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You can rest assured when doing businesses in Vietnam

With Asoka Law, the local law firm which has supported 100+ foreign investors to do successfully business in the country, from establishment to development into global companies.

Choose a suitable investment method

Asoka Law specializes in supporting foreign investors through 02 activities: (1) establishing new businesses and (2) contributing capital, buying shares and capital contribution. These are also 02 investment forms in Viet Nam most suitable for foreign individuals/small and medium enterprises.

Recommended packages from Asoka Law

Click to choose the investment type that suits your needs to see the corresponding fees
  • Economic Package

    From1500USD

    For investors who already have assistants and accountants to support procedures at banks and tax offices.
    • Legal consultation (with our specialists)
    • Preparing business registration documents
    • Receiving business registration certificate
    • Declaring business information
    • Registering, declaring, and engraving company seal
    • Printing signboards (standard)
    • Digital signature purchase registration (01-03 years)
    • Bank account registration (as regulated)
    • Initial tax declaration at the Tax Department
    • Printing electronic invoices (1000 numbers)
    • Supporting to pay license tax (01 year)
    • Instructing to deposit into the capital account (90 days)
    • Devising the book of shareholders/capital contribution certificate
    • Preparing certificate of shares/capital contribution
    • Giving guidance on legal procedures after registration

    Comprehensive Package

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    From2000USD

    For investors who want to authorize Asoka Law for all procedures of investment, including representing to perform all tasks at the Department of Planning & Investment, Banks, and Tax Departments.
    • 01 hour legal consultation (with our lawyers and specialists) (1 hour)
    • Preparing business registration documents
    • Receiving business registration certificate
    • Declaring business information
    • Registering, declaring, and engraving company seal
    • Printing signboards (standard)
    • Digital signature purchase registration (01-03 years)
    • Bank account registration as regulated
    • Initial tax declaration at the Tax Department
    • Printing electronic invoices (1000 numbers)
    • Supporting to pay license tax (01 year)
    • Instructing to deposit into the capital account (90 days)
    • Devising the book of shareholders/capital contribution certificate
    • Preparing certificate of shares/capital contribution
    • Giving guidance on legal procedures after registration
  • Comprehensive Package

    From1500USD

    For investors who want to authorize Asoka Law for all procedures of investment, including representing to perform all tasks at the Department of Planning & Investment, Banks, and Tax Departments.
    • 01 hour legal consultation (with our lawyers and specialists)
    • Preparing registration documents to buy capital contribution
    • Submitting applications at the Department of Planning and Investment
    • Noticing of meeting the conditions to buy capital contribution
    • Preparing member change documents
    • Receiving business registration certificate
    • Declaring transferable personal income tax
    • Paying transferable personal income tax

    Economic Package

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    From1000USD

    For investors who already have assistants and accountants to support procedures at banks and tax offices.
    • Legal consultation (with our specialists)
    • Preparing registration documents to buy capital contribution
    • Submitting applications at the Department of Planning and Investment
    • Noticing of meeting the conditions to buy capital contribution
    • Preparing member change documents
    • Receiving business registration certificate
    • Declaring transferable personal income tax
    • Paying transferable personal income tax

3 benefits of investment registration with Asoka Law

01.Trusted by 99% clients

Not only satisfied and continuing to use Asoka's services, some old customers have also introduced us to international partners. Asoka Law has served foreign investors investing in Vietnam since 2015, and the number of clients through referring have grown continuously.

Trusted by 99% clients

02.Diverse and international investors

Asoka customers may be of the same nationality as you. We have successfully served hundreds of investors from all 5 continents (such as France, the US, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Korea), working in typical business fields (for example: information technology, import and export of goods, investment consulting, marketing, art, tourism, and restaurants).

Diverse and international investors

03.Competitive, clearly listed prices and fees

Prices and fees at Asoka Law are always clearly listed for investors to plan their budgets accordingly. In addition, Asoka Law also establishes for you a solid legal foundation, through clear consultation, careful document prepartion, not missing any procedures of state agencies. Asoka's conscientious team of lawyers/specialists provide legal assistance throughout the entire course of your business.

Competitive, clearly listed prices and fees
01.Trusted by 99% clients
02.Diverse and international investors
03.Competitive, clearly listed prices and fees

Lawyers and advisors 10+ years of experience

Our team of lawyers and advisors have 10+ years of experience in corporate legal and investment. Share with us your business intentions in Vietnam, and Asoka will help you enforce with a strong legal foundation.
Tâm Dương
Đặng Thành Tài
Huệ Trương
Vương Lê
Nguyễn Sơn Trà
Lê Bình
Đào Tiến Phong

Lawyer Tâm Dương

"Lawyer Tam Duong's strengths are capturing overview, planning strategies, and creativity. She makes problems simpler to solve and focuses on problem-solving through precise and flexible solutions."

198 cases booked

Working Experience

11-year experience in corporate and civil legal practices

Legal advisor for 30+ projects on art, commercial, and media.

Consulting on franchise and franchise dispute resolution

Representing clients in over 100 trials for businesses

Giving 100+ hour training on corporate/event-related legal matters.

