Generally, there is no requirement for minimum investment capital for incorporating a company in Vietnam, except for the conditional investment sectors or business lines.
Nevertheless, for smooth process of Investment Certificate, it is advisable that foreign investorexhibits enough capital resources to successfully realize the business goals that would be set out in the Investment Certificate.
Investment Capital shall include Equity and Loan Capital, in which, the Equity must be at least 20% of total Investment Capital. Foreign investor is expected to contribute its capital contribution adhering to the schedule in the Investment Certificate.
Foreign investormay during the implementation of the project in Vietnam, take a loan from an offshore lender. The failure to stick to the committed schedule shall entitle the competent authority to apply strict measures in regard to the Investment Certificate, up to and including withdrawal of the Investment Certificate.