Export Footwear from Vietnam to United States
With many years of experience in handling exporting Footwear, in this article, Logistics HP Global summarizes the contents related to exporting Footwear from Vietnam to United States: Vietnam’s governmental management policy on exporting Footwear; Export procedures for Footwear; Taxes on exporting Footwear;…
Currently, footwear exports are mostly in two main forms: processing for foreign enterprises or importing materials to produce products and then export them.
HS code of Footwear
In order to properly determine policies, procedures of the export, one of the first thing needed to determine is the HS code of the commodity.
For footwear, you can refer to the HS code in the article Footwear HS Codes
The classification of a product to a certain HS code is based on the nature, composition, …. of the actual exported commodity at the export time, based on catalogue, technical documents (if any) or /and decided by the Customs Department of Commodity Verification. The actual inspection results of the Customs and announcement by the Customs Department of Commodity Verification are legal basis for applying HS code to exported good. Exporters are ultimately responsible for ensuring that the products are correctly classified.
Our above advised HS codes are for reference only.
For more information about this content, please refer to the article Definition of HS code in Vietnam
Ban on Import, export
According to the current regulation, Footwear is not in the List of prohibited Exports from Vietnam, so the enterprise can do the export procedure pursuant to current stipulations.
For more information, read the article List of prohibited exports from Vietnam
Policy on exported Footwear
Governmental management on Footwear
There isn’t no any special governmental management policy on Exporting Footwear.
However, there are some notes:
- For genuine leather footwear, it is necessary to determine which animal skin is included in the list of wildlife species of CITIES 2017? If it is in the Cities list, it will be difficult to export to United States, especially it could be in the list of goods banned from import of United States.
- For processed goods, the processing contract must be declared with the customs.
Customs procedure of Export Footwear from Vietnam
With no special governmental management policy, customs procedure of exporting Footwear from Vietnam is the same as other common commodities.
For processed commodities, it is necessary to supplement the processing contract to declare with the customs.
Shipping mark for export Footwear
For exports, to ensure the smoothness of transportation and customs procedures, Enterprise should have sufficient shipping mark.
Certificate of origin Footwear
The Vietnamese government does not require exporter to make Vietnam origin for exports. However, in many cases, buyers will require the exporter to provide a Certificate of Origin in Vietnam. In that case, exporter need to apply for Form B of Certificate of Origin, confirm the origin of goods from Vietnam.
Customs Duties on exporting Footwear
VAT on exporting Footwear: pursuant to current stipulations, VAT on exported commodity is 0%
Export duty: Footwear is not in Vietnam’s nomenclature of taxable exports, therefore, the exporters do not have to pay export tax.
See List of taxable export commodity in Vietnam Here
Shipping cost and time for exporting Footwear
Shipping costs and transportation time are closely related. Depending on the nature of the commodity and requirement of the shipment, international transportation mode can be by sea, air, road, rail and express delivery. The enterprise should consider to make the most appropriate decision.
For more detailed advice on Export procedures, shipping methods and estimate for the full shipping cost, please contact us – Service Provider for exporting Footwear
Hp Global Company Limited
Freight forwarder and Customs Brokerage
Room 2308, CT2 Van Khe, La Khe, Ha Dong, Hanoi
Phone: 024 73008608 / Hotline: 08 8611 5726
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