AmCham Vietnam was licensed by the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City on September 19, 1998 as an “international business association” on the basis of the Decree of the Government Promulgating the Regulations on the Establishment of International Business Associations in Vietnam, Decree No. 8/1998/ND-CP, 22 Jan 98. According to the decree and AmCham’s Charter, companies must be legally established in Vietnam, including representative offices, foreign-invested enterprises, or branch offices and must submit their business licenses demonstrating their status as part of the Membership Application. Membership applicants must submit the following items:
- AmCham HCMC Membership Application Form (DOC | PDF)
- Copy of ID page of Passport (to show citizenship)
- Copy of Representative Office License, FDI License, or Branch Office License indicating that the applicant is legally established in Vietnam
- Copy of contract or letter proving that the applicant is working for non-profit organization (When renewing, applicants have to sign the declaration form of employment.)
The completed Membership Application documents can be sent by email to Ms. Sam Hoang or by fax to +84 28 3824 3572.