Business licenses are approvals from the competent State agencies to the enterprise or economic organizations before their commencement of business activities in specific fields; provisions on business licenses (including provisions on whether having to obtain the Business licenses before or after the issuance of the investment certificate) are in accordance with specialized legislations;

The regulations on the items required in the dossier for business registration in Articles 16, 17, 18 and Article 19 of the Enterprise Law and Articles 14, 15, 16 of Decree No 88/2006/ND-CP for each type of enterprises do not require the Business licenses;

Accordingly, following the issuance of a business registration certificate, the enterprise/economic organization shall carry out the procedures to sep up the enterprise to conduct business/investment activities to apply for Business licenses are required (please look up in Annex II issued under Decree No 59/2006/ND-CP)

If you would like further information on For fields and sectors in which business licenses are required, must investors obtain business licenses before or after the issuance of the Investment Certificate?, please either email to our Partners at: or call to our Office:
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