Ministry of Finance Announces 7 New Customs Procedures for Customs

28/07/2020, 06:38 AM

The Ministry of Finance has issued 7 new administrative procedures in the field of customs, including 4 administrative procedures at the Customs Branch level and 3 administrative procedures issued by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

Specifically, in Decision 1032 of the Ministry of Finance announced 7 new administrative procedures in the field of customs under the management functions of the Ministry of Finance. Accordingly, there are 3 administrative procedures issued by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), including the procedures for granting temporary custody numbers (ATA), procedures for granting replacement ATA, and procedures for ATA returning books.

4 administrative procedures at the Customs Sub-department level, including: temporary export procedures for temporarily managed goods; re-export procedures for temporarily seized goods; procedures for temporary import for temporarily preserved goods; re-export procedures for temporarily seized goods.

The Ministry of Finance guides, in case of complete and valid dossiers, VCCI will issue ATA book within 7 working days from the date of receiving dossier of ATA book owner.

In case the dossier is incomplete, invalid, or the results of goods inspection are not appropriate, within 1 working day after the date of receipt of the dossier or the end of physical inspection of goods, VCCI shall request in writing request the book owner to clarify or provide additional information and documents according to regulations. Fee for issuing ATA books is as regulated by the Ministry of Finance.

ATA book is issued to carry out customs procedures for the temporary import for re-export and temporary export for re-import to participate in the following events: Exhibition, fair, performance, display of trade, technology, industry, agriculture, crafts, charity, sports, culture, art, fine arts, science, education, religion and travel, international conferences, seminars, official meetings and memorials ...

The Ministry of Finance also noted that the above-mentioned events do not apply to individuals temporarily storing goods for sale to foreign countries.

Source: Bao Chinh Phu

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