Currently, consumers have a great demand for retail alcohol products. According to the law, business establishments are required to You can only do business with a retail license for alcohol, this is one of the documents issued for a limited time. So when encountering certain situations such as expiration or the license being lost or damaged, traders will have to carry out some legal procedures to have the license re-issued. So what should I do if I want to re-issue a alcohol retail license? To answer customers’ questions, Viet An Law Firm provides an article on the regrant of alcohol retail licenses in Vietnam below.
Traders are requested to submit applications for re-issuance of alcohol retail licenses directly or by mail or online at the Department receiving documents and returning results of administrative procedures of the People’s Committee.
In case traders submit directly, one-stop civil servants guide citizens to operate on the unit’s computer system (if any) or proactively operate on the system for dossiers submitted by post.
step will take about ½ day.
One-stop civil servants receive documents on the system and check :
Note: Forms 01, 02, and 03 are created on the system by the One-Stop Official and sent to the Trader via the email address that the Trader has registered. Control sheets according to Form 05 are created and authenticated on the system and have the same value as paper process control sheets signed by relevant units.
This step usually takes place in ½ day. Leaders of the Economic Department approve the documents, assign specialists to process them, and transfer them to the system.
This step usually takes place within 3 days. The assigned specialist receives documents on the system and conducts review and examination, one of the following two cases will occur:
The specialist processes the application to complete the re-issued alcohol retail license and transfer it to the system and at the same time prints a hard copy and submits it to the department leadership for review.
Note: In case the application is late, it must be accompanied by an apology Form No. 04.
Department leaders receive the appraisal results and review the documents then:
The dossier processing specialist receives results, transfers documents to numbers, stamps, and issues documents, tasks that usually take place within 1 day.
Perform duplication and statistics, monitor and store in the room according to regulations. Transfer results to the Results Return Department.
final step is to notify and return the results to the Merchant, collect fees according to regulations (if any), and request the Merchant to sign the book according to form 06.
Depending on each specific case, the application will have different documents:
In this case, the dossier includes:
In this case, the dossier requires an application for re-issuance of the Alcohol Retail License according to Form No. 03 issued with Decree 17/2020/ND-CP and the original or copy of the issued License (if any).
Note: The number of documents is 01 set.
Applications for regrant of an Alcohol Retail License can be submitted in the following ways:
The saving and sending of alcohol business licenses is carried out based on the provisions of Article 28 of Decree 105/2017/ND-CP (amended by Clause 21, Article 16 of Decree 17/2020/ND-CP), specifically for Alcohol Retail License:
Within 07 working days from the date of receipt of complete and valid documents, the Economic Department will review and re-issue the Alcohol Retail License. If you refuse to grant, you must respond in writing and clearly state the reason; In case there are not enough valid documents, within 02 working days from the date of receiving the documents, the Economic Department will issue a written request for supplementation.
Fees for assessing operating conditions to re-issue an Alcohol Retail License (In case of re-issuance due to the license expiry date) include:
Pursuant to Article 27 of Decree 105/2017/ND-CP, the re-grant of a new license depends on the following cases:
The term of the new license is 5 years based on Clause 1, Article 28 of Decree Decree 105/2017/ND-CP which stipulates that the term of the Alcohol Retail License is 05 years.
The term of the license will remain the same.
Customers who need advice on the procedure to regrant of alcohol retail licenses in Vietnam, please contact Viet An Law Firm for the best support.
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