Characteristics of the electronic invoice in Vietnam

Vietnam will make the electronic invoice mandatory in July 2022. This new deadline was implemented to give companies more time to prepare for the adoption of the new system, since originally it was meant to be in 2020. Special circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have made the government delay the deadline by two years. 

Tax Authority

Tax Authority

General Department of Taxation - GDT.

Obligation

Obligation

All taxpayers that issue paper invoices must issue electronic invoice by July 1st 2022. 

All taxpayers that issue paper invoices must issue electronic invoice by July 1st 2022.

Format

XML format.

Digital Signature

Digital Signature

Mandatory.

Archiving

Archiving

Electronic invoices must be archived securely for 5 years.

Required Administrative Transactions

Required Administrative Transactions

Fiscal Control

Fiscal Control

A unique identification code from the tax authority must be included to validate invoices. 

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Common questions

Yes, EDICOM’s global invoicing solution is certified by the Vietnamese tax authority. Guaranteeing the exchange of electronic invoices with the tax authority and complying with the technical and legal requirements in the country. 

EDICOM’s clients do not need to generate the identification codes, since EDICOM’s electronic invoicing solution in Vietnam is certified by the government.