Import Contact lens into Vietnam
With many years of experience in handling importing Contact lens, in this article, Logistics HP Global summarizes the contents related to importing Contact lens into Vietnam: Vietnam’s governmental management policy on importing Contact lens; Import procedures for Contact lens; Taxes on importing Contact lens;… …
HS code of Contact lens
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
Contact lens’s HS code of Chapter 90: Optical, Photographic, Cinematographic, Measuring, Checking, Precision, Medical or Surgical instruments and apparatus; Parts and accessories thereof
|9001||Optical fibres and optical fibre bundles; optical fibre cables other than those of heading 85.44; sheets and plates of polarising material; lenses (including contact lenses), prisms, mirrors and other optical elements, of any material, unmounted, other than such elements of glass not optically worked.|
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.
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, Contact lens 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
Import procedure into Vietnam of Contact lens
Governmental management on Contact lens
Contact lens are items under the specialized management of the Ministry of Health. When importing contact lenses, enterprise need to have a license to import medical equipment.
Customs procedure of import Contact lens into Vietnam
There isn’t no any special governmental management policy on importing Contact lens.
Label for import Contact lens
According to current stipulation, cargo imported into Vietnam need to have sufficient label
Cost and time for importing Contact lens
Cost for importing cargo related to transportation and customs clearance are mainly contributed by two main factors: Tax and shipping costs
Taxes on importing Contact lens
When importing Contact lens, the importer needs to pay import duties and value added tax (VAT).
VAT on Contact lens: 10%.
Preferential import tax rate on Contact lens is 0%.
Shipping cost and import time
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 full estimates for the entire shipment, please contact our customer service department by email info@ hpgloballtd.com or hotline ++84 8 8611 5726.
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