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Incorporation & Licensing

VKE Consult help foreign investors establish/ setup their own company in Vietnam. Our corporate establishment and licensing services are designed around simple and practical advice, with clear processes from start to finish. We guide investors through the government requirements, removing the confusion and providing clarity for what can be an otherwise drawn-out process, so that your Vietnamese company is established and ready for you to operate.


Office Building

Require complicated corporate structures

· 3 owners (minimum)

· 100% foreign-owned or joint venture

· 20 – 30 working days setup time

Under Construction

The most common structure for foreign investors

· Single or multiple owners

· 100% foreign-owned or joint venture

· 20 – 30 working days setup time

Business meeting

Before fully expanding into Vietnam, Ideal for foreign companies seeking to research and observe the local market in Vietnam

· Foreign trader established at least one year

· No shareholders or partners

· 100% owned by head office

· 20 – 30 working days setup time

Features of the Representative Office:

Role of Contact Office for parent Company

Manages Contracts Signed with Local Partners

Conduct Market Research

Open A bank Account for Operations

Profit Generating Activities not allowed

How to start your BUSINESS IN VIETNAM

Required documents from client:

Passport (individual investor) or Business License/ Profile (company investor)

Bank balance statement or Audited financial statement

Office leasing agreement/ MOU indicating the leasing purpose for office renta

Step 1

VKE receive information and scanned documents from client via email

Step 2

VKE and Clients engage into service agreement

Step 3

VKE prepare all necessary applications which are reviewed and signed off by client

Step 4

VKE start application upon the receipt of signed hardcopies from client

Step 5

VKE follow up and obtain:

  • Investment Registration Certificate and Enterprise Registration (IRC) Certificate (ERC), for full company setup

  • Operating License for Representative Office Setup

Step 6

Post-licensing formalities

  • Open corporate bank account for new company

  • Purchase USB tax token for digital signature

  • Hang company signboard at the registered office

  • Register initial tax dossiers

  • Contribute full charter capital with 90 days from the issuing date of ERC

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