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Procedure NameCustoms Procedure for Import Goods (VNACCS)
Customs Clearance Procedure
Responsible Agency  
General Department of Vietnam Customs (GDVC)
Address: Block E3 - Duong Dinh Nghe street, Yen Hoa, Cau Giay, Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone: (+844) 39440833 (ext: 8623)
Legal Basis of the Procedure                   
Customs Law No 54/2014/QH13 dated 23/06/2014
- Decree No. 08/2015/ND-CP dated 21/01/2015 of the Government detailing a number of articles of the Customs Law on customs procedures for goods electronic export and import trade.
- Circular 38/2015/TT-BTC dated 25/03/2015 specified electronic customs procedures for export and import trade.
- Circular 172/2010/TT-BTC dated 02/11/2010 specified for fees and charges for customs.
Processing time
- No later than 08 working hours for partly physical examination of the shipment
- No later than 02 days (working) for fully physical examination of the shipment
20,000 VND
Required Documents:
Document Title
An electronic import Customs declaration based on software 
Required Documents if the trader receives feedback for Yellow Channel:
Document Title
Packing list
Goods declaration form
(if any)
Import License
(if any)
Specialized Inspection Certificate
(if any)
Certificate of Origin
(if any)
Process Steps:
Step 1:
Customs Declaration Submission
1.1: Registration
Importers must submit customs declaration to Customs System by IDA. Registered information will be stored and can be modified up to 7 days.
1.2: Information Change
In case of changing information from IDA importer has to go through IDB to change information (if any)
1.3: Submission of Final Declaration
Importer sends final registered custom declaration by IDC
Step 2:
Receiving feedback from Customs System
2.1:  Feedback for Green Channel
If Customs System sends feedback for Green Channel importer has to pay duty (if any) and get custom clearance.
2.2:  Feedback for Yellow Channel
If Customs System sends feedback for Yellow Channel importer has  to submit the following documents for Customs verification
(i) BL
(ii) Packing list
(iii) Goods value declaration form
(iv) Import License (if any)
(v) Invoice
(vi) Specialized Inspection Certificate (if any)
(vii) Certificate of Origin (if any)
2.3:  Feedback for Red Channel
If Customs System sends feedback for Red Channel importer has to submit the above seven documents and cargo for physical examination.
2.4: Importer pays duty and charge/fee
Step 3:
Receiving Customs Clearance
Importer  receives Customs clearance
Process Map:

The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
Import procedure declaration form26-01-201617-02-2016Ministry of FinanceThis is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
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