CUSTOMS PROCEDURES TO IMPORT WATCHES

Wristwatch is a type of watch designed to be carried or worn, which allows users to continuously act despite the effect of movement caused by their actions. Watch is made to be worn around our wrist, sticked with a strap or other type of bracelet materials.

Wristwatch is turned out to be a masterpiece of great designers, not only to accurately show the time but also to present the pride to those who own it. In addition to its attractive appearance, a wristwatch also brings the inspiration to our life.

 

Nowadays, there are two main types of wristwatches in the market:

  • A mechanical watch with the original function of being a watch or a decorated item.

 

  • The newer type is Smart Watch - a wearable device that has features of an ordinary watch such as: timer, alarm,… However, the significant difference in Smart Watch is providing with more modern smart functions. For example: health care, heart rate measurements, steps calculation,…

 

I. Legal grounds

  • Pursuant to the Circular No. 12/2018/TT-BCT dated June 15, 2018, of the Minister of Industry and Trade guiding the Law on Foreign Trade Management and Decree 69/2018/ND-CP guiding the Law on Foreign Trade Management.

  • Decision No. 3950/QD-TCHQ dated November 30, 2015, of the Director General of the General Department of Customs on the List of export goods with risks in value, the List of imported goods with risks in value and price level with the attached reference.

  • Circular 11/2020/TT-BTTTT stipulating the list of potentially unsafe products and goods under the management responsibility of the Ministry of Information and Communications.

  • Therefore, according to the above Circular and Decision, it is necessary to check the quality and announce the conformity of the Ministry of Information and Communications when importing Smart Watch to Vietnam.

II. Determine HS Code

  • HS Code for mechanical wristwatches:
  • HS Code: 91021100 - Wristwatches, electrically operated, whether or not incorporating a stopwatch facility - With mechanical display only.

  • HS Code for Smart Watch :
  • HS Code: 91021200 - Wristwatches, electrically operated, whether or not incorporating a stopwatch facility - With opto-electronic display only.

Refer to the preferential import tax according to the latest tax information at website: https://tuonghoa-imex.com/kien-thuc-nganh/bieu-thue/.

 

Note: Smart Watch  is appeared in Appendix I “List of specialized information and communication technology products and services required for certification and announcement of conformity” promulgated attached with Circular No. 05/2014/ BTTTT dated 19/03/2014 of the Ministry of Information and Communications.

 

=> Therefore, the company must certify conformity according to the provisions of Circular 30/2011/TT-BTTTT dated October 31, 2011, of the Ministry of Information and Communications when importing Smart Watch  to Vietnam.

 

  • Dossier for certification of Smart Watch  conformity includes:
  • Application for certification of conformity according to the form of the Department of Telecommunication - Ministry of Information and Communications.
  • Results of specialized testing of equipment at designated measurement rooms of the Ministry of Information and Communications.
  • A copy of the business license of the enterprise applying for certification.
  • Technical documentations of the device.
  • After receiving the application, the Testing and Certification centers of the Department of Telecommunication will evaluate and return the results within 10 working days.

III. Procedures for importing wristwatches

As there are two main types of wristwatches, mechanical and optical, they also have distinguished importing procedures.

  • Customs declaration documents when importing mechanical wristwatches:
  • Import customs declaration
  • Invoice (Commercial invoice)
  • Parking List (Detailed packing slip)
  • Sales Contract (Commercial contract)
  • Bill of Lading
  • C/O (Certificate of origin of goods)
  • Referral
  • Pictures or product catalog (if any)

  • Customs declaration documents when importing Smart Watch :
  • Import customs declaration
  • Invoice (Commercial invoice)
  • Parking List (Detailed packing slip)
  • Sales Contract (Commercial Contract)
  • Bil of Lading
  • C/O (Certificate of origin of goods)
  • Referral
  • Technical documentation of the device
  • Regulatory registration form
  • Pictures or product catalog (if any)

For more information about Import Procedures “Wristwatch”, please contact 028.7302.0880 to get the fastest and accurate consulting advice.


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