Contents of Administrative procedures - Department for Foreign Affairs

Procedure Procedure for applying for Operation Registration for foreign non-governmental organizations having already been granted Permits to establish representative offices or project offices.

- The organization applying for Operation Registration shall fully prepare the dossier in accordance with the regulations and to submit it at the Point of Single Contact (PSC or One-Stop-Shop), and take a receipt with appointment of result return.
- PSC’s inspection: If the dossier is fully complete and valid, the PSC shall accept it for further processing and return the result to the agency/organization on the date of appointment. If the dossier is not fully complete or invalid, the PSC shall guide the agency/organization on how to complete it.

Where to submit Headquarters of Hà Nội Department for Foreign Affairs (No. 10, Lê Lai Street, Hoàn Kiếm District, Hà Nội). Weekdays: Monday to Friday Morning: from 8:30 to 10:30 Afternoon: from 14:00 to 16:00
Contents and number of the dossier

* Contents of the dossier:
- 03 copies of the application for Operation Registration (standard form);
- A copy of the Permit granted by the Working Committee for Foreign Non-Governmental Organizations;
- A certified copy of the Lease Contract of the headquarter;
- Curriculum vitae of the chief representative;
- A summary of programs and projects to be implemented in Hà Nội and the implementation plan of the organization in the coming time;
- List and labor contracts of employees and staff working for the organization.
* Number of dossier: 1 set

Processing duration
Objects Agencies, Organizations
Competent agency Department for Foreign Affairs
Outcome Certificate of Hà Nội Department for Foreign Affairs.
Fee None

Registration form (For Foreign NGOs with Permit for Operation in Việt Nam)

Registration form (For Foreign NGOs with Permit for Representative Office and Project Office)


Other requirements


Legal basis

- Decision No.340-TTG of May 24, 1996 of the Prime Minister promulgating the regulation on the activities of foreign non-governmental organizations in Việt Nam,

Administrative procedures