Import Infrared thermometers to Vietnam
With practical experience in handling importing Infrared thermometers, in this article, Logistics HP Global summarizes the contents related to importing Infrared thermometers into Vietnam: Vietnam’s governmental management policy on importing Infrared thermometers; Import procedures for Infrared thermometers; Taxes on importing Infrared thermometers;… …
HS code of Infrared thermometers
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
Infrared thermometers’s HS code Chapter 90 – Optical, Photographic, Cinematographic, Measuring, Checking, Precision, Medical Or Surgical Instruments And Apparatus, Parts And Accessories Thereof
|9025||Hydrometers and similar floating instruments, thermometers, pyrometers, barometers, hygrometers and psychrometers, recording or not, and any combination of these instruments.|
|90251919||– – – – Other|
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, Infrared thermometers 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 Infrared thermometers
Governmental management on Infrared thermometers
Infrared thermometer is a type B medical equipment, under the specialized management of the Ministry of Health, although it is not on the list of medical equipment subject to import license in Circular No. 30/2015 / TT-BYT dated 12/10/2015 of the Ministry of Health but still have to ensure records for trace ability, origin and quality control of medical equipment as prescribed by law.
Customs procedure of import Infrared thermometers into Vietnam
Customs procedures for importing infrared thermometers do the same as for other common goods. At the same time, there must be a document on the classification of medical equipment issued by competent agencies and the receipt of published documents. Applicable standards of medical equipment of the Department of Health for customs clearance.
For current legal documents on customs procedures, see the article: The current legal documents on customs procedures for export and import goods.
Label for import Infrared thermometers
According to current stipulation, cargo imported into Vietnam need to have sufficient label
Duties, Taxes on importing Infrared thermometers
When importing an infrared thermometer, the importer only needs to pay value added tax (VAT).
VAT on Infrared thermometers: 10%
Preferential import tax rate on Infrared thermometers: 0%
Shipping Cost and time for importing Infrared thermometers
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 Infrared thermometers
Hp Global Company Limited
Freight forwarder and Customs Brokerage
Room 2308, CT2 Van Khe, La Khe, Ha Dong, Hanoi
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