Vietnam Company Registration


Vietnam, located at the eastern end of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia, borders Cambodia, Laos and China. Vietnam is a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Vietnam has established diplomatic relations with 180 countries and established cooperative relations with 20 international organizations and more than 480 non-governmental organizations.

Additional information

The advantages of registering a Vietnamese company

Vietnam’s geographical advantages. Among Southeast Asian countries, although Vietnam’s position is not the best one, it is the most distinctive one. The long coastline makes Vietnam have many high-quality port cities, such as Haiphong, Hue, Danang and so on. These cities are arranged along the coastline of Vietnam from south to north. They are the forefront of Vietnam’s attraction of foreign investment and economic development. The current era belongs to the era of the ocean. To carry out foreign exchanges and cooperation, we must rely on port cities, and Vietnam has exactly this advantage. In recent years, with the development of Vietnam’s economy, foreign capital has gradually entered these coastal cities and established modern industrial parks.

Conditions for registering a Vietnamese company

Minimum registered capital: There are no restrictions on the total investment and registered capital of foreign-funded enterprises in Vietnam, but the legal capital shall not be less than 30% of the investment. For encouraged and larger investment cases, the legal capital is allowed to be reduced to 20% of the investment. In practice, it is recommended to register a minimum of 100,000 US dollars (about 3.1 million Taiwan dollars / 710,000 yuan). If it is less than 100,000 US dollars, the local government will generally not grant approval.

Sole proprietorship company/factory registered capital and time of completion

Registered capital (USD) In place Extendable Total
100,000 – 2 million   0.5 Year   0.5 Year   1 Year
  2 million -10 million   1 Year   0.5 Year   1.5 Year
  ≧10 million   1.5 Year   0.5 Year   2 Year

Method and time required to register a Vietnamese company

  • Self-registration takes about 6 months;
  • Look for Vanzbon register a brand-new Indian company in about 4 weeks;

Information required to register a Vietnamese company

  • English name
  • Registered address (we can assist local search)
  • Business scope
  • Registered capital (capital verification in place within 90 days of obtaining the company registration certificate)
  • List of directors (no nationality restrictions, foreigners need to obtain work permits and temporary residence permits locally, if necessary, we can apply for them, the cost is USD1,500-2,500)
  • List of shareholders, amount of shares and financial certificate of shareholders (at least 1 shareholder, no upper limit on the amount of shares)
  • List of legal persons (one person is sufficient)
  • Scanned copies of passports of all shareholders, directors and legal persons (if shareholders are companies, please provide company registration certificates)
  • The shareholder’s identity certificate and financial certificate need to be notarized in China and certified by the Vietnamese embassy in China

CNY Chinese yuan