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Procedure for application for investment project not subject to investment policy

01. Conditions for application

An investor only needs to apply for an Investment Registration Certificate if its investment project proposed is not subject to investment policy of the National Assembly, the Prime Minister and the provincial People's Committee.

02. Applicable laws

1. Investment Law 2014
2. Decree No. 118/2015/NĐ-CP
3. Circular No. 16/2015/TT-BKHĐT

03. Procedure

Step 1: Prepare a set of the following documents

  1. Written application for implementation of the investment project;
  2. Copy of the people’s identity card, ID card or passport in the case of investors being an individual; copy of the incorporation certificate or other equivalent document certifying the legal status in the case of investors being an organization;
  3. Proposal for the investment project comprising the following items: investors implementing the project, investment objectives, investment scale, investment capital and method of raising capital, location, duration, investment schedule, need for labour, proposal for investment incentives, assessment of impact and socio-economic efficiency of the project;
  4. Copy of any one of the following documents: financial statements for the last two years of the investor; undertaking of the parent company to provide financial support; undertaking of a financial institution(s) to provide financial support; guarantee for the financial capability of the investor; or a document proving the financial capability of the investor;
  5. Proposal for a need for land use; where the project does not require the State to allocate or lease out land or to permit 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 shall be submitted;
  6. Explanatory statement on technology to be used in respect of the projects, including the following items: name of technology, origin of technology, diagram of technological process; main technical specifications, condition of machinery, equipment and main technological line to be used;
  7. Business cooperation contract if the investment is in the form of business cooperation contract

Step 2: Submit the file to

1. Department of Planning and Investment (“DPI”); or
2. Management Board of industrial park, processing zone, or high-tech park (if the investement project is expected to be located in such areas) (“Management Board”)

Step 3: The DPI/Management Board shall, within 15 days from the date of receipt of valid file, grant an Investment Registration Certificate to the investor, or in the case of refusal, notify in writing and specify the reason therefor.

04. Processing Time 15 days

05. Service fee USD 1800 - 2500

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