Contents of Administrative procedures - Authority for Planning and Investment

Procedure Issuing Investment registration certificate to foreign-invested projects which are not subjected to the decision on the investment policies (in case of no comments needed).

Step 1: Submitting and receiving the dossier: Organizations/citizens:

+ Investors must declare their investment project information at National Foreign Investment Information System (websites or before submitting the application for Investment Registration Certificate.

+ Investors submit the dossier at the One-Stop-Shop division of Ha Noi Authority for Planning and Investment within 15 days from the date of declaring their investment project information with the National Foreign Investment Information System; receive a receipt with the appointment of the result return.

+ The Authority for Planning and Investment receives the dossier, gives the receipt of the appointment of the date to get final results to organizations/citizens.

- Step 2: Handling the dossier:

Specialized divisions receive the dossier and check the validity and completion of the dossiers, submit the dossier to the leaders of Authority for Planning and Investment to approve the dossier handling results (Investment registration certificate / Notification on full completion of the dossier / Notification on invalid dossier).

- Step 3: Receiving the outcomes:

Organizations/citizens receive the outcomes at One-Stop-Shop division of Ha Noi Authority for Planning and Investment.

Where to submit Investors submit the dossier directly at the One-Stop-Shop division of Ha Noi Authority for Planning and Investment.
Contents and number of the dossier

a) Content of the dossier:

- Written requests for implementing the investment projects;

- Copies of Identity cards / Citizen identification cards / Passport number for individual investor; copies of the Establishment Certificate or other equivalent documents confirming legal status for institutional investors;

- Investment Project Proposal: investors implementing the project, investment objectives, investment scale, investment capital and capital mobilization plan, location, investment progress, the demand for labor, the proposal for investment incentives, the impact assessment, the socio-economic efficiency of the project;

- Copies of one of the following documents: the latest two-year financial statements of the investor; the commitment for financial support of the parent company; the commitment for financial support of the financial institution, the guarantee of financial capacity of the investor; documents explaining the financial capacity of the investors;

- Proposal  for  a  need  of the land usage;  where  the  project  does  not  require  the  State  to  allocate  or  lease  out  land  or  to  permit  the conversion  of  the  land  use  purpose,  a  copy of  the  site  lease agreement  or  other  document  certifying  that  the  investor  has  the  right  to  use  the  site  for implementation of the investment project;

- Explanation on the use of the technology for the projects using technology to restrict technology transfer according to the law on technology transfer, including the following  items: name  of  the technology,  origin  of  the technology, diagram  of  technological  process;  main  technical specifications,  the condition  of  machinery, equipment and main technological line to be used;

- Business cooperation contract (BCC) for investment projects under the BCC.

b) Number of the dossier: 01(one) sets

Processing duration Within 10 working days after receiving the complete and valid dossier.
Objects Organizations/citizens
Competent agency Authority for Planning and Investment
Outcome Investment registration certificate
Fee None

- Written requests for implementing investment projects (Form I.1 promulgated in conjunction with Circular No. 16/2015/TT-BKHDT)

- Investment Project Proposal (Form I.3 promulgated in conjunction with Circular No. 16/2015/TT-BKHDT)

Other requirements When submitting the dossier and receiving the outcomes, the applicant must bring the following documents: - The receipt with the appointment of the result return. - ID card or other lawful personal identifications. In case the investors and businesses authorize an organization or an individual to submit the dossier and receive the outcomes on their behalf, the applicant must bring ID card, passport or other lawful personal identification and one of the following documents: (i) Service providing contract with the organization/individual providing the services of submitting dossiers and receiving outcomes on behalf of their customers and the letter of introduction of such organization/individual for the applicant; (ii) Documents authorizing the applicant to submit dossiers and receive outcomes according to the regulations of the Law.
Legal basis

- Law on Investment No. 67/2014/QH13 dated November 26, 2014.

- Decree No. 118/2015/ND-CP of the Government dated November 12, 2015 providing guidelines for implementation of a number of articles of Law on Investment.

- Circular No. 16/2015/TT-BKHDT dated November 18, 2015, regulations on application forms for investment procedures and reporting forms on investment in Viet Nam.

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