VCN – The General Department of Vietnam Customs (GDVC) has instructed local customs department on procedures related to customs inspection and supervision for imports stored beyond the deadline at warehouses, seaports and border gates to ensure management and facilitate businesses.
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Accordingly, for shipments that have not carried out customs procedures beyond 60 days and 90 days (except for goods imported by authorized economic operators, multinational companies, goods declared on e-manifests as raw materials, supplies and components imported for production), customs branches where the enterprises opened the declaration must make the report on the Customs system.
The Customs Control and Supervision Department and the duty unit of the GDVC are responsible for reviewing and checking information of import shipments beyond 60 days and 90 days on the system to request inspection (if any) or cases with signs that need to be verified (if any).
The new instruction will replace contents related to the reporting mechanism and implementation of procedures for imported shipments beyond 60 days and 90 days under guidance in Official Dispatch 5306/TCHQ-GSQL dated November 9, 2021 and Official Letter 5718/TCHQ-GSQL dated December 6, 2021.
The GDVC requests municipal and provincial customs departments to study and comply with the instruction at their departments, prevent delays to handling, affecting operations of businesses that have goods beyond the storage deadline.
By Ngoc Linh/Ngoc Loan