Viet Nam - Import licences to be granted online from November 1

News date: 01 November 2019Source:

MoIT public services portal in Vietnamese. Companies will be able to apply for import licences online from November 1 this year. - VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — Companies will be able to apply for import licences online from November 1 this year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s Foreign Trade Agency.

The agency has announced that it will start providing import and export-related public services at Level 3 on the MoIT’s online portal – on November 1.

The move is part of its efforts to streamline administrative procedures and facilitate foreign trade.

The online services are applicable for the issuance and re-issuance of and amendments to auto-import licences; and the issuance, re-issuance and extension of, and amendments to certificates of entitlement of import-export rights to foreign traders without a presence in Việt Nam.

The agency also said it will stop accepting hard-copy applications the same day. — VNS