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PROCEDURE FOR CONSULAR LEGALIZATION FOREIGN DOCUMENT TO USE IN VIETNAM

PROCEDURE FOR CONSULAR LEGALIZATION FOREIGN DOCUMENT TO USE IN VIETNAM

VIVA BUSINESS CONSULTING là công ty tư vấn doanh nghiệp được tín nhiệm bởi hằng ngàn khách hàng danh tiếng từ năm 2006. VIVA cung cấp nền tảng quản lý toàn diện và nguồn lực thực thi theo cách kết hợp đồng thời của: Luật pháp và thủ tục hành chính trong kinh doanh – Quản lý thuế và kế toán – Quản trị quan hệ lao động – Quản trị tài chính doanh nghiệp – Quản trị và kiểm soát nội bộ. Năng lực của chúng tôi giúp khách hàng lường trước các rủi ro, tối ưu chi phí, kiến tạo lợi thế kinh doanh.

VIVA is a business consulting company, specializes in business compliance procedures according to local business laws and regulations since 2006. VIVA has been continuously trusted by thousands of well-known clients since 2006. We are creating added value for clients by offering one-stop business platform with exclusive and tailored-made services related to market entry and mandatory business compliances. We keep our client’s good standing in lawful and optimal manners whenever they are working and doing business in Vietnam.

Expats in Vietnam: Consular legalization procedures | VIVA BCS
According to Vietnamese law, consular legalization is necessary and compulsory for documents issued by foreign agencies to be lawfully used in Vietnam.

WHEN CARRYING OUT CONSULAR LEGALIZATION PROCEDURES, YOU MUST ENSURE THAT

  • A paper or document comprising two or more pages must bear a seal appended on adjoining pages;
  • If you request consular legalization by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Consular Department or Departments of External Relations, your foreign papers and documents must be first certified by overseas diplomatic missions, consulates, or other authorized agencies of your country in Vietnam;
  • If you request consular legalization by overseas Vietnamese diplomatic missions, your foreign papers and documents must first be certified by:
    • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs or other competent agency of the host country in case such papers and documents has been issued by that country. For a federative country, the Consular Department will provide specific guidance on agency with certification competence of such country, depending on local conditions and law, to overseas Vietnamese representative offices.
    • Overseas diplomatic mission, consular legalization, or other authorized agency of a third country in the host country in case such papers and documents has been issued by the third country.

 

 

CONSULAR LEGALIZATION PROCEDURES

In Vietnam, you may submit a dossier for consular legalization of your papers to the following competent agencies:

  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Ho Chi Minh City Department of External Relations, at 6 Alexandre De Rhodes street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.

You may also dial 0989313339 for fast-track services. Local external relations offices are authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to receive consular certification and legalization dossiers. You can submit your dossier and receive the result on weekdays and Saturday mornings, except for public holidays.

THE DOSSIER MUST COMPRISE

  • One declaration for consular certification or legalization, made according to form No. LS/HPH-2012/TK.
  • An original personal identification paper (identity card, passport, or passport substitute paper) in case of direct submission; or one copy of such paper in case of submission by post. This paper is not required to be certified.
  • Papers and documents requested to be consular certified, which have been certified by a foreign diplomatic mission, consulate, or another agency authorized to perform the consular function.
  • One copy of each paper and document requested to be consular legalization.
  • One Vietnamese or English translation of each paper or document requested to be consular legalized, in case such papers and documents are not made in such language. Translations are not required to be certified but you are responsible for the accuracy of the translations.
  • One copy of the translations of papers and documents.
  • An envelope bearing the recipient’s address in case the dossier is submitted by post and results are requested to be notified by post.

Consular legalization procedures may have some checking about the authenticity of papers and documents requested to be consular certified, dossier-receiving officers may ask you to additionally produce the originals of related papers and documents, and submit one copy of each of such papers and documents.

ABOUT VIVA BUSINESS CONSULTING

VIVA is the local expertise for local business compliance procedures, has been trusted by thousands of foreign investors, multinational companies from Europe, Japan, Singapore, India, Korea, USA… for the required business compliance procedures by local laws and regulations since 2006.

Thanks for consistent of practice expertise in Business laws - Employment relations – Tax and accounting – Corporate finance – Corporate services,  VIVA has been successfully providing service for thousands of leading companies in such industries: Garment, energy, pharma, advertising, agricultural…

VIVA keeps its signature by offering one-stop business platform with regard to market entry and the mandatory business compliances. We ensure for our client’s good standing, in lawful and optimal manners whenever they are working and doing business in Vietnam.

 

VIVA not only manage business required procedures by laws but firstly places client’s compliance and good standing, in the optimal methods when offering any solution, and integrated with our intensive resources that allow us to prevent most of the risks in advance, create more benefits, advantages and business inspiration for entrepreneurs.

The insights and consistent backgrounds in Business Laws – Accounting and Corporate Finance – Tax Management – Labor Relations and Payroll – Serectarial and consistent with our exclusive standard operation processes, consisting of consultation – implementation – pratice operation help us fully protect client interests as one-stop solution.

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