This is the new content prescribed by the Circular No. 177/2016/TT-BTC issued by the Ministry of Finance on November 01, 2016 providing for fees for issuance of the license to provide international travel services, fees for issuance of tourist guide identification cards, charges for issuance of narrator’s certificates, charges for licensing the establishment of branch offices and/or representative offices of foreign travel service providers in Vietnam, and the collection, transfer, management and use thereof.
Accordingly, in previous regulations, the initial fee for pre-issuance inspection and issuance of the License to provide international travel services is VND 2,000,000 per license and the replacement and reissuance fee is VND 1,500,000, from January 01, 2017, the fee for pre-issuance inspection and issuance of the License to provide international travel services (including initial issuance, replacement and reissuance) is VND 3,000,000 per license. Similarly, the fee for issuance of the tourist guide identification card (including initial issuance, replacement and reissuance): VND 650,000 per card, while in previous regulations, this fee is VND 4,000,000 per card for domestic travel and VND 650,000 per card for international travel.
Particularly, the charge for issuance of the license for establishment of a branch office or a representative office of a foreign travel service provider in Vietnam is VND 3,000,000 per license for initial issuance and VND 1,500,000 per license for replacement, reissuance, extension. And the charge for issuance of the narrator’s certificate (including initial issuance, replacement and reissuance): VND 200,000 per certificate.
This Circular takes effect on January 01, 2017 and replaces the Circular No. 48/2010/TT-BTC dated April 12, 2010.