Contents of Administrative procedures - Department of Information and Communications

Procedure Applying for Registration of receiving foreign television programs directly from Television Receive-only (TVRO) in Ha Noi
Process

- Citizen, organization prepare dossier according to the law.
The citizen, organization select one option to submit dossier.  One Stop Shop of the Department of Information and Communications receives and checks the dossier.  
If the dossier is complete and valid, One Stop Shop will accept it and issue a receipt with an appointment of the time and date for return of the result.
If it remains incomplete, the applicant will be advised to add.  
- Citizen, organization receives result on the date noted in the receipt at One Stop Shop section or via postal service.
Note: Dossiers submitted via postal services are received and handled only if they meet following requirements:
- Papers are notarized according to the law;
- Contact information is included;
- Citizen/ organization fills in the Registration form for receiving result of administrative procedures via postal service, and submit it together with the dossier.

Where to submit Where to submit: - Option 1: The dossier can be submitted directly at the One Stop Shop of Department of Information and Communications, 185 Giang Vo Street, Dong Da District, Ha Noi. - Option 2: Dossier can be submitted via postal service to One Stop Shop of the Department of Information and Communications, 185 Giang Vo Street, Dong Da District, Ha Noi (Tel. 04.37367115).
Contents and number of the dossier

a) Dossier components:  
- Application form;
- Certified copy/ or copy of Establishment License (or equivalent) attached with original paper for verification, if applicant is one of the following organizations:  
+ Press agencies;
+ Foreign diplomatic representations and organizations in Viet Nam;
+ Representative offices, permanent offices of foreign news agencies, newspapers in Viet Nam.
- Certified copy/ or copy attached with original paper of Business Registration Certificate/ Investment Registration Certificate (if any), if the organization has foreign employees; Permanent Residence Card (or equivalent) if applicant is foreign household/ individual; Registration Paper of hotel; License for providing pay radio, television services, if enterprise registers for being focal point to set up equipment system for receiving foreign programs from TVRO;  
- Certified copy/ copy and original (for verification) of Document on renting, borrowing site to set up device, if the device is not set up at the place noted in Establishment License, Investment License, Business Registration Certificate, Permanent Residence Card or License for providing pay radio, television services.

b) Number of dossier: one (01) original set.

Processing duration 15 days since receiving valid dossier
Objects Objects + Party units, State agencies, political - social unions under Central Government and political - social unions of provinces, cities under Central Government; + Press agencies; + Foreign diplomatic representations, organizations in Viet Nam; + Representative offices, permanent offices of foreign news agencies, newspapers in Viet Nam; - Organizations that have foreign employees; foreign household and foreigner residing in Ha Noi (They are allowed to receive foreign television programs from TVRO directly, if the programs have not been provided on Vietnamese pay televisions in the area where device is located); -Enterprises holding License for providing pay radio, television services is allowed to be focal point for setting the system to receive and provide unedited foreign programs to aforementioned objects and licensed hotels with foreign residents (The enterprise must register at local Department of Information and Communications in the area where the system is set up).
Competent agency Department of Information and Communications
Outcome Registration for receiving foreign programs from TVRO
Fee None
Form/Declaration

Application form for receiving foreign programs directly from TVRO (Form 07/DVTHTT issued together with Circular
19/2016/TT-BTTTT dated June 30, 2016 of Minister of Information and Communications)

Other requirements None
Legal basis

- Press Law dated December 28, 1989; Law on amending, supplementing some articles of Press Law dated June 12, 1999;
- Law on Telecommunications dated November 23, 1999;
- Decree 06/2016/ND-CP dated January 18, 2016 of the Government on managing, providing and using radio and television services;
- Circular 19/2016/TT-BTTTT dated June 30, 2016 of Minister of Information and Communications stipulating registration form, application form for License, Certificate, License and Report in accordance with Decree 06/2016/ND-CP dated January 18, 2016 of the Government on managing, providing and using radio and television services.

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