Procedures for importing fresh fruit into Vietnam need the following conditions:
1. Procedures for importing fresh fruits into Vietnam
Under the provisions of Point 2, Article 1 of Circular 39/2012 / TT-BNNPTNT of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development promulgating the List of objects subject to plant quarantine, subject to pest risk analysis before Importing into Vietnam (“Circular 39/2012”), the procedure for importing fresh fruit (fresh fruit) that is subject to phytosanitary must analyze the pest risk before importing into Vietnam. . Therefore, according to the provisions of Article 10 of Decree 02/2007 / ND-CP of the Government on phytosanitary ("Decree 02/2007"), to import fruit into Vietnam, you must answer meet the following conditions:
a. Possessing a plant quarantine certificate issued by a competent plant quarantine agency of the exporting country or an equivalent certificate.
b. No regulated pests on the following categories: List of regulated pests; List of objects subject to plant quarantine and objects subject to pest risk analysis before being imported into Vietnam, if any, must be thoroughly handled.
c. Import phytosanitary certificates are required.
d. Imported wood packaging materials must be treated with phytosanitary measures in accordance with regulations.
2. Procedures for importing fresh fruits
2.1 Procedures for the issuance of Phytosanitary permits for import of fresh fruits
Procedures for issuing phytosanitary permits for import are specified in Decision No. 48/2007 / QD-BNN, dated May 29, 2007 of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (“Decision 48/2007 ").
An application for a Phytosanitary certificate for import includes:
a. An application for a Phytosanitary certificate for import (using the form in Appendix 1 to Decision 48/2007).
b. Document providing information to perform pest risk analysis (Pest Risk Analysis abbreviated as PRA) in Annex 2 Decision 48/2007.
Time to return results: Depends on the fresh fruit you import. As follows:
- Have the results of pest risk analysis and follow-up time: 3 - 10 days
- First importation: 1-3 years
- New origin: 1-3 years
- There is evidence of a phytosanitary pest outbreak in the exporting country: 90 days
- Detecting regulated pests: 60 days
The term of the Phytosanitary certificate for import is 01 year; similar and originating consignments only conducted a pest risk analysis once and the results will be applied to subsequent licensing (Article 6 Decision 48/2007).
2.2 Import phytosanitary
(to be done at least 24 hours in advance at the Regional Plant Quarantine Sub-Department, Border Plant Quarantine Station under the Plant Protection Department or the provincial sub-department of plant protection authorized by the Plant Protection Department before importing fruit ration).
Dossier for granting Quarantine Certificate: You prepare 1 set of documents including the following documents:
a. Certificate of quarantine (Form 3 issued together with Appendix 1 of Circular No. 14/2012 / TT-BNNPTNT dated March 27, 2012, original).
b. Phytosanitary declaration: Applicable to imported objects transported by sea before landing (Form 4 issued together with Appendix 1 of Circular No. 14/2012 / TT-BNNPTNT dated March 27 2012, original).
c. Phytosanitary certificate issued by the competent plant quarantine agency of the exporting country or an equivalent certificate (original).
d. Phytosanitary import permit (Copy and produce the original for comparison).
e. Bill of lading (Bill of goods): Applicable to objects imported by sea (a photocopy and presenting the original for comparison).
f. Packinglist (Packinglist): Applicable to objects imported by sea in case the object is inconsistent (a photocopy and the original is presented for comparison).
g. Power of attorney of subject owner: Applicable in case the subject owner authorizes another person to register for phytosanitary (original). For objects imported through border gates or road openings, authorization of the subject is not required.
H. Purchase contract, letter of credit (if any) (Copy and produce the original for comparison).
(Article 2, Article 9 of Circular 65/2012 / TT-BNNPTNT of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development regulating the order and procedures for the issuance of phytosanitary certificates)
Settlement period: Within 24 hours after examining the object. In cases where it takes longer than 24 hours, the plant quarantine body must notify you (Clause 2, Article 8 of Decree 02/2007).
After completing the two above procedures, you will follow the customs clearance for import. The customs documents you refer to in Clause 2 Article 12 of Circular 128/2013 / TT-BTC of the Ministry of Finance regulating customs procedures; customs inspection and supervision; export tax, import tax and tax administration applicable to imported and exported goods.