Investment registration certificate means a paper or an electronic document acknowledging information on an investment project registered by an investor.
Investment projects of foreign investor, foreign owned capital company that foreign investors hold 51% or more of charter capital are cases for which investment registration certificates are required.
Procedures for grant of investment registration certificates
For investment projects subject to investment policy decision, investment registration agencies shall grant investment registration certificates to investors within 5 working days after receiving investment policy decisions. 
For investment projects not subject to investment policy decision, the investors shall submit application file for investment registration certificates to the investment registration agency;  Within 15 days after receiving a complete application file, the investment registration agency shall grant an investment registration certificate. In case of refusal, it shall issue a written reply clearly stating the reason to the investor.