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Many customs procedures for specialised inspection

07:58 | 15/03/2020

VCN – Regarding regulations on customs procedures for import-export goods subject to specialised inspection under the Decree 85/2019/NĐ-CP of the Government, the General Department of Vietnam Customs has instructed provincial Customs departments to implement.

many customs procedures for specialised inspection
The activity of taking a sample for checking import-export goods. Photo: N.Linh

For cargo clearance, according to the instructions of General Department of Vietnam Customs, goods are subject to specialised inspection in the list of import-export goods before clearance if customs declarants completed customs procedures in accordance with regulations and goods meet one of the conditions stipulated at Point a, point b or point c, Clause1, Article 23; points a, b or c, Clause 1, Article 24 of Decree 85/2019/ND-CP, the goods would be cleared.

If goods are subjected to registering State inspection on quality with verification of specialised inspection authorities according to the provisions in Point b, Clause 2a and Point b, Clause 2b, Article 7 of Decree 132/2008/ND-CP stipulating the implementation of a number of articles of the Law on product and goods quality (amended and supplemented in Clause 3, Article 1 of Decree 74/2018/ND-CP), the Customs authority shall check and compare information on the number and date of the registration certificate of State inspection on quality which is verified by specialised inspection agencies on the National Single Window and e-declaration to implement cargo clearance, does not require declarants to submit paper copies.

The list of State quality inspection registration procedures as prescribed at Point b, Clause 2a and Point b, Clause 2b, Article 7 have been carried out on the National Single Window portal, provincial Customs Departments should search on the website: www.vnsw.gov.vn.

Pursuant to Clause 3, Article 24 of Decree 85/2019/ND-CP, the case of the actual quantity of imported goods is larger than the declared number on the customs declaration but it is a homogenous good, the same importer, the same origin, the same manufacturer, transported on the same means of transport, the same bill of lading, if the results of the specialised inspection of the declaration concludes with inspectors satisfied the quality of import, Customs authorities should instruct declarants to implement an additional declaration as stipulated in Clause 3 or Point a Clause 4 Article 20 of Circular 38/2015/TT-BTC (amended and supplemented in Circular 39/2018/TT-BTC).

Besides that, for regulations on taking goods back for preservation, the General Department of Vietnam Customs also instructed local customs to handle cases when detecting signs that do not meet standards and regulations.

Besides cases that are not allowed to take back for preservation under provisions of Clause 6, Article 32 of Circular 38/2015/TT-BTC (amended and supplemented in Circular 39/2018 / TT-BTC), in the process of carrying out customs procedures if detecting imported goods subject to specialised inspection showing signs that goods are ineligible for corresponding standards and technical regulations; or there is information provided by ministries, sectors and specialised inspection agencies that goods are expected to be imported showing signs of being ineligible to standards, technical regulations or imported goods are determined to be in the same category as goods subject to inspection in circulation which fails to meet technical standards and regulations, customs authorities will not permit goods to be taken back for preservation. At the same time, sending notices to specialised inspection agencies.

The General Department of Vietnam Customs also noted the units to research and implement other contents such as administrative procedures under the National Single Window mechanism and administrative procedures for means of transport on exit, entry, and transit as prescribed in Decree 85/2019/ND-CP.

By N.Linh/Thanh Thuy