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GRANT LICENSES TO SET UP REPRESENTATIVE OFFICES IN VIETNAM FOR FOREIGN INSURANCE BROKERS

GRANT LICENSES TO SET UP REPRESENTATIVE OFFICES IN VIETNAM FOR FOREIGN INSURANCE BROKERS

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.

Representative offices in Vietnam: Foreign Insurance Brokerage

Vietnam-based representative office of a foreign investor means a dependent unit, a lawful office in Vietnam, allowed to recruit staff to manage and promote sale contracts with local business partners, research and develop products, seeking opportunities for the purchase or sale of goods and provision of services. A foreign representative office is a simple form of investment in Vietnam to enhance business from overseas, with multiple advantages while fewer risks regarding the required business compliance procedures such as investment capital, tax, accounting, and auditing. And it is easy to be extended or terminated or dissolved. The expatriate employees who work for representative office can obtain work permit and two years multiple visa (temporary residence card) for themselves and their family in Vietnam.

Foreign insurance brokerage enterprises may set up their representative offices in Vietnam. Such representative offices are not allowed to conduct insurance business in Vietnam.

ALLOWED ACTIVITIES OF REPRESENTATIVE OFFICES

Vietnam-based representative offices of a foreign insurance enterprise or foreign insurance brokerage enterprise can conduct these activities:

  1. Act as a bureau of communication.
  2. Market research.
  3. Facilitate investment projects of the foreign insurance enterprise or foreign insurance broker enterprise.
  4. Expedite and monitor the implementat
  5. ion of projects in Vietnam, which are sponsored by the foreign insurance enterprise or foreign insurance broker enterprise.
  6. Representative offices of a foreign insurance enterprise or foreign insurance broker enterprise in Vietnam shall not carry out business activities in Vietnam.

CONDITIONS FOR BEING GRANT LICENSES TO SET UP REPRESENTATIVE OFFICES IN VIETNAM

  1. The foreign insurance enterprises and insurance brokerage enterprises have operated for five years or more;
  2. The foreign insurance enterprises and insurance brokerage enterprises have cooperative ties with Vietnamese agencies, organizations.
  3. The duration of operations of a representative office of a foreign insurance enterprise or foreign insurance broker enterprise in Vietnam shall not exceed 05 years and may be extendable.
  4. In 30 days upon receiving the valid and adequate application, the Ministry of Finance shall issue the license for the foreign insurance enterprise or foreign insurance broker enterprise to set up the representative office in Vietnam.
  5. In 12 months upon licensing, the representative office must launch its official operation.

REQUIRED PAPERS TO SET UP REPRESENTATIVE OFFICES IN VIETNAM

Group 01: From headquarters

  • The establishment and operation license of the foreign insurance enterprise or foreign insurance brokers enterprise in the country where it is headquartered.
  • The annual balance sheet and financial report, certified by the independent auditing organization of the situation of operation of the foreign insurance enterprise or the foreign insurance brokerage enterprise for the three latest years.
  • A letter of appointment of the head of the representative office. The full names, curricula vitae of the chiefs of the representative offices in Vietnam.
  • The written introduction of the foreign insurance enterprise or insurance brokerage enterprise as well as its cooperation with Vietnamese agencies and/or organizations.

All above papers should be certified or by overseas diplomatic missions or Consulates of Vietnam under laws of Vietnam. Translated documents in Vietnamese and certified true for any papers from overseas.

Group 02: From local agencies

  • Copies of the passport or ID card (for Vietnamese) or copies of the passport (for foreigners) of the head of the representative office.
  • Documents on the expected location of the representative office including:
    • Copies of memorandum of understanding (MOU) or leasing agreements or documents as proof of the right to use a location as the representative office.
    • Copies of documents on the expected location of the representative office in accordance with related laws.

Group 03: Application and dossiers to the competent state authority

  • An application form for License for Establishment of the representative office using the form promulgated by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and signed by a competent representative of the foreign investor.
  • Proper papers and documents of group 1 and group 2 above.

Our expert knowledge and very practical experienced in local business culture as well local regulations, we can meet every of your expectation in a tailored and bespoke manner. We look forward to serve and deliver the best business services for you, as what we have been doing to our loyal clients since 2006.

Please contact our expertises should you have any further query about the conditions, required papers and procedures.

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.

Thanks to a unique combination of local expertise and global experiences, VIVA BUSINESS CONSULTING is the one-stop solution for the required compliance procedures in Vietnam for foreign investors and experts. We are still here since 2006s because of our thousands of satisfied clients and our employees. Our staying power is a testament to the professional resources, and so much more.

 

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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