Contents of Administrative procedures - Department of Tourism

Procedure Issuing representative office establishment license of foreign tourism enterprise in Viet Nam
Process

- The organization applying for issuing representative office establishment license of a foreign tourism enterprise in Viet Nam lodges a set of dossier in person or by postal service to One-Stop-Shop section of Ha Noi Department of Tourism.


- The Ha Noi Department of Tourism receives and checks the dossier and returns the result to the applicant (s) as stipulated.

Where to submit The dossier can be submitted directly or via postal service to headquarters of the Ha Noi Department of Tourism.
Contents and number of the dossier

* Contents of the dossier:


- An application for establishment license of representative office signed by competent representative of foreign tourism enterprise. (on standard form);


- A valid copy of Business Registration Certificate, operation regulation or other equivalent value documents of foreign tourism enterprise confirmed by the competent authority where the enterprise was established or received business registration.


Note: All documents in foreign language must be translated into Vietnamese, certified and consularly legalized by Vietnamese diplomatic missions or consular offices in foreign countries in accordance with Viet Nam’s law.


* Number of dossier: 01 (one) set

Processing duration Within 05 (five) working days after receiving complete and valid dossiers. If the dossier is invalid, the Department of Tourism shall, within 03 (three) working days after receiving dossiers, notify such in writing to foreign enterprise to supplement and complete the dossiers.
Objects Foreign tourism enterprises that want to establish Travel Representative Office in Ha Noi.
Competent agency Department of Tourism
Outcome Representative office establishment license
Fee VND3,000,000 / one license
Form/Declaration

- Application for establishment license of representative office (Form 29 promulgated in conjunction with the Circular No. 07/2011/TT-BVHTTDL dated June 07, 2011 of Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism).

Other requirements - Tourism enterprises have conducted tourism business for at least one year since its lawful establishment or made business registration in accordance with the laws in the host country. - Documents in the dossier of the representative office issued or verified by foreign competent authorities must be legalized in accordance with Viet Nam’s laws and translated into Vietnamese, the translation and copy must be notarized in accordance with Viet Nam’s laws. - Copies of documents issued or verified by Viet Nam’s competent authority, dossier of representative office must be notarized in accordance with Viet Nam’s law.
Legal basis

- Tourism Law No. 44/2005/QH1 dated June 14, 2005 of the National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.


- Decree No. 92/2007/NĐ-CP dated June 1, 2007 of the Government on detailed implementation of some articles of the Tourism Law.


- Circular No. 89/2008/TT-BVHTTDL dated December 30, 2008 of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism  guiding the implementation of the Government’s Decree No. 92/2007/NĐ-CP dated June 1, 2007 on detailed  implementation of some regulation of the Tourism Law on travel business, branches, representative offices of foreign tourism enterprises in Viet Nam , guide and tourism promotion.


- Circular No. 177/2016/TT-BTC dated November 01, 2016 of Ministry of Finance providing for fees for issuance of license to provide international travel services, fees for issuance of tourist guide identification cards, charges of issuance of narrator’s certificates, charges for licensing the establishment of branch offices and/or representative offices of foreign travel service providers in Viet Nam.


- Decree No. 78/2015/ND-CP dated September 14, 2015 on business registration.


- Resolution No. 69/NQ-CP dated December 27, 2010 of the Government on simplification of the administrative procedures in the framework of the management functions of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.


- Circular No. 07/2011/TT-BVHTTDL dated June 7, 2011 of Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism on amending, supplementing, replacing or repealing and revocation  of regulations related to administrative procedures under the management functions of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.


- Decree No. 01/2012/NĐ-CP dated January 04, 2012 of the Government on amending, supplementing, replacing or repealing and revocation  of regulations related to administrative procedures under the management functions of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

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