Land classification in Vietnam that foreigners need to know

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Land law 2013

Some definitions related to land classification in Vietnam that foreigners need to know

Accordingly, Land use master plan means the distribution and zoning of land by use space to serve the objectives of socio-economic development; national defense; security; environmental protection and climate change adaptation based on the land potential and land use demands of all sectors and fields; for each socio-economic region or administrative unit in a given period of time.

In addition, Land use plan means the division of a land use master plan according to periods of time for implementation during the period of the land use master plan.

Land use master plan map is a map made at the beginning of a planning period; which demonstrates the distribution of various types of land at the end of that planning period.

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Land classification in Vietnam that foreigners need to know

Commercial and service land, land for non-agricultural production establishments


Accordingly, Article 153 of the 2013 Land Law, Commercial and service land includes land for construction of commercial and service establishments and other works in service of business, commerce and services. Then, Land for non-agricultural production establishments includes land for construction of non-agricultural production establishments located outside industrial parks, industrial clusters, and export processing zones.

Then, Commercial and service land use, the land of non-agricultural production establishments must conform to master plans, plans on land use, urban construction plannings, construction plannings of rural residential quarters already approved by competent state agencies and other relevant regulations. regulations on environmental protection.

In addition, Economic organizations, households and individuals using land for commercial or service purposes; so land for non-agricultural production establishments through the form of land lease by the State; receive land use right transfer, lease land, sublease land, receive capital contribution with land use rights from economic organizations, households, other individuals, overseas Vietnamese; sublease land associated with infrastructure of foreign-invested enterprises.

Then, Overseas Vietnamese using land for commercial and service purposes; land for non-agricultural production establishments through the form of land lease by the State; lease or sub-lease land from other economic organizations, households, individuals, and overseas Vietnamese; sublease land associated with infrastructure of foreign-invested enterprises. Overseas Vietnamese who are specified in Clause 1, Article 186 of this Law may also inherit or be given land use rights as a ground for construction of non-agricultural and commercial production establishments. , service.

Finally, Foreign-invested enterprises using commercial and service land; land for non-agricultural production establishments through the form of land lease by the State; lease or sub-lease land from economic organizations or overseas Vietnamese; sublease land associated with infrastructure of foreign-invested enterprises.

Land for the production of building materials and ceramics.


Article 154 Land Law 2013, land for production of building materials and pottery includes land, land with water surface for exploitation of raw materials and land for processing and production of building materials and pottery.

The use of land to exploit raw materials for the production of bricks, tiles and pottery must take advantage of hilly soils, uncultivated mounds, wastelands, riverbeds or ponds and lakes that need to be deepened, and land along rivers. no agricultural production, dyke land no longer in use, land due to field improvement.

In addition, Land and land with water surface for the exploitation of raw materials shall be leased by the State to households and individuals permitted to exploit raw materials for the production of building materials and pottery; for economic organizations, overseas Vietnamese and foreign-invested enterprises, they are allowed to carry out investment projects on exploitation of raw materials for the production of building materials and ceramics.

Land used as ground for production of building materials and ceramics belongs to the type of land for non-agricultural production and business with the prescribed land use regime such as commercial land, service land, land for non-agricultural production establishments. in Article 153 of this Law.

Related questions

What means of land parcel?

So, Land parcel means a land area delimited by boundaries determined in the field or described in records.

What means of land use plan?

So, Land use plan means the division of a land use master plan according to periods of time for implementation; during the period of the land use master plan.

What means of land use master?

So, Land use master plan means the distribution; and zoning of land by use space to serve the objectives of socio-economic development; national defense; security; environmental protection and climate change adaptation; based on the land potential and land use demands of all sectors and fields; for each socio-economic region or administrative unit in a given period of time.

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