Diploma & Language

Bachelor of Commercial Law, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law

Law Practice Certificate, Judicial Academy

Member of Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association

Member of Vietnam Bar Federation

Language: English/Vietnamese

Lawyer Đặng Thành Tài

Confident, dynamic, professional, and dedicated, Lawyer Tai always aims to provide the best protection for clients' legitimate rights and interests.

159 cases booked

Working Experience

10-year experience in consulting and representing clients in legal procedures related to business, investment and dispute resolution.

In-depth experience in trading, importing and ship registration.

Representing businesses to participate in over 100 trials.

Participating in over 200 hours of legal training for businesses.

Diploma & Language

Bachelor of Law - Ho Chi Minh City University of Law

Law Practice Certificate - Judicial Academy

Language: English/Vietnamese

Lawyer Huệ Trương

Honest. Conscientious. Enthusiastic.

88 cases booked

Working Experience

06 years of experience in consulting for foreign individuals and organizations investing in Vietnam.

Particularly experienced in cancer / molecular biology laboratory establishment.

Specializes in counseling for individuals & families immigrating and settling abroad, and carrying out procedures for consular legalization, marriage with foreign elements, temporary residence and working in Vietnam.

Diploma & Language

Bachelor of Law - Ho Chi Minh City University of Law

Certificate of graduation from Judicial Academy's law practice training course

Language: English/ Vietnamese

Lawyer Vương Lê

Decisive & determined. Thorough handling problems to protect maximum benefits for businesses.

156 cases booked

Working Experience

12 years of experience in corporate internal legislation.

Internal lawyer of Tan Hiep Phat, Fujifilm Vietnam Group. Current legislation director of Coca Cola Vietnam Group.

Extensive experience in establishing and operating legislation departments for large corporations.

Directly delivering consultation & training sessions on internal legislation and representing businesses to participate in litigation.

Diploma & Language

Bachelor of Civil Law - Ho Chi Minh City University of Law

Law Practice Certificate - Judicial Academy

Member of Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association

Member of Vietnam Bar Federation

Language: English/Vietnamese

Lawyer Nguyễn Sơn Trà

"Lawyer Son Tra focuses on practical solutions to resolve legal issues for clients."

163 cases booked

Working Experience

11-year experience in different legal fields: dispute resolution, debt collection, marriage and family.

Over 9-year experience collaborating with 2 big law firms: Baker McKenzie, and Phuoc & Partners.

Through bilingual communication in English and Vietnamese, providing effective legal support for major clients such as: Standered, ANZ, Shell Vietnam, Petronas Vietnam, General Motors Vietnam, Credit Reform, Maybank Kim Eng, Sika Vietnam, Nuplex Vietnam, Petec, and Schenker Vietnam.

Lawyer Representative for individuals/ businesses participating in over 60 litigation sessions.

Diploma & Language

Bachelor of Commercial Law - Ho Chi Minh City University of Law

Law Practice Certificate, Asset Management Officer Practice Certificate - Judicial Academy

Member of Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association

Member of Vietnam Bar Federation

Language: English/Vietnamese

Tax Advisor Lê Bình

Assertive and agile, Ms. Binh is always dedicated to her career and put clients' interests first.

119 cases booked

Working Experience

12-year experience in corporate tax, accounting consulting and training.

Consulting & providing services on Accounting and Tax for over 400 businesses in Commerce, Service, Construction, Hospitality, and Tourism.

Consulting on Labor, Salary, and Corporate Social Insurance for over 100 businesses.

Providing training in Accounting and actual Practical tax for over 500 learners.

Diploma & Language

Bachelor of Economics - HCMC University of Economics

Certified Public Accountant

Certified Chief Accountant

Language: Vietnamese/English

Lawyer Đào Tiến Phong

"I deliver legal services with passion and consult clients with sincerity."

133 cases booked

Working Experience

Phong has over 17 years working experience in business law practices (foreign investment, corporate & commercial, M&A, fintech, banking & finance, contract, labor, dispute resolution, etc...) and experienced in working with many kinds of investment projects and foreign investors such as distribution, construction, production, real estate, education, logistics projects….. 

Assistant Manager, Corporate Services – TMF Vietnam (from Netherlands) (2009-2015)

Senior Officer, Corporate Services - Grant Thornton, Vietnam (from UK) (2008-2009)

Head of Government Relation Division – InvestConsult Group, Vietnam (2006-2008)

Investment Consulting Expert – InvestConsult Group, Vietnam (2004-2006)

 

Diploma & Language

Bachelor Degree in Law – Ho Chi Minh City Law University

Lawyer Practising Permit – Vietnam Ministry of Justice

Bachelor Degree in Business Administration – Ho Chi Minh City Open University

Bachelor Degree in Foreign Language - Ho Chi Minh City Open University

Chief Accountant Certificate - Vietnam Ministry of Finance

Real Estate Brokerage Practising Permit – Vietnam Ministry of Construction

Real Estate Trading Floor Management Certificate 

Price Valuation Certificate – Ho Chi Minh City Economic University 

Import-export operation certificate  – Ho Chi Minh City Economic University 

Project Appraisal and Analysis Certificate 

Project Management Certificate

Pedagogical Certificate – Ha Noi Pedagogical University 

Practising Certificate of overseas study consulting skill

Language: English/Vietnamese

Feedbacks from our Clients

I contributed capital with a Vietnamese partner to establish a business of importing and exporting fashion clothes from Korea to Vietnam. Prior to establishment, we have been supported and answered questions by Asoka Law's lawyers and legal specialists. I am completely assured when doing business in Vietnam with the comprehensive support of Asoka Law.

