After July 1, 2017, the government applied the classification of medical equipment, causing many difficulties in importing companies of medical equipment, when making customs declaration for medical equipment. As a result, delaying imported goods, resulting in storage costs as well as many other losses.

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Imported medical equipment is one of the groups of products subject to strict state management, from the stage of classification of medical equipment, to obtaining permission from the Ministry of Health, registering to inspect import quality for a item number. This requires forwarding companies to know the process and procedures and have a good relationship with state agencies, as well as port customs to handle procedures as quickly as possible.

The process of importing medical equipment

1 / Medical equipment, when imported, must be classified into 2 groups

– Group 1: includes medical equipment of category A

– Group 2: includes medical equipment of categories B, C and D

The classification of medical equipment must be carried out by an eligible organization and must comply with the classification guidelines prescribed in Circular No. 39/2016 / TT-BYT dated October 28, 2016 stipulating expenditures. details of classification of medical equipment, except for cases where the classification results are acknowledged according to the Circular No. 42/2016 / TT-BYT dated November 15, 2016 providing for the recognition of classification results

medical import procedures to vietnam
medical import procedures to vietnam

2 / Import procedure

a) For medical equipment classified as A: Only imported after receiving the receipt of application for announcement of applicable standards issued by the Department of Health of provinces and cities, in addition to the customs dossier Please provide the following:

– A list of medical equipment according to the form in Appendix V issued with Decree No. 36/2016 / ND-CP or papers proving the results of classification of medical equipment according to the provisions in the Circular Circular No. 42/2016 / TT-BYT dated November 15, 2016 providing for recognition of results of classification of medical equipment (Submit consularly legalized copy or certified copy of legalized copy consular chemistry).

– Power of attorney of the circulation number owner (in case the importing unit is not the owner of the circulation number).

b) For medical equipment classified as B, C, D and on the list of medical equipment issued together with Circular No. 30/2015 / TT-BYT, when being imported, the following must be attached: :

– Having an import license issued by the Ministry of Health.

– Classification of medical equipment

c) For medical equipment classified as B, C, D and not on the list of medical equipment issued together with Circular No. 30/2015 / TT-BYT: When importing, only: the prescribed classification.

model of imported medical equipment
model of imported medical equipment

List of items we usually declare with customs

+ X-ray machine, scanner, X-ray machine, dental treatment system

+ Blood sampling needles, capillary tubes, specimen containers, sterile storage devices, sterile gloves, masks, sterile gauze,

+ Blood type reagent

+ Tools used in dentistry, mold and dental implants

+ Bone regeneration implant materials

+ Dental instruments, Heart surgery, thoracic surgery

+ Black and white ultrasound, color ultrasound, three-dimensional ultrasound …

+ CT scanner, CT scanner … ..

Government circulars for medical equipment

Circular No. 39/2016 / TT-BYT of the Ministry of Health dated October 28, 2016

Circular No. 42/2016 / TT-BYT of the Ministry of Health dated November 15, 2016

Decree No. 36/2016 / ND-CP dated May 15, 2016

Official Letter No. 3593 / BYT-TB-CT dated June 23, 2017

Why choose our services

With 15 years of experience specializing in customs declaration of imports, special exports of medical equipment, We understand many types of medical equipment from X-ray machines, color ultrasound, surgical equipment, Pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, dentistry …

We are one of the few companies in Ho Chi Minh City with a strong team, experienced staff, enthusiastic support, careful advice for companies that need to import medical equipment from classification, inspection. HS codes, taxes, medical device license, …

We can assist the importer in obtaining a Department of Health permit quickly upon request

Having good relationship with the customs of ports, airports, state quality control agencies on medical equipment, so it should handle all medical equipment quickly.

Accurate, fast and extremely reasonable prices are our 3 criteria to provide forwarding services for medical equipment.

Contact information for quotes

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