Business Licencing Fees

January 20, 2022 | Legal Updates

Business Licencing Fees in Vietnam

Who will pay business licencing  fee?

Licensing fee payers are the organizations and individuals engaging in business operation except the cases specified in Article 3 of the Decree No 139/2016/ND-CP, including:

1. The enterprises which are established under the regulations of law.

2. The organizations which are established under the Law on Cooperatives.

3. The public service providers which are established under the regulations of law.

4. The business organizations of the political organizations, the social – political organizations, the occupational – social organizations and people's armed units.

5. Other organizations which have their trade/production activities.

6. The branches, the representative offices of organizations specified in Paragraphs 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 of this Article (if any).

7. The individuals, groups of individuals and households that have their trade/production activities.

Rate of Licensing Fees


Charter Capital and invest Capital

Amount/ year


From 10 billions VND

VND 03 mil/ year


< 10 Billions VND

VND 02 mil/ year


The branches, representative offices, business location, public service providers and other business organizations

VND 01 mil/ year

Dealines for submission of declarations of Licencsing fees:

New businesses (except household businesses and individual businesses), including medium and small enterprises converted from household businesses) and existing businesses that establish new dependent units or business location shall submit the licensing fee declaration by January 30 of the year preceding the establishment or inauguration year.

In case capital in changed during the year, the licensing fee payer shall submit the declaration by January 30 of the year succeeding the year in which the change occurs.

Deadline to pay business licencing fees: Jan 30 Yearly

Pursuant to: 

139/2016/ND-CP Degree of Regulation on Licencing fees 

126/2020/ND-CP Degree of Elaboration of the law on tax administration

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