THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 57/2000/QD-BTC

Hanoi, May 20, 2000

 

DECISION

ISSUING THE CIVIL STATUS REGISTRATION FEE LEVELS

THE MINISTER OF FINANCE

Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 15/CP of March 2, 1993 on the tasks, powers and State management responsibilities of the ministries and ministerial-level agencies;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 178/CP of October 28, 1994 on the tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Finance;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 184/CP of November 30, 1994 stipulating the procedures for marriage, claim of out-of-wedlock children, child adoption, and sponsorship between Vietnamese citizens and foreigners;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 83/1998/ND-CP of October 10, 1998 on civil status registration;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 04/1999/ND-CP of January 30, 1999 on charges and fees belonging to the State budget;
After obtaining the opinions of the Ministry of Justice (Official Dispatch No. 163/TP-HT of January 31, 2000) as well as the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Official Dispatch No. 06-CV/NG-LS-PL of January 4, 2000) and at the proposal of the General Director of Tax,

DECIDES:

Article 1.- To issue together with this Decision the Table of civil status registration fee levels. The fee levels stipulated in the Table cover also expenses for dossiers related to the civil status management work.

Article 2.- Payers of fees prescribed in this Decision are persons for whom the competent State agencies perform civil status-related work according to the provisions of law.

Article 3.- The competent State agencies performing the function of State management over civil status and also organizing the collection of civil status fees include:

1. The commune/ward/district township People�s Committees, which are allowed to collect fees at the levels specified in Section A of the Table of fee levels.

2. The Justice Services of the provinces and centrally-run cities, which shall collect fees at the levels specified in Section B of the Table of fee levels.

3. The Vietnamese overseas diplomatic missions and consulates, which shall collect fees at the levels specified in Section C of the Table of fee levels.

The commune/ward/district township People’s Committees and the Justice Services of the provinces and centrally-run cities shall collect civil status registration fees in Vietnam Dong; Vietnamese overseas diplomatic missions and consulates shall collect fees in US dollar or local currency at the exchange rate announced by the host country at the collection time.

Article 4.- The fee-collecting agencies are allowed to temporarily deduct 30% of the actually collected fee amount and remit the remainder (70%) into the State budget. The temporarily deducted amount must be incorporated into the annual budget estimates and used according to the prescribed regime. At the end of each year, any unused amount must be remitted into the State budget. The collecting agencies shall have to organize the collection, remittance and management of fees according to the provisions in the Government’s Decree No. 04/1999/ND-CP of January 30, 1999 on charges and fees belonging to the State budget and the Ministry of Finance’s Circular No. 54/1999/TT-BTC of May 10, 1999 guiding the implementation thereof.

Article 5.- This Decision takes effect 15 days after its signing and replaces the provisions on civil status fees in Joint Circular No. 33/TT-LB of April 24, 1995 of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Justice prescribing the collection, remittance, management and use of fees for marriage registration, recognition of marriage, claim of out-of-wedlock children, registration of child adoption and recognition of child adoption between Vietnamese citizens and foreigners and in Joint Circular No. 83/TTLB of October 4, 1993 of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs prescribing the collection of foreign consul charges and fees.

Article 6.- Organizations and individuals subject to payment of fees and concerned agencies shall have to implement this Decision.

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOR THE MINISTER OF FINANCE
VICE MINISTER





Pham Van Trong

 

 

 

TABLE

 

OF CIVIL STATUS REGISTRATION FEE LEVELS
(Issued together with Decision No. 57/2000/QD-BTC of April 20, 2000 of the Minister of Finance)

 

Ordinal number

Work description

Calculation unit

Fee level per case

A

Fee levels applicable to the civil status registration at the

 

 

 

commune/ward/district township People’s Committees

 

 

1

Birth

- Birth registration

- Overdue registration of birth

- Re-registration of birth

 

dong

dong

dong

 