MR. AN

Korean investor

MR. AN

Looking for additional support services after investment?

Wanting to stabilize your life after investing? Don't worry, we are ready to provide timely support solutions.
Employment Authorization Document

Employment Authorization Document

From 6.900.000 VND

Employment Authorization Document

For foreigner working in Vietnam

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Temporary Residence Card for investors

Temporary Residence Card for investors

From 6.900.000 VND

Temporary Residence Card for investors

For foreign investors living for a limited time in Vietnam

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Regular legal services

Regular legal services

From 4.600.000 VND

Regular legal services

For foreign enterprises in Vietnam in need of assistants, initial staff, and accountants

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Frequently asked Questions

Types of foreign investment into Vietnam
How many forms of foreign investment are there in Vietnam?

According to the Law on Investment 2014, there are four forms of investment in Vietnam: (1) establishing a new economic organization; (2) contributing capital to or purchasing shares, capital contributions from existing economic organizations; (3) signing PPP contracts with state agencies; and (4) signing BCC contracts with other investors.

Common types of foreign investment in Vietnam?

There are two common forms of investment for foreign individuals/ businesses into Vietnam, which are: setting up new businesses; or contributing capital, buying shares/ capital contributions at existing enterprises in Vietnam.

If I do business alone in Vietnam, which investment type should I choose?

If you want to decide on all activities related to business operation on your own, do not cooperate or contribute capital with anyone; instead, you should choose to establish a new economic organization. The appropriate company type for you is: Single-member limited liability company (SLLC).

Establishing new economic organizations
What kind of enterprise type can I establish in Vietnam?

There are 03 business types for you to choose when setting up economic organizations in Vietnam, including: sing member limited liability companies (each is owned by 01 individual/ organization), multi-member limited liability companies (each owned by 02-50 individuals/ organizations), and Joint Stock Companies (each owned by 03 individuals/ organizations or more).

Can I set up a company in Vietnam if I am a 15 year old foreigner?

No, you cannot. As regulated in the 2014 Law on Enterprises, "any individuals under 18 are not allowed to establish and manage businesses". This means, those under 18 years old cannot set up a company on their own (they are not considered adults).

Can foreigners invest into any business lines in Vietnam

No. In Vietnam, there are some business lines limiting foreign investment. You can check the list of business lines that are not subject to investment certificates or restrict investment on the Foreign Investment Agency's website or submit a request to Asoka Law for help.

Contributing capital and purchasing capital contribution
Which company type should I choose when contributing capital with a friend?

If you two agree to establish a business in Vietnam, then the most suitable company type for you is a multi-member limited liability company (MLLC).

Can foreigners buy capital contribution in Vietnamese companies in any fields?

No. In Vietnam, there are some business lines limiting foreign investment. You can check the list of business lines that are not subject to investment certificates or restrict investment on the Foreign Investment Agency's website or submit a request to Asoka Law for help.

In what ways can foreign investors contribute capital to economic organizations?

Foreign investors are allowed to contribute capital to economic organizations in Vietnam in the following three forms: (1) buying shares issued for the first time or additional shares issued by joint stock companies; (2) contributing capital to limited liability companies or partnerships; (3) contributing capital to other economic organizations.

Asoka Law's working method
How can I request a consulting session from Asoka Law?

Currently, Asoka Law provides 2 consulting methods: free consultation (by our client care unit) and paid consultation (by our respective lawyers). You can fill out an inquiry form that will be automatically emailed to the client care unit, or go to our Lawyer Consultation page to request a paid consultation.

Through which channels can I contact Asoka Law online?

You can chat directly with Asoka's client care unit via the chat box displayed on our website. Or: call - message via Hotline 096 191 4328 (zalo / viber / whatsapp). In addition, we also have accounts on facebook, youtube (name: Asoka Law), and email (consult@asokalaw.vn). You can choose the contact channel that best suits you. Upon receiving your requests, Asoka Law specialists will contact you back within 30 minutes (during working hours).

Can I go to Asoka Law's headquarter to request a direct consultation?

Yes, you can. However, you must register in advance with our client care unit or through our Lawyer Consultation page. Pre-registration is for us to properly arrange a Lawyer that best suits your requests. Also, face-to-face lawyer consultation is a form of paid consultation under Asoka Law's provisions.

We are proud to be a conscientious legal partner for +100 foreign investors successfully doing businesses in Viet Nam

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