On 26th January 2021, Ministry of Finance promulgated the Circular No.17/2021/TT-BTC amending and supplementing the Circular No. 14/2015/TT-BTC regarding classification and classification analysis; analysis for inspection of quality and food safety inspection of exported and imported goods.
According to this Circular, requests for analysis for classification of goods will be revised to charge customs authorities where requests for analysis of goods are received with preparing and sending requests for analysis, including the following documents:
- 01 request form for analysis of an imported and exported good that also serves as a sampling report;
- The datasheet used for entering the numbers and dates of written documents and other evidencing documents included in customs dossiers related to good samples;
- Samples of goods that need to be analyzed;
- Technical documentation of goods; in the absence of technical documentation, customs authorities sending requests must clarify reasons stated in section 12 of the Form No. 05/PYCPT/2021.
The Circular No. 17/2021/TT-BTC took effect on April 12, 2021.