Import Bath salt to Vietnam
With practical experience in handling importing Bath salt, in this article, Logistics HP Global summarizes the contents related to importing Bath saltinto Vietnam: Vietnam’s governmental management policy on importing Bath salt; Import procedures for Bath salt; Taxes on importing Bath salt;… …
HS code of Bath salt
Bath salt’s HS code Chapter 33 – Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
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
|3307||Pre-shave, shaving or after-shave preparations, personal deodorants, bath preparations, depilatories and other perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations, not elsewhere specified or included; prepared room deodorisers, whether or not perfumed or having disinfectant properties.|
|33073000||Perfumed bath salts and other bath preparations|
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, Bath salt 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 imported Bath salt
Governmental management on Bath salt
Bath salts are considered cosmetics. Therefore, bath salts are under the specialized management of the Ministry of Health
Under the provisions of Circular 06/2011 / TT-BYT: Cosmetic products must be issued with the receipt number of cosmetic product proclamation report by the competent state management agency before putting the products on the market.
Before the Government’s Decree 155/2018 / ND-CP dated November 12, 2018, according to Circular 06/2011 / TT-BYT, when importing bath salts into Vietnam, enterprises must provide for customs office “receipt number of cosmetic product proclamation report” and presents to customs office when carrying out import procedures.
However, in fact our experience in clearing customs clearance, at the present time, to ensure all processes go smoothly, HP Global recommends that you should have a number of receipt of the product declaration when importing.
At present, cosmetic proclamation is done online by transmitting the Announcement Form to the Drugs Administration Department – Ministry of Health http://congbomypham.cqldvn.gov.vn. Each receiving number is valid for 5 years.
Management on declaration value:
Bath salt is in the list of management on declaration value
Customs procedure of import Bath salt into Vietnam
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 Bath salt
According to current stipulation, cargo imported into Vietnam need to have sufficient label
Duties, Taxes on importing Bath salt
When importing Bath salt, the importer needs to pay import duty and value added tax (VAT).
VAT on Bath salt: 10%.
Preferential import tax rate on Bath salt is 20%.
Shipping Cost and time for importing Bath salt
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 exporting Bath salt
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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