This time frame is only applied if the investor(s) enter a service contract for the production of an EIA report and mine reclamation plan.
Waiting time in queue:
Min. 5mn - Max. 10mn
Attention at counter:
Min. 20mn - Max. 30mn
Law on Environmental Protection No. 55/2014/QH13 dated 23/06/2014 by the National Assembly No. 13
articles 18, 19, 22
Decree 18/2015/ND-CP dated 14/02/2015 by the Government regulating environmental protection planning, strategic environmental assessment, environmental impact assessment and environmental protection plans
articles 12, 13, Appx.II
Decree 19/2015/ND-CP dated 14/02/2015 by the Government specifying the implementation of a number of articles of the Law on Environmental Protection No. 55/2014/QH13
Decree 80/2014/ND-CP dated 06/08/2014 by the Government on wastewater drainage and treatment
Circular 26/2011/TT-BTNMT dated 18/07/2011 by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment specifying some articles of Decree 29/2011/ND-CP dated 18/04/2011 by the Government re strategic environment assessments, environment impact assessments, environmental protection commitments.
articles 10, 12.
Investors should refer to Appendix II, Decree 18/2015/ND-CP above to know if they need to produce an environment impact assessment report. Only environment protection commitment is required if your project does not fall into this list.
Investors are eligible for preparing the environment impact assessment (EIA) report themselves if they employ adequate number of qualified environmental engineers and equipment in compliance with Article 13 of Decree 18/2015/ND-CP re strategic environment assessments, environment impact assessment reports and environment protection plans. If not, they need to enter a service contract with a capable environmental engineering service provider for the production of an EIA report. The cost for this type of service is between VND 70 to 140 million.
Who certified this information ?
Ngoc Anh PHAN, Deputy Director,