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Official Gazette

Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Mortgage of separate houses in Vietnam by overseas Vietnamese Mortgage of separate houses in Vietnam by overseas Vietnamese
Under Article 186.2 of the 2013 Land Law, an overseas Vietnamese eligible for owning a house associated with residential land use rights in Vietnam may mortgage such house associated with residential land use rights at a credit institution licensed to operate in Vietnam.
How overseas Vietnamese apply for a certificate of Vietnamese citizenship How overseas Vietnamese apply for a certificate of Vietnamese citizenship
Under Government Decree 16/2020/ND-CP dated February 3, 2020, detailing a number of articles of the Law on Vietnamese Citizenship, in order to obtain a certificate of Vietnamese citizenship, you have to file proofs of your Vietnamese citizenship as specified in Article 11 of the Law on Vietnamese Citizenship.
Tax payment by foreign suppliers in Vietnam Tax payment by foreign suppliers in Vietnam
From March 21, 2022, foreign suppliers without any presence in Vietnam may pay tax for their turnover generated in the country via the portal http://etaxvn.gdt.gov.vn.
How to establish branches and representative offices of foreign arbitration institutions in Vietnam How to establish branches and representative offices of foreign arbitration institutions in Vietnam
Within 45 days after receiving a valid dossier and payment for license issuance fee as prescribed, the Ministry of Justice will consider granting a branch or representative office establishment license to the foreign arbitration institution.
Tax refund under double taxation avoidance agreements Tax refund under double taxation avoidance agreements
If wishing to submit its/his/her tax refund dossier in the electronic form, a taxpayer shall send it via the Portal of the General Department of Taxation or another portal under regulations on e-transactions in the taxation field.
How to build foreign-owned farms in Vietnam How to build foreign-owned farms in Vietnam
Article 133.1 of the 2013 Land Law regarding use of agricultural land by organizations, overseas Vietnamese and foreign-invested enterprises stipulates: “Economic organizations, overseas Vietnamese and foreign-invested enterprises that wish to use land for agricultural production, forestry, aquaculture or salt making may be considered for land lease by the State for implementation of their investment projects.”
Birth registration together with inter-country parent and child recognition registration Birth registration together with inter-country parent and child recognition registration
Under Article 35.1 of the 2014 Law on Civil Status (the Law), the district-level People’s Committee of the locality where you or your girlfriend is residing is competent to make birth registration for your Vietnam-born son, for you are a foreigner and your girlfriend is a Vietnamese citizen.
Capital contribution of foreign investors to real estate projects in Vietnam Capital contribution of foreign investors to real estate projects in Vietnam
For a short-term investment period of between six months and 12 months, the form of investment that a foreign investor may consider is signing a loan contract with a project owner in Vietnam. Under Article 5 of the State Bank of Vietnam’s Circular 12/2014/TT-NHNN, the borrower may borrow from abroad to implement an investment project funded with foreign loans of the borrower.
May wholly foreign-owned enterprises acquire land-use rights in Vietnam? May wholly foreign-owned enterprises acquire land-use rights in Vietnam?
Foreign enterprises, including enterprises with 100 percent of foreign capital, joint-venture companies, and Vietnamese enterprises which have their shares purchased by, or are merged with, or are acquired by foreign investors are eligible to use land in Vietnam.
How to receive a Vietnam-based inheritance from overseas ? How to receive a Vietnam-based inheritance from overseas ?
Vietnam’s law recognizes anyone’s will to bequeath his property as an inheritance to another person regardless of whether the heir is an overseas Vietnamese or a foreigner, as long as his will is lawfully made.

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