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Official Gazette

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Tags: Exit
Procedures for customs valuation to be further simplified Procedures for customs valuation to be further simplified
The General Department of Customs is working out a draft decree to revise Decree 08 issued in 2015, which focuses on simplification of procedures for customs valuation to create more favorable conditions for priority enterprises in the customs sector.
Visa exemption for children of overseas Vietnamese Visa exemption for children of overseas Vietnamese
Overseas Vietnamese holding passports or international travel documents issued by foreign competent agencies and foreigners who are their spouses or children are eligible for visa exemption when they enter Vietnam.
Security border-guard procedures at ports tightened Security, border-guard procedures at ports tightened
Vessels entering Vietnamese marine border areas and crewmembers and passengers onboard these vessels are now required to carry out the entry procedures at the first seaport of arrival.
Drafters propose easing policies on luggage limits of passengers on entry Drafters propose easing policies on luggage limits of passengers on entry
Customs procedures for luggage of passengers on entry and exit would be simplified to remove existing problems, according to a draft decree amending Government Decree 08 of 2015.
Vietnam Belarus to heighten bilateral relations Vietnam, Belarus to heighten bilateral relations
Visiting President of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang and President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko reiterated their determination to make greater efforts to bring bilateral ties to the next level.
Purchase of duty-free goods Purchase of duty-free goods
Under current Vietnamese regulations, from February 15, 2017, persons on exit or in transit after completing the exit or transit procedures, passengers onboard international flights departing from Vietnam and persons awaiting exit may purchase duty-free goods.
Official Gazette issues Nos 7-9 January 2017 released on April 17 2017 Official Gazette issues Nos 7-9 January 2017, released on April 17, 2017
Customs Law helps boost international trade Customs Law helps boost international trade
The 2014 Customs Law and its guiding documents have not only codified local customs habits and practices but also legalized Vietnam’s international commitments on customs in the context of vigorous trade globalization and ever-expanding economic and customs alliances. It has established many modern legal mechanisms to facilitate international trade.
Jurisdiction of Vietnamese courts to settle civil cases involving foreign elements Jurisdiction of Vietnamese courts to settle civil cases involving foreign elements
This article analyzes new provisions on the jurisdiction of Vietnamese courts to hear civil cases and matters involving foreign elements under the 2015 Civil Procedure Code regarding general jurisdiction, exclusive jurisdiction and cases in which the jurisdiction remains unchanged.
How to apply for e-visas How to apply for e-visas
This article provides a foreigner with guidance on conditions and procedures for him to obtain an e-visa for entry into Vietnam.

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