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Sectors of operation permitted to establish representative offices of foreign companies in Vietnam

According to the schedule of commitments on trade in services of Vietnam when joining the WTO; According to the Commercial Law 2005; According to Decree No. 07/2016/ND-CP dated January 25, 2016 of the Government detailing the Commercial Law on representative offices and branches of foreign companies (traders) in Vietnam, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has announced the sectors of operation of foreign investors permitted to establish representative offices in Vietnam.

Ordinal number Sectors/ Sub-sectors Specialized management agency
1 Business service:
A- Specialized service
1- Legal service Ministry of Justice
2- Accounting, auditing and bookkeeping services Ministry of Finance
3- Tax consulting service Ministry of Finance
4- Architecture service Ministry of Construction
5- Technical consulting service
6- Urban planning and urban landscape architecture services Ministry of Construction
7- Veterinary service Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
B- Computer service and related services Ministry of Information and Communications
C- Research and development service Ministry of Science and Technology
D- Rental service without operator Ministry of Industry and Trade
E – Other business services
1- Advertising service Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
2- Market research service Ministry of Industry and Trade
3- Management consulting service Ministry of Industry and Trade
4- Services related to management consulting Ministry of Industry and Trade
5- Services related to agriculture, shooting range and forestry Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
6- Service related to mining Ministry of Industry and Trade
7- Service related to manufacturing Ministry of Industry and Trade
8- Service related to technical scientific consulting Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Science and Technology
9- Repair, maintenance services, machinery and equipment Ministry of Industry and Trade
2 Information service Ministry of Information and Communications
3 Construction service and related to technical service Ministry of Construction
4 Distribution service Ministry of Industry and Trade
5 Education service Ministry of Education and Training
6 Environment service Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
7 Financial service Ministry of Finance, The State Bank of Viet Nam
8 Health and social service Ministry of Health
9 Travel service and related services Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
10 Entertainment, culture and sports service Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
11 Transportation service Ministry of Transport
12 Sea freight support services Ministry of Industry and Trade

Services of Viet An Law Firm on the establishment of foreign representative offices

  • Consulting on legal regulations and the order and procedures for establishing foreign representative offices in Vietnam;
  • Consultancy on necessary papers and documents to compile dossiers for establishment of foreign representative offices;
  • Drafting documents for establishment of foreign representative offices;
  • The authorized representative of the client submits documents, explains, amends, supplements and receives the results at the competent state agency;
  • Post-establishment consultancy: contracts, labor, taxes, trade promotion activities of foreign representative offices;
  • Consulting or drafting contracts as required.

Customers interested in establishing a foreign representative office in Vietnam, please contact Viet An Law Firm for more details!

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