The legal representative is one of the information indicated on the Certificate of Business Registration of the enterprise. The Law on Investment 2005 regulated that the Certificate of Investment Registration is also the Certificate of Business Registration. Therefore, the old Certificate of Investment Registration issued before July 1, 2015 showed the information of the legal representative. However, according to the new regulations, these information are only showed on the Certificate of Business Registration. If the enterprise change the legal representative, they need to perform the procedures for adjustment of the Certificate of Investment Registration/the Certificate of Business Registration.
Viet An Law Firm collect some regulations on changing the legal representative of foreign enterprises as follows:
Positions of the legal representative:
If an enterprise wants to change its legal representative, some procedures need to be followed are:
Notice: Currently, if the enterprise still use the old Certificate (has not separated yet), besides adjusting the information of the legal representative, the enterprise shall have to separate the old Certificate into the Certificate of Business Registration and the Certificate of Investment Registration.
Duration for the Certificate of Business Registration: 05 – 06 working days.
Duration for the Certificate of Investment Registration: 10 – 25 working days.
Services for changing the legal representative at Viet An Law Firm:
For more information, please contact Viet An Law Firm. We are willing to help and provide legal advice and suitable services!
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