Barney &

Supporting you with everything you need to know about starting, running, and growing your business in Vietnam. From company registration to general compliance and growth strategies: Barney & Marijn are on your side. 

Together we can speak English, Vietnamese, French and Dutch.

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Barney: has a strong business background, specialising in business start up and strategy consulting with over 9 years experience. 

Marijn: holds a Master’s degree in Law, speaks several languages, and has worked for many years in Vietnam’s legal field. 

Together: they have supported over 100 companies to successfully register and run in Vietnam. They have worked around the country, and they have a very strong network of business professionals.

Barney and Marijn will provide you with clear, practical, and realistic advice.

What their clients say:

I highly recommend Barney and Marijn. These guys have gone the extra mile to help me get my business set up here in Vietnam. Really fast communications, and professional as well. Thanks again guys!

AJ Cassata Founder of ©Your Next Sales Call

Barney and Marijn are really competent and professional. I could not imagine a better partner to set up a company here in Vietnam. The communication is easy, the processes are fast and the support awesome. I will use their services for a long time.

Tizian Reutter Co-Founder of DesignSimple &
CEO of eBizFast

Incredibly insightful and informative - Barney and Marijn have helped me in the process of establishing myself and my business within Vietnam - I appreciate and would recommend them very much!

Richard Watson Founder of Augmented Hype

Their services:

Vietnam business start up consultation

For entrepreneurs and investors who are new to the Vietnamese market

$ 154.95 +10% VAT
  • > 24 hours in advance booking.
  • 1 hour session.
  • Meeting via online video call.
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During this business start up meeting, we can discuss any topic that you would like to know about. For example:

  • Doing business,
  • Starting a business, 
  • Running a business in Vietnam,
  • Market entry requirements,
  • Administrative procedures, 
  • Capital requirements, 
  • Legal structures, Basic accounting and taxation,
  • Time frames, 
  • Costs of doing business, 
  • Residence, 
  • Real estate, 
  • Work permits and visas, 
  • Business opportunities, 
  • Recruitment, 
  • Networking, 
  • Etcetera.

If you are very new to the Vietnamese market, then Barney and Marijn will take you step by step through what it takes to start a business in Vietnam.

Project - specific consultation

For those who want to delve into the details of their specific project

$ 224.95 +10% VAT
  • > 3 days in advance booking.
  • 1 hour session.
  • Meeting via online video call.
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This service is meant for entrepreneurs and investors who are not completely new to the Vietnamese market anymore. They already have a specific project, which they either want to get started, or which they would like to move forward and develop.

In order to make the meeting extra efficient, please book this service at least 3 business days in advance, and let Barney and Marijn know (via message or via the booking form) what your project is, and which questions you would like to have answered.

Here are some examples of topics that could be discussed, but of course there are many more:

  • Sector – specific registration requirements, 
  • Administrative procedures, 
  • Capital requirements, 
  • Legal structures,
  • Financial solutions, 
  • Basic accounting and taxation, 
  • General compliance,
  • Time frames and costs of doing business,
  • Residence, 
  • Real estate, Work permits and visas,
  • Recruitment, 
  • Networking,
  • Etcetera.

Legal report by Vietnamese law firm

For entrepreneurs and investors who also want to know the legalities

$ 124.95 +10% VAT
  • > 5 days in advance booking.
  • Written in English, sent via e-mail
  • Prepared by our trusted partner law firm
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Barney and Marijn are foremost business consultants. Marijn has a background in International Law, but there may still be questions and topics that they recommend to researched in detail or confirmed by a qualified Vietnamese law firm.

Over the years, they have developed a very good relation with a reputable Vietnamese law firm. So as an extra service for their Clients, they can now offer this legal report service.

If you list your legal questions, then they will make sure that you will have them answered by their Vietnamese law firm partner in around 3 – 5 business days. You can request pretty much any (business) legal topic!

  • Within 3 – 5 days, you will receive a written legal report in English, including:
  • Recommendations about the legal feasibility of your business plans, 
  • Overview of the relevant requirements and procedures,
  • If applicable: a quotation including estimated time frame and fees.

Ongoing consultation (customized)

For entrepreneurs and investors looking for ongoing support

* message for a quotation
  • Anytime.
  • Monthly support packages available upon request.
  • Fixed hourly support fee is possible.
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Some Clients are looking for long – term support with their business project(s). Barney and Marijn together have lots of business experience, and they have developed a very strong network of professional service providers around Vietnam.

Amon other things, they can support you with:

  • Ongoing business consulting,
  • Recruitment,
  • Representation,
  • Sourcing,
  • Quality control, 
  • Logistics, 
  • Storage location finding, 
  • Networking, 
  • Partner search, 
  • Business development, 
  • Marketing and sales support, 
  • Translation, and 
  • Much more.

This kind of support does not fit in the other services that are listed here. So if you are looking for ongoing support, they recommend you to send them a message via one of the yellow buttons, and let them know what you are looking for. They will always get back to you within 24 hours in order to discuss how they can support you.

This could be project based, or a fixed hourly fee, or a monthly service package. This is flexible, and it depends mostly on your project, and on your wishes. So let them know to see what is possible!

Looking for something else?

Just send Barney and Marijn a message via the yellow button below.

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