Conditions for trading in veterinary technical services in Vietnam

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Today, not only Vietnamese people but also many foreign organizations and individuals want to convey the message of animal love to the world. So, LSX Lawfirm will give you an article about: “Conditions for trading in veterinary technical services in Vietnam”, as follows:

Law on veterinary medicine 2015

Law on investment 2020

Decree No. 35/2016/ND-CP

Veterinary technical services means?

Accordingly, it is a general term used to describe the business activities of units; organizations; and businesses; but not the form of creating tangible goods. For a service business, it is selling services directly to consumers or to other businesses. The veterinary services business is now operating globally, and it receives customer interaction every day.

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Conditions for trading in veterinary technical services in Vietnam

Firstly, according to Article 6 of Investment Law 2020, veterinary technical services is not banned business line.

Secondly, types of veterinary technical service business:


– Firstly, vaccination, treatment, animal surgery; consulting activities related to the field of veterinary medicine.

– Secondly, examination, diagnosis and testing of animal diseases.

– Thirdly, trading in veterinary drugs.

– Finally, producing, testing, exporting and importing veterinary drugs.

Conditions for providing veterinary technical services

Staff capacity

  • Having a certificate of veterinary practice suitable for each type of veterinary practice
  • Have professional ethics
  • Be healthy enough to practice.

Appropriate facilities related to conditions for trading in veterinary technical services in Vietnam

Meet the following professional conditions


a) Practitioners of animal diagnosis, treatment, surgery, consultancy activities related to the field of veterinary medicine
  • At least have an intermediate degree in veterinary medicine; animal husbandry or veterinary medicine, or an intermediate degree in aquaculture, aquatic pathology, for aquatic veterinary practice.
b) Animal vaccination practitioners
  • So, must have a certificate of graduation from a technical training class issued by a competent state management agency at the provincial level. It related to conditions for trading in veterinary technical services in Vietnam.
c) The person in charge of the technique of the medical examination and diagnosis surgery establishment
  • So, must have a university degree or higher majoring in veterinary medicine; animal husbandry or aquaculture, aquatic pathology for aquatic veterinary practice.
d) Drug dealers
  • So, must have an intermediate or higher degree in veterinary medicine; animal husbandry or veterinary medicine, or an intermediate degree in aquaculture, aquatic pathology, for the practice of aquatic veterinary medicine.
e) The person in charge of the technique of the facility testing, exporting or importing veterinary drugs is prescribed as follows
  • Firstly, establishments testing; then exporting and importing veterinary drugs for terrestrial animals must have a bachelor’s degree or higher in veterinary medicine, animal husbandry; veterinary medicine, a pharmacist, a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy chemistry, chemistry, or biology. learn;
  • Secondly, establishments testing, exporting and importing veterinary drugs for aquatic animals must have a bachelor’s degree or higher in aquaculture; then aquatic pathology, a pharmacist, a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy or chemistry, biological.
f) The person in charge of the technique of the facility manufacturing and testing veterinary drugs is prescribed as follows
  • Firstly, establishments manufacturing and testing drugs that are pharmaceutical drugs used in veterinary medicine for terrestrial animals must have a university degree; or higher in veterinary medicine; pharmacist or pharmaceutical chemistry; used in veterinary medicine for aquatic animals must have a university degree; or higher majoring in aquaculture, aquatic pathology, pharmacist or pharmaceutical chemistry.
  • Secondly, establishments manufacturing and testing drugs that are vaccines, biological products; then microorganisms or chemicals used in veterinary medicine for terrestrial animals must have a university degree or higher in veterinary medicine, animal husbandry; then or veterinary medicine pharmacist, bachelor of pharmaceutical chemistry, chemistry, biology; or also used in veterinary medicine for aquatic animals must have a university degree or higher majoring in aquaculture; aquatic pathology, biology, pharmacist, bachelor’s degree in pharmacy or chemistry.

Related questions about conditions for trading in veterinary technical services in Vietnam

International cooperation in veterinary medicine

The international cooperation in veterinary medicine includes:
a) The conclusion and implementation of international veterinary agreements to which the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a contracting party.
b) The cultivation of human resources; scientific research, technology transfer; exchange of information and experience in terms of veterinary medicine;
c) Support in resources.
Department of Animal Health shall be the central agency in performing international cooperation in terms of veterinary medicine according to the assignment of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural development.

System of veterinary authorities?

The system of veterinary authorities includes:
a) Departments of Animal Health affiliated to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development;
b) Veterinary divisions affiliated to Services of Agriculture and Rural development of provinces (hereinafter referred to as veterinary authorities provincial veterinary authorities);
c) Veterinary stations of districts, city affiliated to provinces and equivalent administrative units (hereinafter referred to as veterinary authorities veterinary authorities of districts).
Pursuant to the requirements for veterinary activities in administrative division and capability of resources balancing in local area, the People’s Committee of provinces shall request the People’s Council of provinces to consider and decide the arrangement of veterinary staff of communes.
The Government shall provide guidance on the regulations in this Article and issue policies for veterinary staff of communes.

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