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Starting a business in Vietnam

Plan Basics


Purchasing Products
All Distributors may purchase products directly from Amway Vietnam.

Bonus Payment
All Distributors eligible for a bonus will receive their bonuses directly from Amway Vietnam via a bank transfer to the Distributor’s bank account by the 15th of each month. Bank Forms are available from the RDC. It is recommended that an account be set up with Vietcom Bank.

PV/BV Transfers
PV/BV transfers are not allowed.

Performance Schedule

PV Perf. Bonus Level
10000           21%
7000             18%
4000             15%
2400             12%
1200              9%
600                6%

Retail Margin
Retail margin for Amway products averages 15%.

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Business Kit Purchasing
Business Kits may be purchased from a local sponsor or from Amway Vietnam

Business Kit Cost
250.000 VND (including VAT)

Who Can Be an Amway Vietnam Distributor?

– An Individual Vietnamese Citizen
– Husband and wife partnership, both Vietnamese Citizens
– Applicant must be 18 years of age and above
– Applicant may NOT be a full time student
– Legal entity and any other types of partnership are not allowed
– Number two businesses are not allowed for Foreigners

Distributors may purchase a Business Kit with application from Amway and assist their prospect in completing the application. Applications may only be submitted at Office / Amway Regional Distribution Center (RDC) by Vietnamese Distributors. They may submit on behalf of their downline distributors with the appropriate document (copy of Vietnamese ID cards and 3 photos – 3/4 cm of Applicant/ 2 of spouse, if applicable). The new distributor will receive a permanent Amway ID card and may purchase products from Amway immediately.

Business Type

Distributor:  A person who has signed an Amway Distributor Contract that has been accepted by Amway.  He/She is not an employee, a commercial representative, agent or broker of Amway. He/She buys and sells Amway products and services in his/her own name and on his/her own account. Certain Distributors may be referred to by other designations, such as Platinum, Emerald, Diamond, etc., in accordance with qualification awarded by Amway pursuant to conditions set forth in the Amway Sales and Marketing Plan and other official Amway literature.

RC (Registered Customer):  A person who just wants to use Amway products can sign up as RC with a distributor Upline. Sign up fee for RC is free. RC can order products at distributor price under distributor ADA number and PV will pass up to distributor as personal volume. RC can convert to distributor later, following the sign up process of Amway Vietnam. RC is not allowed to sell products, sponsor and will not receive any bonus. Auto renewal for RCs with any sales in the last 12 months.

Establish a Second Business

Vietnamese law prohibits the establishment of a number 2 businesses for foreigners.


how to order


– Orders may be placed by fax, Amtel, website
or at the Regional Distribution Center (RDC) in person.
– Products may only be picked up at the RDC in Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi, Hai Phong, Can Tho, Ca Mau, Da Nang, Vinh, Dong Nai. Pick up points are available in 33 provinces: Bac Kan, Bac Ninh, Ben Tre, Binh Phuoc, Binh Thuan, Cao Bang, Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Dien Bien, Ha Giang, Ha Nam, Ha Noi, Hoa Binh, Hung Yen, Lai Chau, Lam Dong, Lao Cai, Long An, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh, Ninh Thuan, Phu Tho, Quang Ninh, Son La, Tay Ninh, Thai Binh, Thai Nguyen, Tien Giang, Tra Vinh, Tuyen Quang, Vinh Phuc, Vung Tau, Yen Bai. If the value of ordering is 2,000,000 VND above, Distributor can use pick up point service.

Payment Methods

– Cash (VND)
– Bank transfer
– Online payment via


Business Kit Refunds
Only unopened business kits (in saleable condition) within 30 days, with receipt, will be accepted. Refund will be VND 225,000 (VND 250,000 kit price less 10% handling fee).

Refunds for resignation of business are accepted during the first six months from Application date, for a refund of VND 42,000, paid by cash transfer to the Distributor’s personal bank account.

Product Refunds
– For products with a manufacturing defect
– For excess product, unopened, saleable stock
– All returns must be accompanied with the tax invoice and packing list
Within 30 days

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Access Information

– Amtel
– Distributor can access to order product and check their PV as well.

Receive Bonus Payment
Bonuses are paid directly from Amway to the Distributor’s Vietnam bank account.

Banking requirements:
– Distributors are encouraged to set up bank account with Vietcombank, although other banks are accepted.
– Distributors will authorize Amway to credit bonus payment to the account by completing a Distributor Account Maintenance Form (available at RDC).
– A photocopy of bank card is submitted together with the Distributor Account Maintenance Form for verification purpose.


Renewals are one year from the month of processing your application. Renewal fee is 115,000 VND (with VAT). Late fee is 23,000 VND (with VAT).

Renewal Methods:
Distributor must submit a notice of Renewal, using the Renewal Form. Renewal is on an Anniversary basis (e.g Distributors who joined in March 2008 will need to renew in March 2009).

Payment Methods:
Renewal is accepted payment by cash or bank transfer (VND).


Amway Vietnam

21st Floor, Flemington Tower
Le Dai Hanh,
District 11
Ho Chi Minh City

Phone: 84-8-39529295
Fax: 84-8-39621649 (Public Website/MultiLingual) (Distributor Relations Email)

Opened February 2008