To prevent smuggling by abusing the re-export of shipments that have to be re-exported due to mistakes, loss, abandonment or rejection, the General Department of Vietnam Customs requests provincial customs departments to enhance the inspection, supervision of shipments that have arrived at depots, ports or border checkpoints for more than 30 days, more than 60 days without undergoing customs procedures.
Forms of inspection, supervision include: scan containers; impose mandatory physical inspection of goods; report to the General Department of Vietnam Customs for consideration before granting customs clearance, inspect and verify declared information in comparison with actual goods.
Regarding shipments that have to be re-exported due to mistakes, loss, abandonment or rejection, they shall be re-exported only when these requirements are met:
- The entire shipments that need to be re-exported shall undergo physical inspection;
- The shipments shall be re-exported at the initial border checkpoints of import;
- The shipments must be re-exported in entirety under separate bills of lading. Do not divide any shipment. Goods in a container must not be moved to another container before re-exported;
- The shipments must be re-exported to their initial exporting countries.
This Dispatch abrogates Dispatch No. 5264/TCHQ-VP dated September 10th, 2018, Dispatch 6421/TCHQ-GSQL dated October 1st, 2020, point 4 of Dispatch 1589/TCHQ-GSQL dated April 7th, 2021.
|Published||Vietlaw's Newsletter No. 567|