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Circular No. 63/2023/TT-BTC dated October 16, 2023 of the Ministry of Finance on amendments to certain circulars prescribing fees and charges of Minister of Finance with the aim of encouraging the use of online public services

Date: 10/16/2023

 
THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
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THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No. 63/2023/TT-BTC
Hanoi, October 16, 2023
CIRCULAR
AMENDMENTS TO CERTAIN CIRCULARS PRESCRIBING FEES AND CHARGES OF MINISTER OF FINANCE WITH THE AIM OF ENCOURAGING THE USE OF ONLINE PUBLIC SERVICES
Pursuant to the Law on Fees and Charges dated November 25, 2015;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 14/2023/ND-CP dated April 20, 2023 defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Finance;
At the request of Director General of Tax Policy Department;
The Minister of Finance hereby promulgates a Circular on amendments to certain Circulars prescribing fees and charges of Minister of Finance with the aim of encouraging the use of online public services.
Article 1. Amendments to Article 3 of the Circular No. 148/2016/TT-BTC dated October 14, 2016 of the Minister of Finance providing for the fees for processing of applications for the license to use industrial explosives and the collection, transfer and management thereof
Clause 4 is added to Article 3 as follows:
“4. In the case where an organization submits an online application for the license to use industrial explosives:
a) From December 01, 2023 to December 31, 2025 inclusive, the fees shall be 90% (ninety percent) of the fees prescribed in clause 1 of this Article.
b) From January 01, 2026 onwards, the fees prescribed in clause 1 of this Article shall be applied.”
Article 2. Amendments to Article 4 of the Circular No. 245/2016/TT-BTC dated November 11, 2016 of the Minister of Finance providing for the fees for assessment of conformance to business requirements for occupational safety technical testing activities; occupational safety and health training activities and the collection, transfer and management thereof
Article 4 is amended as follows:
“Article 4. Fees
1. The fees for assessment of conformance to business requirements for occupational safety technical testing activities; occupational safety and health training activities are specified in the Fee schedule promulgated together with this Circular.
2. In the case where a public service provider or enterprise submits an online application for the certificate of eligibility to carry out occupational safety technical testing activities:
a) From January 01, 2024 to December 31, 2025 inclusive, the fees shall be 90% (ninety percent) of the fees prescribed in point a Section 1 of the Fee Schedule promulgated together with this Circular.
b) From January 01, 2026 onwards, the fees prescribed in point a Section 1 of the Fee Schedule promulgated together with this Circular shall be applied.”
Article 1. Amendments to Article 4 of the Circular No. 263/2016/TT-BTC dated November 14, 2016 of the Minister of Finance on fees and charges for industrial property and the collection, transfer, management and use thereof.
Clause 4 is added to Article 4 as follows:
“4. In the case where an organization or individual submits an online application for the protection of industrial property rights (including application for application for registration of protection of industrial property rights; issuance of protection certificates, certificates of registration of industrial property right assignment contracts; maintenance, extension, invalidation or annulment of certificates of industrial property right protection; issuance of industrial property representation service practicing certificates and declaration and registration of industrial property representative):
a) From January 01, 2024 to December 31, 2025 inclusive, the fees shall be 50% (fifty percent) of the fees prescribed in Section A of the Industrial property fee and charge schedule promulgated together with this Circular.
b) From January 01, 2026 onwards, the fees prescribed in Section A of the Industrial property fee and charge schedule promulgated together with this Circular shall be applied.”
Article 1. Amendments to Article 4 of the Circular No. 287/2016/TT-BTC dated November 15, 2016 of the Minister of Finance providing for fees and charges in atomic energy sector, and the collection, transfer and management thereof
Article 4 is amended as follows:
“Article 4. Fees and charges
1. The fees and charges in atomic energy sector are specified in the Fee and charge schedule promulgated together with this Circular.
