Contents of Administrative procedures - Department of Tourism

Procedure Re-issuing representative office establishment license of foreign tourism business in Viet Nam
Process

- The organization applying for re-issuance of representative office establishment license of foreign tourism business 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

1. In case a foreign tourism business applies for such changes as a change of its name/ or a change of the registration place for establishment from one country to another; a change of the address of its representative office to other province/or to the centrally administered cities/provinces; a change of the operation fields and a change of its address in the country where it was established, the dossier will include:


+ An application for re-issuance of the establishment permit of representative office with signature of the competent representative for foreign tourism business. (on the standard form)


+ A copy of Business Registration Certificate or other equivalence legal documents of foreign tourism business certified by competent authority

+ The original establishment permit of representative office has been issued.


Note: Documents in the dossier in foreign language must be translated into Vietnamese and certified and consularly formalized by Vietnamese diplomatic missions or consular offices in foreign countries in accordance with Viet Nam’s laws.


2. In case the representative office establishment license is lost, torn, mutilated or damaged, the dossier will include:


+ An application for re-issuance of establishment permit of representative office with the signature of the competent representative of foreign tourism business. (on the standard form)


+ The original establishment permit of representative office has been issued (In case the establishment permit of representative office is torn, mutilated) and the representative office reported that its establishment permit was torn, mutilated or lost; which was certified by the ward police office/or commune, where the representative office is located (In case establishment permit of representative office is lost or damaged).


Number of dossier: 01 (one) set

Processing duration In case the enterprise amends the content of representative office establishment license: Within 10 (ten) working days after receiving complete and valid dossiers. In case representative office establishment license is lost, torn, mutilated or damaged: Within 05 (five) working days after receiving complete and valid dossiers.
Objects Foreign tourism businesses which have been granted the establishment permit of their representative offices either from the Viet Nam Administration of Tourism/or the Ha Noi Department of Tourism.
Competent agency Department of Tourism
Outcome License
Fee VND1,500,000 for a license
Form/Declaration

- Application for re-issuance of establishment permit of a representative office (Form 30 promulgated in conjunction with Circular No 07/2011/TT-BVHTTDL dated June 07, 2011 of the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism)
 

Other requirements Businesses must apply dossier for re-issuance of the establishment permit of representative office within 15 days of the change. - 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. - Certified 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. - Life span of the amended and supplemented establishment permit of a representative office is no excess of that of the previous one.
Legal basis

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


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


- Circular No. 89/2008/TT-BVHTTDL dated December 30, 2008 of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism  guiding the implementation of Government Decree No. 92/2007/ND-CP dated June 1, 2007 specifying  implementation of some regulations of the Tourism Law on travel agencies, branches, representative offices of foreign tourism businesses  in Viet Nam; tourist guides 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 the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism on amendment, supplement, replacement or repealing and revocation  of regulations related to the administrative procedures within the management functions of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.


- Government Decree No. 01/2012/ND-CP dated January 4, 2012 of the Government on amendment, supplement, replacement or repealing and revocation  of regulations related to the administrative procedures within the management functions of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

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