When executing the construction work in Vietnam, the foreign contractor has to apply for the contractor permit and set up the operating office (office lease or establishment on project site) with registered location, telephone, fax, email in the relevant authority. The details are specified as follows:
Regarding to the contract on formation of construction planning, construction investment project, construction inspection, construction design, the foreign contractor may set up the operating office in the registered headquarter of the project manager.
Regarding to the construction execution and construction supervision on many provinces, the foreign contractor may set up the operating office locally in one of these provinces.
After fulfilling all the registration of the operating office, the foreign contractor may send written notice to the Department of Construction in the area of the operating office.
2. Application file for issuance of License for operating office of foreign contractor:
Application to request the confirmation of operating office establishment(form);
Certified copy of contractor permit issued by competent authority of Vietnam;
Resolution or Appointment/Authorization Letter for the Head of the operating office (foreign language with Vietnamese translation);
The Letter of Introduction for representative of foreign contractor to handle to procedure, along with the copy of ID card or passport. The Letter of Authorization is required if the consulting agency is the representative.
Application for implementation of operating office(form);
3. The legal service of SBLAW
The legal consultancy the relevant matter of the license for operating office of foreign contractor in Vietnam
Advice and instruction on the application preparation under the Vietnamese Law on the license for operating office of foreign contractor in Vietnam.
The legal proceeding on the license for operating office of foreign contractor with Vietnamese competent authority.
Translation, notarization, certification on the relevant documents of the license for operating office of foreign contractor.
Seal registration for the license for operating office of foreign contractor.