Request for Amendment of RO’s Address in Vietnam

Request for Amendment of RO’s Address

in Vietnam

Similarly to address change of foreign trader in Vietnam, the amendment of RO’s address follows the same administrative procedure which consists of 4 steps.

Legal basis

–  Decree No. 07/2016 / ND-CP dated 25/01/2016 of the Government detailing the Commercial Law regarding representative offices and branches of foreign traders in Vietnam;

– Circular No. 11/2016 / TT-BCT dated July 05, 2016 of the Ministry of Industry and Trade stipulates the form of implementing Decree No. 07/2016 / ND-CP dated 25 January 2016 of the Government. Commercial Law on representative offices and branches of foreign traders in Vietnam;

– Circular No. 133/2012 / TT-BTC dated 13 August 2012 of the Ministry of Finance regulating the collection, remittance, and management of fees for licensing the establishment of representative offices of foreign traders in Vietnam.


  • Application for modification of License for the establishment of representative office (according to set form);
  • A copy of the memorandum or site lease agreement or a copy of the document proving that the trader has the right to exploit and use the location as an RO; A copy of the document on the expected RO’s location  in Vietnam in accordance with the law provisions on
    • security,
    • social order, safety
    • and health conditions
    • other conditions as prescribed;
  • The original of the RO’s establishment permit.

Number of records: 01 sets

Note: For documents and the composition of the file is in a foreign language, they need  Vietnamese translation and authenticate according to the provisions of Vietnamese law. They must be certified or legalized by Vietnamese diplomatic missions or consular offices in foreign countries according to the provisions of Vietnamese law.

For a foreign chief  representative

  • If the representative has a temporary residence in Vietnam: copy of papers:
    • temporary residence certificate,
    • work permit,
    • temporary residence card
  • If the chief representative is not regular in Vietnam: When leaving the country, there must be authorization for a person in Vietnam to operate the RO and the certification of the foreign trader.


Within 5 working days from the date of receipt of a complete and valid file.

In the case of sending for the opinions of the specialized management ministry, five working days after receiving the opinions.


1,500,000 VND / 01 license.


License for the establishment of RO of foreign traders in Vietnam (according to set form) or written refusal, clearly stating the reasons therefor.

Contact information

Department of Industry and Trade

  • No. 163 Hai Ba Trung, Ward 6, District 3,
  • Monday to Friday (morning from 7:30 to 11:30 in the afternoon from 13:00 to 17:00).

We hope these informations is useful for you!   Contact us and let us help you Email: Hotline +84.1203.68.1986

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