ANT Lawyers

Vietnam Law Firm with English Speaking Lawyers

ANT Lawyers

Vietnam Law Firm with English Speaking Lawyers

ANT Lawyers

Vietnam Law Firm with English Speaking Lawyers

ANT Lawyers

Vietnam Law Firm with English Speaking Lawyers

ANT Lawyers

Vietnam Law Firm with English Speaking Lawyers

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9.28.2016

Criminal Record Granting for Foreigner

In order to be granted the work permit for foreigner, completing the immigration or reside procedures in a country, foreigners who are or have been residing in Vietnam must apply for a criminal record for the time that they residing in Vietnam.


Foreigners who are or have been temporarily residing in Vietnam have the right to request the Department of Justice of the province or city where they are residing or the National Centre for Criminal Record to issue the criminal record, in order to confirm that people have or do not have criminal records while residing in Vietnam. The person requesting for criminal record card can authorize another person on their behalf to complete procedures to obtain the criminal record.
ANT Lawyers can assist clients to apply for: Criminal record card no 1 and Criminal record card no 2
Individual when requesting for criminal record issuance have to provide the following documents:
  • For Vietnamese:
– A written declaration requesting for the issuance of criminal record;
– Certified copy of identity card, passport, family record book, temporary residence book, temporary residence card, permanent resident card in Vietnam (should present the original for comparison);
– Confirmation of permanent residence in Vietnam before leaving the country (applies to Vietnamese who are living in foreign countries).
  • For Foreigner:
– A written declaration requesting for the issuance of criminal record;
– Copy of the passport and visa that are still valid;
– Confirmation of temporary residence in Vietnam.
Implementation time: 3-7 working days.

9.20.2016

New Guidelines on the Time of Submission of C/O

The Ministry of Finance has issued Official Letter 12802/BTC-TCHQ provides for the time of submission of the Certificates of Origin (C/O).


Accordingly, the time of submission of the C/O forms (except C/O with VK form) is as follows:
– For paper customs declaration form, the original C/O must be submitted at the time of registration of customs declaration.
– For electronic customs declaration form, the original C/O must submitted at the time of submission of customs declaration.
The customs authorities only consider the C/O additional filling suggestion in the following cases:
– At the time of registration of the customs declaration, with the HS code declaration, the MFN tax rate is lower than or equal to the special preferential tax but after customs clearance, identifying that the MFN tax rate is higher than the special preferential tax rate;
– At the time of registration of customs declaration, goods that are subject to investment incentives are exempt from import tax but after the customs clearance, identifying that goods are not subject to investment incentives.
Official Letter 12802/BTC-TCHQ is issued in September 14th 2016.
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ANT Lawyers is a Vietnam law firm with English speaking lawyers whom understand the laws of Vietnam within the business and the local culture context.

The firm has been advising and representing foreign companies and individual clients interested in either doing business, or needing representation or legal services in Vietnam who are seeking reasonable and competitive solutions without compromising on service quality.
For advice or service request, please contact us via email ant@antlawyers.vn, or call +84 8 3520 2779.  To learn more about us, visit www.antlawyers.vn.


9.13.2016

Decree 18/2015/ND-CP on Environmental Protection Issues

On February 14th 2015, the Government issued Decree 18/2015/ND-CP provides regulations on environmental protection planning, strategic environmental assessment, environmental impact assessment and environmental protection plan.


In particular, notably the new rules on environmental protection plan registration. Specifically, instead of setting up and registration of the environmental protection commitment as before, from April 1st 2015, the new investment projects, investment projects to expand the scale and increase the capacity of production facilities, investment and production plans that are not subject to environmental impact assessment will have to register their plans for environmental protection at the competent authority in accordance with law.
In case the project is located in 2 or more provinces, the registration of environmental protection plan should be made in one of the provincial People’s Committee at the request of the project owner.
Particularly for the catering service with the area under 200m2; commercial service, itinerant trading without fixed place; repair, maintenance services for household products; photocopy services, internet access services; animal farming with stables scale smaller than 50m2, seafood farming on a scale of smaller than 5,000m2 area of water; building office, guesthouse, hotel, tourist accommodation with scale smaller than 500m2 floor… are not subject to environmental protection plan registration.
One other notable content is the change in the object to perform environmental impact assessment. Accordingly, from April 1st 2015, only projects to build resort, sport and entertainment complex, golf course with the area from 10 hectares or more will have to implement environmental impact assessment instead of the regulation of 5 hectares or more as before; Similarly, projects to build supermarket, commercial center with floor area under 10,000m2 will not have to perform environmental impact assessment. Also from this date, the projects to build medical clinics and other health care facilities with scale of less than 50 beds will not have to perform environmental impact assessment as before…
This Decree takes effect from April 1st 2015.
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