Patent Translation & Filing Requirements in Vietnam

Languages Allowable language(s) for specification upon filing to obtain filing date Vietnamese
Language(s) of translation (language(s) of procedure) N/A
PCT National/regional phase possible Yes
Time limit for entering national/regional phase 31 months (extension of 6 months available)
Time limit for filing translation Upon entry into the national phase
Paris Convention / Direct Time limit for filing translation N/A
Certification needed for translation N/A
Certified copy of priority application required Yes, within 3 months from filing
Translation of priority application required Upon request
Certification needed for translation of priority application Yes
EP Required translations N/A

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