On January 11, 2022, the Minister of Finance promulgates the Circular No. 02/2022/TT-BTC prescribing the rates, collection, remittance, management and use of the appraisal charges for grant of environmental permits by central agencies.
Accordingly, the appraisal charge for the grant, re-grant of environmental permits is prescribed as follows:
- For group-I projects or establishments (except for projects): VND 50 million/permit;
- For group-II projects or establishments; or projects or establishments located in the area of 02 or more provincial-level administrative units or located on the sea where the administrative management responsibility of provincial-level People's Committee has not yet been determined: VND 45 million/permit.
The appraisal charge for adjustment of environmental permits: VND 15 million/permit/project/establishment...
In case projects or establishments submit an application for the grant, re-grant or adjustment of environmental permits with many contents requested to be licensed: The charge rate shall be determined as the highest charge for the project or establishment specified at Points 1, 2 and 3 of the Tariff of appraisal charge for grant environmental permits issued with the Circular 02.
The charge payer shall pay the appraisal charge within 10 working days from the date of submitting the dossier of request for a grant, re-grant or adjustment of the environmental permit.
The charge shall be remitted directly to the charge-collecting organization or remitted into its State Treasury account of charges pending remittance into the state budget. By the 5th of every month at the latest, the charge-collecting organization shall deposit the collected charge amount in the previous month to its State Treasury account of charges pending remittance into the state budget.This Circular takes effect on January 11, 2022.