Contents of Administrative procedures - Department of Industrial and Trade

Procedure Applying for registration of franchise activities
- Organization/ Citizen:  
+ preparing dossier; 
+ submitting dossier to Point of Single Contact (PSC or One-Stop-Shop) –331 Cầu Giấy Street, Cầu Giấy District, Hà Nội; 
+ receiving receipt with appointment of result return;  
+ receiving request of supplementing dossier (if any);
+ paying fee and receives Registration.
- Department of Industry and Trade:
+ PSC guides organization/ citizen to complete procedures as regulations and releases receipt with appointment of result return.  
+ Section for Commercial Management receives the dossier.
+ Dossier shall be proposed to Vice Director of Department for approval. 
+ Registration shall be handed over to PSC. 
+ PSC collects fee and gives applicant Registration. 
Where to submit Department of Industry and Trade – 331 Cầu Giấy Street, Cầu Giấy District, Hà Nội
Contents and number of the dossier
- Application for Registration of franchise activities (as regulated form);
- Franchise Description (as regulated form); 
- Copy and original of Certificate of Business Registration or Certificate of Investment;  
- Copy and original of Certificate of protection of industrial property rights in Vietnam or in foreign countries in case of use right transfer of protected objects of industrial property;
- Document evidencing approval on franchise of primary franchisor in case of registration of secondary franchise.
Documents in foreign language must be translated into Vietnamese and certified by a domestic notary office.  
Application dossier for re-issuing registration of franchise activities shall be prepared as application for issuing new registration. 
* Number of dossier: one set 


Processing duration
Objects Organization/ citizen
Competent agency Department of Industrial and Trade
Outcome Registration
Fee VND 4,000,000 per Registration
Other requirements


Legal basis

- Decree 35/2006/ND-CP dated 31 March, 2006 of the Government on franchise activities in Vietnam;

- Resolution 59/NQ-CP dated 17/12/2010 of the Government on simplifying administrative procedures under the management of the Ministry of Industry and Trade;

- Circular 09/2006/TT-BTM dated May 25, 2006 of the Ministry of Trade, now Ministry of Industry and Trade, on guiding registration of franchise activities. 

Administrative procedures