Import cleanser Into Vietnam: Freight, Procedure and import duties in Vietnam
You want to import cleanser into Vietnam? You are not living in Vietnam and want to export cleanser to Vietnam? You need to calculate freight from export warehouse to Vietnam? You are looking for a qualified trust freight forwarder to handle your shipment? You want to know about Vietnam’s procedure and import duties on importing cleanser to Vietnam?
In this article, Logistics HP Global Vietnam, whose many years in providing freight and logistics services import cleanser into Vietnam, will share knowledge and advise on above issues.
HS code of cleanser in Vietnam
In importing/exporting any commodity, In order to properly determine duties, policies, procedures of the commodity, one of the first thing needed to determine is the HS code of the commodity
Cleanser’s HS code Chapter 34: SOAP, ORGANIC SURFACE-ACTIVE AGENTS, WASHING PREPARATIONS, LUBRICATING PREPARATIONS, ARTIFICIAL WAXES, PREPARED WAXES, POLISHING OR SCOURING PREPARATIONS, CANDLES AND SIMILAR ARTICLES, MODELLING PASTES, “DENTAL WAXES” AND DENTAL PREPARATIONS WITH A BASIS OF PLASTER
|3401||Soap; organic surface-active products and preparations for use as soap, in the form of bars, cakes, moulded pieces or shapes, whether or not containing soap; organic surface- active products and preparations for washing the skin, in the form of liquid or cream and put up for retail sale, whether or not containing soap; paper, wadding, felt and nonwovens, impregnated, coated or covered with soap or detergent.|
|34013000||– Organic surface-active products and preparations for washing the skin, in the form of liquid or cream and put up for retail sale, whether or not containing soap|
The classification of a product to a certain HS code is based on the nature, composition, …. of the actual exported 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 goods. 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, cleanser 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
Governmental management on importing cleanser to Vietnam
What certificates are required in importing cleanser to Vietnam?
Cosmetic products are managed by the Ministry of Health, when imported, the importer needs to perform cosmetics.
* Note: to announce cosmetics, requires the following documents:
1. Scan original CFS – Certificate of free circulation of cosmetics (consular legalization)
2. Scan original speakers – Power of authorization of manufacturers and owners (certified signatures and consular legalization)
3. Component table of the manufacturer 4. Sample of product label circulating in the exporting country (if any)
5. Scan business registration of the company in Vietnam
Customs procedure of import cleanser into Vietnam
What procedure of importing cleanser to Vietnam? What documents are needed when importing cleanser to Vietnam?
Customs dossier for importing cleanser normally are as below:
- Commercial Invoice (Commercial Invoice)
- Bill of lading (Bill of Lading)
- Certificate of origin (Certificate of origin – in case the importer wants to enjoy special preferential import tax)
- In some cases: Packing List (Goods packing slip)
- Number of reception announcement cosmetics
Label for cleanser imported to Vietnam
According to current stipulation, cargo imported into Vietnam need to have sufficient label
Imported goods need to be fully labeled according to current regulations.
Goods labels must show the following contents:
a) Name of goods;
b) Name and address of the organization or individual responsible for the goods;
c) Origin of goods;
d) Other contents according to the nature of each type of goods
Duties, Taxes on importing cleanser to Vietnam
When importing cleanser to Vietnam, the importer needs to pay import duty and value added tax (VAT).
VAT on cleanser: 10%
Preferential import duty on cleanser: 27%
Currently, Vietnam have signed FTA with more than 50 countries in the world. In case cleanser is imported from countries with free trade agreements with Vietnam, they may enjoy special preferential import duties if they meet the conditions set by the agreement.
>> To check whether your country and Vietnam have MFN (Most favoured nation) and FTA (Free Trade Agreement), you can check at the article: Overview Of Trade Relations Between Vietnam And The World
Select HP Global as the freight forwarder/customs brokerage for your shipments import cleanser into Vietnam
Due to following reasons, we believe that Logistics HP Global Vietnam is the right choice for your shipments
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A strong team with experienced experts
Our expert team has worked in logistics for more than 10 years, we do not only have experience in freight forwarding, we are also experts in customs clearance. HP Global is Customs Agency approved by Vietnam Customs (Decision No. 3629/QĐ-TCHQ)
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Contact us if you want a quotation or advices on import duties, procedure for your shipment import cleanser to Vietnam
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