Import Baby toys Into Vietnam
You want to import Baby toys into Vietnam? You are not living in Vietnam and want to export Baby toys to Vietnam? You need to calculate freight from export warehouse to Vietnam? You are looking for a qualified trust freight forwarder to handle your shipment? You want to know about Vietnam’s procedure and import duties on importing Baby toys to Vietnam?
In this article, Logistics HP Global Vietnam, whose many years in providing freight and logistics services import Baby toys into Vietnam, will share knowledge and advise on above issues.
HS code of Baby toys in Vietnam
In importing/exporting any commodity, In order to properly determine duties, policies, procedures of the commodity, one of the first thing needed to determine is the HS code of the commodity:
Baby toys’s HS code Chapter 95:Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof
|Preferential import tax rate|
|9503||Tricycles, scooters, pedal cars and similar wheeled toys; dolls’ carriages; dolls; other toys; reduced-size (“scale”) models and similar recreational models, working or not; puzzles of all kinds.|
|95030010||– Tricycles, scooters, pedal cars and similar wheeled toys; dolls’ carriages||10|
|95030021||– – Dolls, whether or not dressed||10|
|– – Parts and accessories:|
|95030022||– – – Garments and garment accessories; footwear and headgear||10|
|95030029||– – – Other||10|
|95030030||– Electric trains, including tracks, signals and other accessories therefor||10|
|95030040||– Reduced size (“scale”) models and similar recreational models, working or not||10|
|95030050||– Other construction sets and constructional toys, of materials other than plastics||20|
|95030060||– Stuffed toys representing animals or non-human creatures||20|
|95030070||– Puzzles of all kinds||10|
|95030091||– – Numerical, alphabetical or animal blocks or cut- outs; word builder sets; word making and talking sets; toy printing sets; toy counting frames (abaci); toy sewing machines; toy typewriters||20|
|95030092||– – Skipping ropes||20|
|95030093||– – Marbles||20|
|95030094||– – Other toys, of rubber||20|
|95030099||– – Other||20|
(This article focuses on the items of heading 9503 above – does not apply to electronic toy machines such as animal pickers, catapults, etc., of heading 9504 or multi-purpose outdoor motor sets. 9506)
The classification of a product to a certain HS code is based on the nature, composition, …. of the actual exported commodity at the import 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 imported goods. Importers 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, Baby toys is not in the List of prohibited imports into Vietnam, so the enterprise can do the import procedure pursuant to current stipulations.
For more information, read the article List of prohibited imports into Vietnam
Governmental management on importing Baby toys to Vietnam
What certificates are required in importing Baby toys to Vietnam?
Children’s toys are under the specialized management of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
According to the Circular on Regulations on the management of international trading of goods under the specialized management of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Circular No. 28/2014 / TT-BVHTTDL dated 31st December 2014, amended by the Circular No. 26/2018 / TT-BVHTTDL dated September 11, 2018 of the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism regulating the management of trading of national goods In addition to the goods under the specialized cultural management of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism – Consolidating 4225 / VBHN-BVHTTDL on 18/09/2018), imported children’s toys must meet the following conditions:
- Must ensure 100% new; unused.
- Quality assurance in accordance with the national technical regulation on toy safety under the provisions of Circular No. 18/2009 / TT-BKHCN of June 26, 2009 of the Ministry of Science and Technology National technical regulation on children’s safety – QCVN 3: 2009 / BKHCN.
- Having contents, forms, designs and features that are not harmful to education, develop personality, pose no danger or affect children’s health, do not violate the provisions of Article 6 of this Circular ”
Imported children’s toys must be registered for state quality control at the inspection agency. Regulations on the quality of imported goods for customs clearance comply with the Circular No. 07/2017 / TT-BKHCN of June 16, 2017 of the Ministry of Science and Technology.
Customs procedure of import Baby toys into Vietnam
What procedure of importing Baby toys to Vietnam? What documents are needed when importing Baby toys to Vietnam?
Due to the above-mentioned commodity policy, when carrying out the customs procedures for children’s toys, in addition to the procedures for ordinary goods, a state inspection of the quality of imported goods should be registered with the Department. quality measurement standards and notify the customs office of the registration number.
Customs dossier for importing Baby toys normally are as below:
- Commercial Invoice (Commercial Invoice)
- Bill of lading (Bill of Lading)
- Certificate of origin (Certificate of origin – in case the importer wants to enjoy special preferential import tax)
- In some cases: Packing List (Goods packing slip)
Label for Baby toys imported to Vietnam
According to current stipulation, cargo imported into Vietnam need to have sufficient label
In addition to the general provisions on labels above, Decree 43/2017 / ND-CP dated April 14, 2017 on goods labels has provisions on the content that must be shown on children’s toy labels (Article 24, Appendix I) includes the following:
- a) Ingredients;
- b) Specifications;
- c) Warnings;
- d) Instructions for use;
- e) Year of manufacture.
In addition, the labels of children’s toys must also show all warnings and instructions for toys prescribed in the relevant standards of ISO 8124.
Duties, Taxes on importing Baby toys
When importing Baby toys, the importer needs to pay import duty and value added tax (VAT).
VAT on Baby toys: 5% or 10% (depending on the item)
Preferential import tax rate on Baby toys is 10% to 20%(depending on the item).
Currently, Vietnam have signed FTA with more than 50 countries in the world. In case Baby toys is imported from countries with free trade agreements with Vietnam, they may enjoy special preferential import duties if they meet the conditions set by the agreement.
>> To check whether your country and Vietnam have MFN (Most favoured nation) and FTA (Free Trade Agreement), you can check at the article: Overview Of Trade Relations Between Vietnam And The World
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