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Search for Study Abroad Consulting License in Vietnam

Currently, there are more than 3,300 organizations providing study abroad consulting services nationwide, of which Hanoi accounts for 1/3 of the number with more than 1,100 organizations operating in this field. For an organization to carry out work with expertise in study abroad consulting, it must satisfy the conditions prescribed by law and be widely posted. So where and how to find information about organizations providing study abroad consulting services? After that, Viet An Law Firm would like to introduce an article about the way to search for Study Abroad Consulting License in Vietnam.

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    Legal basis

    • Decree 46/2017/ND-CP, as amended and supplemented several articles by Decree 135/2018/ND-CP prescribing regulatory requirements for educational investment and operation;
    • Decision 793/QD-TTg approving the plan to reduce and simplify regulations related to business activities under the state management scale of the Ministry of Education and Training.

    Procedures for granting study abroad consulting licenses

    Search for Study Abroad Consulting License in Vietnam

    How to search for Study Abroad Consulting License in Vietnam

    Search for Study Abroad Consulting License in Vietnam depending on each locality will be performed on the website of the Department of Education and Training of each province and city.

    For example, in the case of searching for a study abroad consulting license in Hanoi City, the steps are as follows:

    • Access the website: https://www.hanoi.edu.vn;
    • Select the home page (house icon);
    • In the Category section, select Educational services -> Off-campus centers;
    • Then select List of study abroad consulting organizations as of May 2024 in the City to see the full list of units that are operating and have stopped operating about study abroad consulting services divided according to each district in Hanoi City.

    Or you can search for information related to study abroad consulting organizations as follows:

    • Access the website: https://tuvanduhoc.icd.edu.vn;
    • Select the study abroad consulting organization section, then enter the organization’s name;
    • Perform the search and wait for the results to appear;
    • Check the search results to see information about the license of the study abroad consulting organization you are interested in.

    Dossier for study abroad consulting license

    Under Clause 2, Article 108 of Decree 46/2017/ND-CP, as amended and supplemented by Decree 135/2018/ND-CP, the dossier applies for a Study Abroad Consulting License includes the following documents:

    No Documents Note
    1. Written requesting the issuance of business registration certificate for study abroad consulting services with main contents including objectives and content of activities; the ability to exploit and develop study abroad services in foreign nations; plans and measures to organize implementation; Solutions when encountering risk problems for people being consulted about the abroad study An original

    (According to Form 01 Appendix VIII of Decision 793/QD-TTg the date of July 6th, 2022)

    2. A notarized copy of the Enterprise Registration Certificate A copy
    3. The list of staff directly consulting on studying abroad includes the following main information: Full name, date of birth, gender, professional qualifications, foreign language proficiency, and job position to be undertaken at a study abroad consulting service organization An original
    4. A notarized copy of a university degree, foreign language certificate, or certificate of professional training in study abroad consulting A copy
    5. Contract or written cooperation agreement with foreign partners proving the ability to exploit study abroad consulting services in foreign nations An original
    6. A service provision contract draft with clients An original
    7. A power of attorney for Viet An Law to carry out procedures with competent state agencies An original

    Conditions for applying for a study abroad consulting license

    Regarding the subject, the implementing objects must be one of the following organizations:

    • The enterprise is established and operated following Vietnamese law (is registered with the business industrial code: 8650 – Educational support services. Details: Study abroad consulting activities);
    • Public service providers that perform their functions of doing the business of overseas study counseling services;
    • Foreign education organizations that legally operate within Vietnam.

    In addition, the organization applying for a license needs to satisfy the conditions regarding personnel and facilities, including:

    • Staff directly consulting on studying abroad have university degrees or higher; Can use at least one foreign language at level 4 or higher according to the 6-level Foreign Language Competency Framework for Vietnam (at least foreign language certificate of B2 or higher) and equivalent;
    • Direct consulting staff must have a certificate of professional training in study abroad consulting according to regulations of the Ministry of Education and Training;
    • Have appropriate facilities, equipment, programs, teaching materials, and funding sources, ensuring educational quality according to the center’s plan, and scale.

    Procedures for Granting a Study Abroad Consulting License

    Receiving agency

    Department of Education and Training in the province/city where the enterprise operates study abroad consulting services

    How to submit the dossier

    • Submit your dossier directly to the Division of Benefit Claim and Customer Service – Department of Education and Training of the province/city where the enterprise operates study abroad consulting services;
    • Submit your dossier online on the Public Service Portal of the province/city where the enterprise operates study abroad consulting services;
    • Send your dossier via postal service to the Division of Benefit Claim and Customer Service – Department of Education and Training of the province/city where the enterprise operates study abroad consulting services.

    Time limit

    Within 15 working days from the date of receipt of the complete and valid dossier.

    Results

    • Decision to issue a Certificate of registration of overseas study counseling service business (often called the Study Abroad Consulting License);
    • Notice of not meeting the conditions for issuance of Certificate of registration of overseas study counseling service business.

    License term

    05 years from the date the service organization is licensed.

    Licensed study abroad consulting establishments in Vietnam

    Tan Du Global Education Joint Stock Company

    Tan Du is one of the Global Education centers established in Vietnam with license No. 740/GCN-SGDDT on March 27th, 2024. With a team of staff who understand the country and its people, with dedication and enthusiasm, Tan Du Global was established and aims at the mission of helping overseas students “SHINE YOUR FUTURE”.

    Address: 2nd floor, Tower C, Golden Palace Building, 99 Me Tri, Nam Tu Liem, Ha Noi.

    Daisuke Joint Stock Company

    Daisuke Joint Stock Company is Vietnam’s leading company in the field of study abroad consulting, supporting procedures for applying for all types of student visas. Daisuke Joint Stock Company was granted an enterprise registration certificate No. 0110460994 by the Department of Planning and Investment of Hanoi City. License No. 2138/GCN-SGDDT was granted by the Department of Education and Training of Hanoi on November 7th, 2023.

    Address: D9-NV7 No. 20, D Geleximco Area, La Phu, Hoai Duc, Ha Noi

    KOBE-JAPAN Study Abroad Consulting Joint Stock Company

    Kobe – Japan is proud to be one of the leading Japanese study abroad consulting and Japanese language training companies in Vietnam. And is the only representative of Toyota Auto College – Kobe. With dedication, reputation affirms the brand. Licensed for study abroad consulting by the Hanoi Department of Education and Training No. 1240/GCN-SGDDT on May 10th, 2022.

    Address: No. 7 A41, Geleximco Urban Area, Le Trong Tan, An Khanh, Hoai Duc, Ha Noi

    Legal services on study abroad licenses from Viet An Law Firm

    • Legal consult on conditions, dossier, and procedures for granting study abroad consulting licenses in Hanoi;
    • Legal consult on establishing all types of companies to conduct study abroad consulting services;
    • Draft documents and dossier to proceed with licensing procedures at the Hanoi Department of Education and Training;
    • Representing clients, conducting procedures at state agencies;
    • Consult on legal issues after being licensed.

    If clients have questions or need to consult on procedures for granting study abroad consulting licenses in Hanoi and other provinces and cities, please contact Viet An Law for the best support.

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