The Government has issued Decree No. 40/2018/NĐ-CP on management of multi-level marketing activities.
An organization registering for multi-level marketing activitiesmust meet seven following conditions:
1 –It is an enterprise which is established in Viet Nam in line with its regulations and has not had multi-level marketing certificates withdrawn
2 – Charter capital worth more than VND10 billion
3 – Partnership members, for partnerships; private enterprise owners; members, for limited liability companies; founding shareholders, for joint stock companies; and at-law representatives, for limited liability and joint stock companies, must be those who have not held one of the above positions at a multi-level marketing business which has its multi-level marketing registration certificate under Decree No. 42/2014/NĐ-CP on management of multi-level marketing activities and this Decree.
4 – It opens an escrow account at a commercial bank or a branch of a foreign bank operating in Viet Nam
5 – It has rules of operation, bonus payment program and basic training program in accordance with the Decree.
6 – It has an information technology management system of participants, a website providing information about businesses and operation of its multi-level marketing activities
7 – It has a system to receive and address obstacles and denouncement of its participants
The enterprise must end its multi-level marketing activities in the following cases:
1 – The enterprise registration certificate is invalid and not extended,
2 – The enterprise itself ends multi-level marketing activities,
3 – The enterprise registration certificate is revoked by authorized agencies.