Import Lipstick into Vietnam
With many years of experience in handling importing Lipstick, in this article, Logistics HP Global summarizes the contents related to importing Lipstick into Vietnam: Vietnam’s governmental management policy on importing Lipstick; Import procedures for Lipstick; Taxes on importing Lipstick;… …
HS code of Lipstick
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
Lipstick’s HS code chapter 33: essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
|Beauty or make-up preparations and preparations for the care of the skin (other than medicaments), including sunscreen or sun tan preparations; manicure or pedicure preparations.
|– Lip make-up 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, Lipstick 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 Lipstick
Governmental management on Lipstick
Cosmetics items subject to specialized management by the Ministry of Health.
According to the Circular No. 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 into circulation.
Before the Government’s Decree 155/2018 / ND-CP dated November 12, 2018, according to Circular 06/2011 / TT-BYT, when importing cosmetics into Vietnam, cosmetic business units must provide the customs office with the “receipt number of the cosmetic product proclamation report” and present it to the customs office when carrying out the import procedures. However, the Government’s Decree No. 155/2018 / ND-CP of November 12, 2018, repealed this. Therefore, when importing, the importer may not be required to present the receipt number of the cosmetic product proclamation report and only ensure the receipt number of the proclamation announcement sheet before putting the product on the market.
However, in fact our experience in clearing customs clearance, at the present time, to ensure all stages are smooth, HP Global recommends that you should have a number of receipt of the product declaration. cosmetic products when conducting import.
Customs procedure of import Lipstick into Vietnam
Due to the above-mentioned commodity policy, when carrying out customs procedures for importing cosmetics, in addition to the procedures for ordinary goods, it is necessary to notify the cosmetic publication number to the customs office, in some cases need to submit a statement certified by the company.
Label for import Lipstick
According to current stipulation, cargo imported into Vietnam need to have sufficient label
Cost and time for importing Lipstick
Cost for importing cargo related to transportation and customs clearance are mainly contributed by two main factors: Tax and shipping costs
Taxes on importing Lipstick
When importing Lipstick, the importer needs to pay import duties and value added tax (VAT).
VAT on Lipstick: 10%.
Preferential import tax rate on Lipstick is 20%.
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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