Registration of a Representative Office in Vientnam

Representative office of a foreign business entity is not constituted as an independent legal entity.  

A representative office has limited rights and is  only permitted to i) conduct market surveys  ii) find business opportunities on behalf of parent company  iii) oversee the  business development of the parent company in Vietnam.

A representative office is not allowed to engage any direct commercial and profitable activities including issuing quotations, invoices and signing contracts in the name of the representative office.  Consequently, this type of business entity is not subjected to Vietnam corporate income tax.   
This form of entity is suitable for foreign investors who are interested in developing business networks with local Vietnamese customers but is not yet prepared to register a Vietnamese company. 

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