2. If an organization or individual submits an online application for the license to perform radiation works or the certificate of eligibility to provide atomic energy application support services or for approval of internal or provincial nuclear and radiation emergency response plans (except for administrative procedures handled using the national or ASEAN single-window system):
a) From December 01, 2023 to December 31, 2025 inclusive, the fees shall be 90% (ninety percent) of the fees prescribed in clause 1 of this Article.
b) From January 01, 2026 onwards, the fees prescribed in clause 1 of this Article shall be applied.”
Article 5. Amendments to Article 4 of the Circular No. 25/2021/TT-BTC dated April 07, 2021 of the Minister of Finance providing for on fees and charges in immigration, transit and residence in Vietnam, and the collection, submission, management and use thereof
Clause 3 is added to Article 4 as follows:
“3. In the case where a Vietnamese citizen submits an online application for passport:
a) From January 01, 2024 to December 31, 2025 inclusive, the fees shall be 90% (ninety percent) of the fees prescribed in point 1 Section I of the Fee and charge schedule promulgated together with this Circular.
b) From January 01, 2026 onwards, the fees prescribed in point 1 Section I of the Fee and charge schedule promulgated together with this Circular shall be applied.”
Article 1. Amendments to Article 4 of the Circular No. 38/2022/TT-BTC dated June 24, 2022 of the Minister of Finance on fees for issuance of construction permits and fees for issuance of architecture practicing certificates, collection, payment, and transfer thereof
Clause 6 is added to Article 4 as follows:
“6. In the case where an organization submits an online application for issuance of certificate of construction capacity, an individual submits an online application for issuance of construction practicing certificate or a foreign submits an online application for issuance of construction permit:
a) From January 01, 2024 to December 31, 2025 inclusive, the fees shall be 80% (eighty percent) of the fees prescribed in clauses 1 and 3 of this Article.
b) From January 01, 2026 onwards, the fees prescribed in clauses 1 and 3 of this Article shall be applied.”
Article 1. Amendments to clause 1 Article 4 of the Circular No. 48/2022/TT-BTC dated August 03, 2022 of the Minister of Finance on fees for extracting and using information in the National Population Database, and the collection, submission, management and use thereof
Clause 1 of Article 4 is amended as follows:
“1. Fees for verifying citizen information and extracting information
a) From December 01, 2024 to December 31, 2025 inclusive, the fees shall be 50% (fifty percent) of the fees prescribed in Section I of the Appendix on Fees for extracting and using information in the National Population Database promulgated together with this Circular.
b) From January 01, 2026 onwards, the fees prescribed in Section I of the Appendix on Fees for extracting and using information in the National Population Database promulgated together with this Circular shall be applied.”
Article 8. Amendments to Article 3 of the Circular No. 37/2023/TT-BTC dated June 07, 2023 of the Minister of Finance on fees for driving tests; charges for issuance of driving licenses and certificates of operation of means of transport and charges for vehicle registration and issuance of license plates of special vehicles, rates, collection, transfer, management and use thereof
Article 3 is amended as follows:
“Article 3. Fees and charges
1. The fees for driving tests; charges for issuance of driving licenses and certificates of operation of means of transport and charges for vehicle registration and issuance of license plates of special vehicles are specified in the Fee and charge schedule promulgated together with this Circular.
2. If an organization or individual submits an online application for issuance, re-issuance or replacement of (national and international) driving license:
a) From December 01, 2023 to December 31, 2025, the charge of 115,000 dong/application shall be applied.
b) From January 01, 2026 onwards, the charges prescribed in the Fee and charge schedule promulgated together with this Circular shall be applied.”
Article 9. Implementation clause
1. This Circular comes into force from November 01, 2023.
2. Difficulties that arise during the implementation of this Circular should be promptly reported to the Ministry of Finance for consideration and instructions./.
PP. THE MINISTER
THE DEPUTY MINISTER
(Signed and sealed)



Cao Anh Tuan
(This translation is for reference only)



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