List of steps
(Total number of steps: 22)
Meet HAPI
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 office lease  (1)
Declare investment project information online
Obtain Investment Registration Certificate (IRC)  (3)
Obtain authenticated copies of IRC  (2)
Obtain Enterprise Registration Certificate (ERC)  (4)
Make seal and notify seal specimen  (2)
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Make seal
Open bank account  (1)

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Submit application for consular legalization
(last modified: 6/6/2018)

Timeframe ( ver detalles )

Espera hasta paso siguiente

25 mn  -  1h 15 mn
1 day  -  5 days

Contact details

Entity in charge

Consular Department - Ministry of Foreign Affairs

40 Tran Phu street, Ba Dinh district , Hanoi
Tel: +84 43 799 3416/+84 43 799 3340
Email: phonghph@gmail.com
Website: http://lanhsuvietnam.gov.vn/default.aspx

Unit in charge

Division of Consular Legalization and Certification

Mon: 08:30-11:30, 14:00-16:30
Tue: 08:30-11:30, 14:00-15:30
Wed: 08:30-11:30, 14:00-16:30
Thu: 08:30-11:30, 14:00-16:30
Fri: 08:30-11:30, 14:00-16:30
Sat: 08:30-11:30

Person in charge

Ms. Pham Thi Bich Ngoc

Executive
Tel: +84 43 799 3416

Expected results

Consular legalization receipt 01 - Consular legalization receipt

Requirements

1. Application for consular authentication (Form LS/HPH-2012/TK)
Application for consular authentication (Form LS/HPH-2012/TK) (original)
if declare online
or Application for consular authentication (Form LS/HPH-2012/TK)
Application for consular authentication (Form LS/HPH-2012/TK) (original)
if submit at the counter
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of the person requesting consular legalization (original)
for comparision for one directly submitting the documents
or 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport or Vietnamese ID card of the person requesting consular legalization (Simple copy)
for one sending the document requested to be legalized by post
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
An envelop
enclosed with consular legalization fee and fee for returning dossier by post in accordance with regulations of post company for case submit dossier by post. Note: individual, organization having demand to submit dossier by post may contact with post express company of EMS (http://ems.com.vn/) for implementation.
For corporate investors:
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certified copy of certificate of incorporation (original + Simple copy)
The simple copy is kept at Consular Department
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Vietnamese or English version of certificate of incorporation
if document is not in Vietnamese or English.

Time frame

(i) By law, time limit for settlement of dossier is 1 working day as from the date that the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs receives complete and valid application file. For a dossier comprising 10 or more papers and documents, the time limit for settlement may be longer but must not exceed 5 working days. The expected date to receive the result shall be indicated in the Receipt of application file.
(ii) In case of necessity of checking the authentication of seal, signature, title in papers and documents, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs may require to present original relevant papers and documents and supplement a simple copy of the same to archive at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The minimum time limit for settlement is 10 working days.
(iii) In case that the signature, seal and title of organization and person in charge of foreign country in dossier requested to be legalized have not officially announced or need to check the authentication, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall request the organization to certify and notify to the applicant. Right after receiving the certifying result, the Ministry of Foreign Affair settles the dossier and return the result to applicant. The minimum time limit for settlement is 10 working days.
Waiting time in queue: Min. 20mn - Max. 1h
Attention at counter: Min. 5mn - Max. 15mn
Waiting time until next step: Min. 1 day - Max. 5 days

Legal justification

1. 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
2. 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

Additional information

Time for attention at counter for applicant using online declaration is faster because of not requiring to wait in queue. At present, the Consular Department is using obtaining order number system by reading code in online declaration.
Alternatively, investors have the possibility to request legalization at overseas Vietnamese representative missions. We only describe here case that procedure for consular legalization is carried out at Consular Department.
We assume here that the documents of investor need to be legalized at Consular Department in Requirement are not exhaustive.

Recourse: Consular Department - Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Entity in charge

Consular Department - Ministry of Foreign Affairs

40 Tran Phu street, Ba Dinh district , Hanoi
Tel: +84 43 799 3416/+84 43 799 3340
Email: phonghph@gmail.com
Website: http://lanhsuvietnam.gov.vn/default.aspx

Unit in charge

Division of Consular Legalization and Certification

Mon: 08:30-11:30, 14:00-16:30
Tue: 08:30-11:30, 14:00-15:30
Wed: 08:30-11:30, 14:00-16:30
Thu: 08:30-11:30, 14:00-16:30
Fri: 08:30-11:30, 14:00-16:30
Sat: 08:30-11:30

Person in charge

Mr. Le Trung Hoa

Head of Division
Tel: +84 43 799 3416
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