Vietnam latest import requirement of cosmetic (procedure of cosmetic product proclamationn )

Every year, there are many cosmetics importers from Korea, Japan and Asean countries to serve the beauty needs of the local people.  If you want to import cosmetics into Vietnam firstly, you should make  cosmetic product proclamation to avoid arising Storage costs if the goods are imported but not yet announced cosmetic product proclamation . The following is procedure of cosmetic product proclamation .

HS code of cosmetics

Please see hs code of cosmetic at: and


Prior to importing cosmetic products into Vietnam, the company should make Cosmetic product proclamation according to article 3 of Circular no.06/2011 / TT-BYT :

“1. Organizations or individuals which are responsible of putting the cosmetic product on the market just permitted selling cosmetic when be issued the number of cosmetic product proclamation receiving by the authority agencies as well as responsible for safety, effectiveness, and quality of product. The authority agencies shall carry out after-sales inspection when the product has been being sold in the market.”

Note : This announcement is valid for 5 years from the date of Cosmetic product proclamation.

Fees for making imported cosmetics: VND 500,000 / set of product

Other Dossiers of import procedures shall comply with the provisions of Articles 16 and 18 of the Finance Ministry’s Circular No. 38/2015/TT-BTC of March 25, 2015.

See here


The Drug Administration – Ministry of Health will issue a number of receiving of cosmetic product proclamation . This cosmetic product proclamation is issued as a digital file on the system. Only who have  an access account can view and download this cosmetic product release form.
Each set of product is issued with a receiving number of cosmetic product proclamation .
The receiving number of the cosmetic product proclamation is used to declare on the customs declaration when you import the goods, and you publish on your product / label before putting into the market.

How to make Cosmetic product proclamation

Step 1. Dossier for Cosmetic product proclamation are regulated in Article 4, Circular No. 06/2011/TT-BYT, including:

Cosmetic product proclamation report with the proclamation data (soft version of proclamation report);

– Original or notarized copy of letter of attorney from the producers or the owners of products authorized for organizations, individuals are responsible of putting products on the market in Vietnam

– Certificate of free sale (CFS) (only applied for import cosmetic product proclamation which satisfies the following: a. CFS which is issued by the current territory must have been original or legally notarized and still in the day of validity. In case CFS is not provided of the expiry day, it must be a certificate which has just been issued within 24 months. b. CFS must be consul legalized according to provisions of the law, except consul legalization)

Step 2. Create a account in Vietnam National Single Window : Website:  ttps://

How to make Cosmetic product proclamation report

According to article 5 of Circular No. 06/2011/TT-BYT.

The cosmetic product report is set up in accordance with the form in appendix No 01-MP. The proclamation report must be signed by the representative under laws and with the seal of the organizations or individuals who are responsible for sale products in the market at the positions of report’s paper margins. The manner to write contents in the cosmetic product report shall followed the instruction in the appendix No 02-MP:

See Appendix No 01-MP here

See instruction in the appendix No 02-MP here:


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