Import Dentures to Vietnam
With practical experience in handling importing Dentures, in this article, Logistics HP Global summarizes the contents related to importing Dentures into Vietnam: Vietnam’s governmental management policy on importing Dentures; Import procedures for Dentures; Taxes on importing Dentures;…
HS code of Dentures
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
Dentures’s HS code Chapter 90 – OPTICAL, PHOTOGRAPHIC, CINEMATOGRAPHIC, MEASURING, CHECKING, PRECISION, MEDICAL OR SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS AND APPARATUS; PARTS AND ACCESSORIES THEREOF
|9021||Orthopaedic appliances, including crutches, surgical belts and trusses; splints and other fracture appliances; artificial parts of the body; hearing aids and other appliances which are worn or carried, or implanted in the body, to compensate for a defect or disability.|
|90211000||– Orthopaedic or fracture appliances|
|– Artificial teeth and dental fittings:|
|90212100||– – Artificial teeth|
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, Dentures 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 Dentures
Governmental management on Dentures
Dentures are under the specialized management of the Ministry of Health. When importing enterprises have to classify and have a receipt papers for dossiers of announcement of eligibility for classification for customs procedures.
According to Circular No. 14/2018 / TT-BYT dated May 15, 2018 and Circular 30/2015 / TT-BYT, the importer of dentures must apply for an import license when importing
Customs procedure of import Dentures into Vietnam
According to Decree 36/2016 / ND-CP on management of medical equipment, businesses need to prepare:
-The usual set of documents when importing goods
-Import license (if the item has HS code of Circular 14/2018 / TT-BYT)
-Business certificate or investment certificate
-The certificate of ISO 13485 or ISO 9001 international quality management standard is valid and the validity period of the manufacturer or manufacturer of the imported medical equipment.
-Certificate of free circulation for imported medical equipment and CFS products
-Product description catalog
-Technical document describing imported medical equipment and products in Vietnamese (Appendix 4)
– Results of clinical trial evaluation of medical equipment applied for import
=> Records published
– Number of the receipt of application file (type A) or number of certificate of registration of circulation (B, C, D)
Label for import Dentures
According to current stipulation, cargo imported into Vietnam need to have sufficient label
Duties, Taxes on importing Dentures
When importing Dentures, the importer needs to pay import duty and value added tax (VAT).
Dentures are not subject to VAT
Preferential import tax rate on Dentures: 0%
Shipping Cost and time for importing Dentures
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 Dentures
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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