Import Covid Test kits Into Vietnam
You want to import Covid Test kits into Vietnam? You are not living in Vietnam and want to export Covid Test kits 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 Covid Test kits to Vietnam?
In this article, Logistics HP Global Vietnam, whose many years in providing freight and logistics services import Covid Test kits into Vietnam, will share knowledge and advise on above issues.
HS code of Covid Test kits 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
Covid Test kits’s HS code
|Categories||Product info||Names Brief||HS|
|COVID-19 Test kits||Test kits Diagnostic reagents based on polymerase chain reaction (PCR) nucleic acid test||3822.00|
|COVID-19 Test kits||Test kits Diagnostic reagents based on immunological reactions||3002.15|
|COVID-19 Diagnostic Test instruments and apparatus||Instruments used in clinical laboratories for In Vitro Diagnosis||9027.80|
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, Covid Test kits 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 Covid Test kits to Vietnam
The covid rapid test kit is under the management of the Ministry of Health, when importing the covid rapid test kit, the importer will need to register for classification of medical equipment and apply for an import permit.
Customs procedure of import Covid Test kits into Vietnam
What procedure of importing Covid Test kits to Vietnam? What documents are needed when importing Covid Test kits to Vietnam?
Customs dossier for importing Covid Test kits 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)
- Import license under TT47 or TT30
- Result of classification of medical equipment
Label for Covid Test kits imported to Vietnam
According to current stipulation, cargo imported into Vietnam need to have sufficient label
Imported goods need to be fully labeled according to current regulations.
Goods labels must show the following contents:
a) Name of goods;
b) Name and address of the organization or individual responsible for the goods;
c) Origin of goods;
d) Other contents according to the nature of each type of goods
Labels of medical equipment need to show:
a) Circulation number or number of the license to import medical equipment;
b) The batch number or serial number of the medical device;
c) Date of manufacture, expiry date: Sterilized, single-use medical equipment, reagents, calibrators, control materials, chemicals must have the expiry date inscribed. In other cases, the date of manufacture or the expiry date shall be recorded;
d) Information on warnings, instructions for use, instructions for storage, and warranty facilities: Can be shown directly on the label of medical equipment or clearly stated instructions to look up this information on the page label. medical equipment.
Article 54 “Medical equipment labels”, the Decree on Management of medical equipment stipulates:
1. The labeling of medical equipment must comply with current regulations of law on goods labels.
2. Medical equipment imported into Vietnam that has not been shown on the label or does not display enough contents as prescribed in Clause 1 of this Article must have an additional label showing the mandatory contents in Vietnamese and keep the original label of the goods.
Duties, Taxes on importing Covid Test kits to Vietnam
When importing Covid Test kits to Vietnam, the importer needs to pay import duty and value added tax (VAT).
VAT on Covid Test kits: 5%
Preferential import duty on Covid Test kits: 0%
Currently, Vietnam have signed FTA with more than 50 countries in the world. In case Covid Test kits 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
Select HP Global as the freight forwarder/customs brokerage for your shipments import Covid Test kits into Vietnam
Due to following reasons, we believe that Logistics HP Global Vietnam is the right choice for your shipments
Widely transportation networks can handle cargo from all over the world to Vietnam
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A strong team with experienced experts
Our expert team has worked in logistics for more than 10 years, we do not only have experience in freight forwarding, we are also experts in customs clearance. HP Global is Customs Agency approved by Vietnam Customs (Decision No. 3629/QĐ-TCHQ)
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We always keep the highest professional ethics with core value: Integrity- Dedication- Intelligence and we cooperate with customers as a friend, a staff and an adviser.
Philosophy of business: Commitment. In an increasingly fierce and diverse competitive environment, besides essentials ensure excellent service at affordable prices; We always keep our commitment and put our trust first. HP Global committed to accompanying customers to each shipment in any circumstance, whatever shipment has been made with Global HP, we will accompany that shipment until the shipment finishes with in any case
Contact us if you want a quotation or advices on import duties, procedure for your shipment import Covid Test kits to Vietnam
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