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Vietnam Civil Cryptography Trading License (Dealer License) and Import Permit for encryption products and services

  25/06/2019

EXTENDMAX - Pursuant to Law No. 86/2015/QH13 on Cyber Security and Decree 58/2016/ND-CP (amended and supplemented by Decree 73/2018/ND-CP), data encryption products is required to obtain below licenses and permit to be imported to Vietnam

(1) Civil Cryptography Products Trading License (Dealer License)

(2) Civil Cryptography Products Import Permit

Common data encryption products under the above license are: Firewall, Sercurity Router, Security Gateway, Appliances having encryptions functions, ITE used in Bank infrastructure, Appliance and ITE used in VOIP systems, Security smart phone....

1. Requirement and procedure to obtain Civil Cryptography Products and Services Trading License for encryption products

a/ Requirements for Civil Cryptography Products and Services Trading License application:

Importer / Dealer must meet below requirements and conditions in order to be granted trading license by Government Cipher Department:

► Meet requirements on qualification of technical team (engineer and manager):

- Having at least 02 technical engineers having appropriate education degrees which is one of electronic, tele-communication, cyber security, information and technology, or mathematics degree.

- Having at least a manager having appropriate education degrees which is one of electronic, tele-communication, cyber security, information and technology, or mathematics degree. If not one of the list degrees, the manager must be trained and obtain a license on Cyber Security

Requirements are lower if applicant applies for Civil Cryptography Product Trading License only and requirements are higher if applicant applies for both Civil Cryptography Products and Services Trading License

 Meet requirements on infrastructure including working space, equipment, functional departments suitable for targeted sale volume of cryptography product and services  

 Having technical plan meet requirements of national technical regulations and technical standards

 Have suitable business plan

b/ Application doosier:

(1) Application letter

(2) A copy of Vietnam Business Registration License or Investment License or equivalent

(3) Copies of Education Degrees and certificates of technical team and manager(s)

(4) Technical plan for applied scope

(5) Cyber security plan for applied scope

(6) Business plan for applied scope

c/ Licensing Authority

- After preparing applications dossier, applicant send a hard copy set of application dossier to National Agency of Cryptography And Information Security (NACIS) of Government Cipher Department under Vietnam Ministry of Defense

- Process to review application documents should take around 1 month – 2 months depending how well the application documents were prepared.

Civil Cryptography Products and Services Trading License has validity of 10 years. If license holder would like to modify, add more products/services scope, license holder need to apply for license modification. After having the trading license, importer shall have also apply for import permit for importing encryption products 

2. Requirement and procedure to obtain Civil Cryptography Product import / export permit

- Import Permit application letter

- A copy of Civil Cryptography Products (and Services) Trading License

- A copy of Type Approval certificate for Civil Cryptography Products according to Ministry of Defense technical regulation(s) (not implemented but soon be in 2020)

Civil Cryptography Products import permit used to be granted at 02 years validity but now the Authority only grants import permit at 01 year validity since early of 2019.

3. Preview of Civil Cryptography Products (and Services) Trading License and Import / Export Permit

 

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