per page
- VND 3,000,000
Document translation fee: 30 pages
pages: 30
VND  2,000 per page
- VND 12,000
Authentication fee: 3 passport x 2 page x 1 authenticated copy
pages: 6
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: from the third page with assumption 3 copies of Investment certificate
pages: 3
VND 200,000
Fee for issuance of ERC
-1 300,000
Fee for announcement of enterprise registration contents
VND 300,000
Fee for announcement of enterprise registration contents
VND 300,000
VND 300,000
This seal making fee is for reference only, the actual fee shall be depended on market price and published at the counter.
VND 300,000
Seal making fee

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): 8 d 109 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 25mn 6h. 15mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 40mn 4h. 55mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 8 d 109 d

Legal justification?

The regulations which justify the procedure and its content
Circular No. 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 No. 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. 01/2013/TT-BKHDT of the Ministry of Planning and Investment dated January 21, 2013 on business registration Circular No. 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 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
  Sections 1, 5, 6, 7 ,  Article 1
Circular 106/2013/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. 20/2015/TT-BKHDT of the Ministry of Planning and Investment dated December 1, 2015 on business registration Circular No. 20/2015/TT-BKHDT of the Ministry of Planning and Investment dated December 1, 2015 on business registration
  articles I.10, I.2, I.3, I.4, I.6, I.7, I.8, II.25, II.8
Circular 36/2004/TT-BTC (Viet) Circular No. 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
  Section  I.3
Circular 98/2011/TT-BTC Circular No. 98/2011/TT-BTC of the Ministry of Finance dated July 5, 2011 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
Civil Code 2005 (Eng) Civil Code No.33/2005/QH11 dated 14/6/2005 of National Assembly
  articles 480, 492, 500
Decision No. 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 No. 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-3, apdx.I-3, Apdx.II-3
Decision 63/2009/QD-UBND Decision No. 63/2009/QD-UBND of Hanoi People's Committee dated April 27, 2009 on functions, duties and authorities of HIZA
  Article 2
Decree No. 04/2012/ND-CP of the Government dated January 20, 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 Decree No. 04/2012/ND-CP of the Government dated January 20, 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
  Article 1
Decree No. 05/2013/ND-CP of the Government dated January 09, 2013, 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 No. 05/2013/ND-CP of the Government dated January 09, 2013, 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 No. 108/2006/ND-CP of the Government dated 22 september 22, 2006 providing guidelines for implementation of a number of articles of Law on Investment Decree No. 108/2006/ND-CP of the Government dated 22 september 22, 2006 providing guidelines for implementation of a number of articles of Law on Investment
  articles 4, 6.2, 7.3, 8, 40, 41, 44, 45, 49, 53, 54, 58
Decree No. 111/2011/ND-CP of the Government of December 5, 2011, on consular certification and legalization Decree No. 111/2011/ND-CP of the Government of December 5, 2011, on consular certification and legalization
  articles 14, 15
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. 43/2010/ND-CP of the Government dated Apirl 15, 2010, on enterprise registration Decree No. 43/2010/ND-CP of the Government dated Apirl 15, 2010, on enterprise registration
  articles 5, 20, 21, 24, 25
Decree No. 78/2015/ND-CP of the Government dated September 19, 2015 on enterprise registration Decree No. 78/2015/ND-CP of the Government dated September 19, 2015 on enterprise registration
  articles 22, 23, 34
Decree 79/2007/ND-CP Decree No. 79/2007/ND-CP of the Government dated May 18, 2007 on the issue of copies from master registers, authentication copies from originals, authentication of signatures
  articles 5.2, 5, 5.1.b, 13, 14, 15, 18
Joint Circular No. 92 /2008/TTLT-BTC-BTP dated October 17, 2008 of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Justice 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. 59/2005/QH11dated 29/11/2005 of National Assembly on Investment Law No. 59/2005/QH11dated 29/11/2005 of National Assembly on Investment
  articles 46, 47, 48, 50
Law No. 60/2005/QH11dated 29/11/2005 of National Assembly on Enterprises Law No. 60/2005/QH11dated 29/11/2005 of National Assembly on Enterprises
  articles 15, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23
Law No. 67/2014/QH13 dated November 26 of the National Assembly on Investment Law No. 67/2014/QH13 dated November 26 of the National Assembly on Investment
  articles 22, 33.1.d
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 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 44.1, 44.2
Ordinance amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Ordinance on foreign exchange control (2013) 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 2005 (Eng) Ordinance on Foreign Exchange No. 28/2005/PL-UBTVQH11
  Article 11
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