3,000

3,000

5,000

2

Marriage

- Marriage registration

- Re-registration of marriage

 

dong

dong

 

10,000

20,000

3

Death

- Overdue registration of death

- Re-registration of death

 

dong

dong

 

3,000

5,000

4

Child adoption

- Registration of child adoption

- Re-registration of child adoption

 

dong

dong

 

10,000

20,000

5

Claim of fathers, mothers or children

- Registration of claim of father, mother or child

 

dong

 

10,000

6

Other civil status registration work

- Issuing copies of civil status papers from the master registers

- Certifying civil status papers

- Inscribing in the civil status registers the divorce, determination of fathers, mothers or children, change of nationality, missing, loss of civil act capacity, restriction of civil act capacity, cancellation of illegal marriages, restriction of parents’ rights toward their minor children, and other events prescribed by law.

- Inscribing in the registers the civil status works already registered at the overseas Vietnamese diplomatic missions or consulates or issued by the foreign competent agencies.

 

dong

dong

dong

 

 

 

 

dong

 

2,000VND per copy

3,000

5,000

 

 

 

 

5,000

B

Fee levels applicable to the civil status registration at the People’s Committees of the provinces and centrally-run cities

 

 

1

Birth

- Birth registration

- Overdue registration of birth

- Re-registration of birth

 

 

dong

dong

 

25,000

25,000

50,000

2

Marriage

- Marriage registration

- Re-registration of marriage

 

dong

dong

 

500,000

1,000,000

3

Death

- Overdue registration of death

- Re-registration of death

 

dong

dong

 

25,000

50,000

4

Child adoption

- Registration of child adoption

- Re-registration of child adoption

 

dong

dong

 

1,000,000

2,000,000

5

Claim of out-of-wedlock children

- Registration of claim of out-of-wedlock children

 

dong

 

1,000,000

6

Change or rectification of civil status, re-determination of nationality

- Registration of change or rectification of civil status, re-determination of nationality

 

 

dong

 

 

25,000

7

Other civil status registration work

- Issuing copies of civil status papers from the master registers

- Certifying civil status papers

- Inscribing in the civil status registration registers the divorce, determination of fathers, mothers or children, change of nationality, missing, loss of civil act capacity, restriction of civil act capacity, cancellation of illegal marriages, restriction of parents’ rights toward their minor children, and other events prescribed by law.

- Inscribing in the registers the civil status changes already registered at foreign competent bodies.

 

dong

dong

dong

 

 

 

 

dong

 

5,000VND per copy

10,000

20,000

 

 

 

 

50,000

C

Fee levels applicable at overseas Vietnamese diplomatic missions and consulates

 

 

1

Birth

- Birth registration

- Overdue registration of birth

- Re-registration of birth

 

USD

USD

USD

 

5

5

10

2

Marriage

- Marriage registration

- Re-registration of marriage

 

USD

USD

 

50

100

3

Death

- Overdue registration of death

- Re-registration of death

 

USD

USD

 

5

10

4

Child adoption

- Registration of child adoption

- Re-registration of child adoption

 

USD

USD

 

100

200

5

Claim of fathers, mothers, children

- Registration of claim of fathers, mothers or children

 

USD

 

100

6

Rectification of surnames, first names, middle names, birth dates

- Registration of rectification of surnames, first names, middle names, birth dates

 

 

USD

 

 

50

7

Other civil status registration work

- Issuing copies of civil status papers from the master registers

- Issuing and certifying papers for carrying out the procedures for marriage registration, child adoption, guardianship at foreign competent bodies

- Issuing and certifying other civil status papers

- Inscribing in the registers civil status-related changes resulted from marriage, child adoption, divorce and termination of child adoption already registered with foreign competent bodies.

- Re-registering civil status events occurring overseas already registered by the foreign competent authorities for Vietnamese citizens

 

USD

USD

 

 

USD

 

USD

 

USD

 

1 USD per copy

50

 

 

5

 

5

 

5