Import Electro-cardiographs into Vietnam
With practical experience in handling importing Electro-cardiographs, in this article, Logistics HP Global summarizes the contents related to importing Electro-cardiographs into Vietnam: Vietnam’s governmental management policy on importing Electro-cardiographs; Import procedures for Electro-cardiographs; Taxes on importing Electro-cardiographs;… …
HS code of Electro-cardiographs
In order to properly determine policies, procedures of the import, one of the first thing needed to determine is the HS code of the commodity
Electro – cardiographs’s HS code Chapter 90 – Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; clocks and watches; musical instruments; parts and accessories thereof
|9018||Instruments and appliances used in medical, surgical, dental or veterinary sciences, including scintigraphic apparatus, other electro- medical apparatus and sight- testing instruments.|
|90181100||– – Electro-cardiographs|
The classification of a product to a certain HS code is based on the nature, composition, …. of the actual imported 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 good. Importers are ultimately responsible for ensuring that the products are correctly classified.
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, Electro-cardiographs 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
Policy on importing Electro-cardiographs
Governmental management on Electro-cardiographs
Electrocardiograph is a medical product (medical equipment) under the management of the Ministry of Health, when importing this item, it is necessary to classify medical equipment and must have a receipt note with the full declaration. conditions for classifying medical equipment for customs clearance
= >> Electrocardiograph items are classified into Class B medical equipment and on the list of medical equipment subject to import permits.
Customs procedure of import Electro-cardiographs into Vietnam
According to Decree 36/2016 / ND-CP on the management of medical equipment, when doing customs procedures for importing medical equipment, enterprises need to prepare:
– Common dossier set when importing goods
– Business certificate or investment certificate
– The manufacturer’s certificate of meeting the international quality management system standard ISO 13485 or ISO 9001 (hereinafter referred to as ISO certificate) is valid at the time of submission.
– Certificate of free sale for imported medical equipment is valid at the time of submission (CFS)
– Authorization letter from the owner of the medical equipment to the organization or individual engaged in the importation of medical equipment.
– Description of product catalog
Technical documents describing the imported medical equipment products in Vietnamese
Documentation for the use of the medical device
The classification of medical equipment
– | Registration certificate number for circulation (type B)
– Import license
Label for import Electro-cardiographs
According to current stipulation, cargo imported into Vietnam need to have sufficient label
Duties, Taxes on importing Electro-cardiographs
When importing Electro-cardiographs, the importer needs to pay import duty and value added tax (VAT).
VAT on Electro-cardiographs: 5%
Preferential import tax rate on Electro-cardiographs: 0%
In case Electro-cardiographs are 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.
Shipping Cost and time for importing Electro-cardiographs
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 import procedures, shipping methods and estimate for the full shipping cost, please contact us – Service Provider for importing Electro-cardiographs
Hp Global Company Limited
Freight forwarder and Customs Brokerage
Room 2308, CT2 Van Khe, La Khe, Ha Dong, Hanoi
Phone: 024 73008608 / Hotline: ++84 8 8611 5726
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