Import Printing machinery to Vietnam
With practical experience in handling importing Printing machinery, in this article, Logistics HP Global summarizes the contents related to importing Printing machineryinto Vietnam: Vietnam’s governmental management policy on importing Printing machinery; Import procedures for Printing machinery; Taxes on importing Printing machinery;…
HS code of Printing machinery
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
Printing machinery’s HS code in Chapter 84: NUCLEAR REACTORS, BOILERS, MACHINERY AND MECHANICAL APPLIANCES; PARTS THEREOF
|8443||Printing machinery used for printing by means of plates, cylinders and other printing components of heading 84.42; other printers, copying machines and facsimile machines, whether or not combined; parts and accessories thereof.|
|– Printing machinery used for printing by means of plates, cylinder and other printing components of heading 84.42:|
|84431100||– – Offset printing machinery, reel-fed|
|84431200||– – Offset printing machinery, sheet-fed, office type (using sheets with one side not exceeding 22 cm and the other side not exceeding 36 cm in the unfolded state)|
|84431300||– – Other offset printing machinery|
|84431400||– – Letterpress printing machinery, reel-fed, excluding flexographic printing|
|84431500||– – Letterpress printing machinery, other than reel- fed, excluding flexographic printing|
|84431600||– – Flexographic printing machinery|
|84431700||– – Gravure printing machinery|
|84431900||– – Other|
|– Other printers, copying machines and facsimile machines, whether or not combined:|
|844331||– – Machines which perform two or more of the functions of printing, copying or facsimile transmission, capable of connecting to an automatic data processing machine or to a network:|
|– – – Printer-copiers, printing by the ink-jet process:|
|84433111||– – – – Colour|
|84433119||– – – – Other|
|– – – Printer-copiers, printing by the laser process:|
|84433121||– – – – Colour|
|84433129||– – – – Other|
|– – – Combination printer-copier-facsimile machines:|
|84433131||– – – – Colour|
|84433139||– – – – Other|
|– – – Other:|
|84433191||– – – – Combination printer-copier-scanner- facsimile machines|
|84433199||– – – – Other|
|844332||– – Other, capable of connecting to an automatic data processing machine or to a network:|
|– – – Dot matrix printers:|
|84433211||– – – – Colour|
|84433219||– – – – Other|
|– – – Ink-jet printers:|
|84433221||– – – – Colour|
|84433229||– – – – Other|
|– – – Laser printers:|
|84433231||– – – – Colour|
|84433239||– – – – Other|
|– – – Facsimile machines:|
|84433241||– – – – Colour|
|84433249||– – – – Other|
|84433250||– – – Screen printing machinery for the manufacture of printed circuit boards or printed wiring boards|
|84433260||– – – Plotters|
|84433290||– – – Other|
|844339||– – Other:|
|84433910||– – – Electrostatic photocopying apparatus operating by reproducing the original image directly onto the copy (direct process)|
|84433920||– – – Electrostatic photocopying apparatus, operating by reproducing the original image via an intermediate onto the copy (indirect process)|
|84433930||– – – Other photocopying apparatus incorporating an optical system|
|84433940||– – – Ink-jet printers|
|84433990||– – – 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, Printing machinery 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 to Vietnam of Printing machinery
Governmental management on Printing machinery
Printing machinery is under the specialized management of the Ministry of Information and Communications. Pursuant to Circular No. 22/2018 / TT-BTTTT dated December 28, 2018, when importing printers, enterprises need to apply for the import license of the Ministry of Information and Communications (depending on HS Code).
Management on declaration value
Printing machineryis in the list of management on declaration value
Customs procedure of import Printing machineryinto Vietnam
When doing customs clearance, customs procedure of importing Printing machinery into Vietnam is the same as other common commodities and must submit additional import license.
Label for import Printing machinery
According to current stipulation, cargo imported into Vietnam need to have sufficient label
Duties, Taxes on importing Printing machinery
When importing Printing machinery, the importer needs to pay import duty and value added tax (VAT).
VAT on Printing machinery: 10%.
Preferential import tax rate on Printing machinery is 0-10% depend on HS.
Shipping Cost and time for importing Printing machinery
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 Printing machinery
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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