Import Refrigerator to Vietnam for family
With practical experience in handling importing Refrigerator, in this article, Logistics HP Global summarizes the contents related to importing Refrigerator into Vietnam: Vietnam’s governmental management policy on importing Refrigerator; Import procedures for Refrigerator; Taxes on importing Refrigerator;…
HS code of Refrigerator
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
Refrigerator’s HS code in Chapter 84: NUCLEAR REACTORS, BOILERS, MACHINERY AND MECHANICAL APPLIANCES; PARTS THEREOF
|8418||Refrigerators, freezers and other refrigerating or freezing equipment, electric or other; heat pumps other than air conditioning machines of heading 84.15.|
|841810||– Combined refrigerator-freezers, fitted with separate external doors:|
|– – Household type:|
|84181011||– – – Of a capacity not exceeding 230 l|
|84181019||– – – Other|
|84181020||– – Other, of a capacity not exceeding 350 l|
|84181090||– – Other|
|– Refrigerators, household type:|
|841821||– – Compression-type:|
|84182110||– – – Of a capacity not exceeding 230 l|
|84182190||– – – Other|
|84182900||– – Other|
|841830||– Freezers of the chest type, not exceeding 800 l capacity:|
|84183010||– – Of a capacity not exceeding 200 l|
|84183090||– – Other|
|841840||– Freezers of the upright type, not exceeding 900 l capacity:|
|84184010||– – Of a capacity not exceeding 200 l|
|84184090||– – Other|
|841850||– Other furniture (chests, cabinets, display counters, show-cases and the like) for storage and display, incorporating refrigerating or freezing equipment:|
|– – Display counters, show-cases and the like, incorporating refrigerating equipment, of a capacity exceeding 200 l:|
|84185019||– – – Other|
|– – Other:|
|84185099||– – – 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, Refrigerator 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 Refrigerator
Governmental management on Refrigerator
Refrigerator is under the specialized management of the Ministry of Science and Technology. According to Decision 3482 / QD-BKHCN dated December 8, 2017, when importing Refrigerator with above HS code, enterprises must check the quality of goods after customs clearance.
According to Circular No. 11/2012 / TT-BKHCN of April 12, 2012, when importing refrigerators, it is necessary to test the energy efficiency.
Management on declaration value
Refrigerator is in the list of management on declaration value
Customs procedure of import Refrigerator into Vietnam
When doing customs clearance, customs procedure of importing Refrigerator into Vietnam is the same as other common commodities and must submit additional quarantine results and energy efficiency test results.
Label for import Refrigerator
According to current stipulation, cargo imported into Vietnam need to have sufficient label
Duties, Taxes on importing Refrigerator
When importing Refrigerator, the importer needs to pay import duty and value added tax (VAT).
VAT on Refrigerator: 10%.
Preferential import tax rate on Refrigerator is 3%-25% depend on HS code.
Shipping Cost and time for importing Refrigerator
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 Refrigerator
Hp Global Company Limited
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Room 2308, CT2 Van Khe, La Khe, Ha Dong, Hanoi
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