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red-check Regarding intensification of inspection, supervision and control of imports being stored at depots, ports, border checkpoints

Dispatch No. 5306/TCHQ-GSQLstatus2 dated November 9th, 2021 of the General Department of Customs regarding intensification of inspection, supervision and control of imports being stored at depots, ports, border checkpoints
Posted: 28/12/2021 10:46:28 AM | Latest updated: 29/6/2022 2:32:47 PM (GMT+7) | LuatVietnam: 5369 | Vietlaw: 567
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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.

Amendement notes
  • Contents about forms of and competence to report at point b item 1; the first paragraph of point d item 1, point b.1, item 2 of this Dispatch shall be expired, see the new regulations at Dispatch No. 5718/TCHQ-GSQL dated December 6th, 2021.
  • Contents about reporting and implementation of import procedures for shipments that have arrived at the depot, port or border checkpoint for more than 60 days/90 days under the guidelines of this Dispatch shall be expired, see the new regulations at Dispatch No. 5943/TCHQ-GSQL dated December 16th, 2021.
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