Contents of Administrative procedures - Department for Foreign Affairs

Procedure Procedure for applying for permit to establish a Foreign Business Association in Hà Nội

- The organization applying for a permit to establish Foreign Business Association shall fully prepare the dossier in accordance with the regulations and 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). - Time for submission: 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:
- An application for the Permit to establish the association (one copy in Vietnamese and another in a commonly used foreign language);
- The operation regulations of the association;
- A written recommendation from Việt Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry;
- Documents about the working office of the association;
- Curricula vitae of the members of the leading board of the association;
- List of representatives of businesses to join the association
* Number of dossier: 1 set

Processing duration
Objects Agencies, Organizations
Competent agency Department for Foreign Affairs
Outcome Permit of Hà Nội People's Committee.
Fee None


Other requirements


Legal basis

- Decree No.8/1998/ND-CP dated January 22, 1998 of the Government promulgating the Regulation on the establishment of foreign businesses associations in Việt Nam.


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