VIETNAM  (VN)

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Recipient is responsible for duties and taxes that are assessed by the country.

PRICE GROUP: 6

P.O. BOX ADDRESSES:
Not Accepted.

DIMENSION NOTE:
Maximum Size: Total length and girth not to exceed 108 inches.
Individual dimensions not to exceed:
    Length - 46 Inches
    Width - 35 Inches
    Height - 46 Inches
Minimum Size: An envelope or package must be large enough to completely contain the Global Express Guaranteed Air Waybill (Shipping Label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings. The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and 9.5 inches long.

WEIGHT NOTE:
Total Not To Exceed 70 Lbs

VALUE LIMITS:
$2499.00

GIFT SHIPMENTS:
Acceptable: Shipper must indicate "Gift" and details on the Commercial Invoice. Duty/Tax will be exempted up 1,000,000 Vietnam Dong (approximately $62 US) to Vietnamese individual. Drugs (Medicines) are not gifts.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Chemicals (non-haz), Drugs (prescription and non-prescription) and Liquids (non-haz) require the trademark labels and manufacturer's information to be listed on the commodities and also on the Commerical Invoice.
Eye/Medical glasses (short sighted, far sighted, near sighted, etc.) require an Import License from the Ministry of Health.
Used laptop, Ipad, smartphone, IP television receivers of LED/OLED type can be imported if the period from the date of manufacture to the date of Customs declaration is less than 1 year.
Textile shipments that are temporarily imported for processing and re-exported will be exempt from Duty/Tax if recipient is able to provide the Customs Declaration Form. The Commercial Invoice must be declared specifically, expect delays.
An Import License from the Ministry of Trade is required for Tobacco/Cigarette or products.
Customs regulation requires all commercial shipments to be cleared by the recipient. The recipient can appoint a licensed broker to act on the recipient's behalf at the recipient's own expense.
In order to avoid delays in Customs clearance, copies (pre-fax/ scanning) of available versions of Commercial Invoices are required. This covers the customers own business letterhead Commercial Invoice.
Market Values will be used to assess duty/tax if understated declared values are found for any shipment, delays will be expected.

COUNTRY SPECIFIC PROHIBITION
In addition to the standard GXG prohibited items, plus:
    Advertisements (Wine)
    Dry Ice
    Eggs of animals
    Ice, blue
    Playing cards
    Soil
    Stamp (a)
    Tobacco/cigarette products to private individual
    Used Consumer Goods
    Viagra
    Liquids, Haz
(a) Instrument for stamping a pattern or mark
Log and Timber products from Liberia (Wood-chips, poles, post, fence pickets, sheets, flooring, molding, pallet, tool handles, barrels, crates, tableware/kitchenware, shutters, blinds, cases/boxes/chests for jewelry and silverware, clothes hangers, clothespins, toothpicks, etc)

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS:
Jan 01-2014, 30-2014, 31-2014; Feb 01-2014, 02-2014, 03-2014, 04-2014, 05-2014; Apr 09-2014, 30-2014; May 01-2014; Sep 02-2014 and U.S. Holidays

VIETNAM
VIETNAM operates within a workweek of Monday through Saturday. (Sunday is not considered an operating day and has no effect on the transit times listed.)

DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS:
Use the matrix below to determine if a commercial invoice (PS Form 6182) is required and to determine document and non-document status for transit time calculation. If a commodity is not listed or if there is a doubt, complete a commercial invoice for the shipment.
    Advertising (Shipment is considered a document) (1392)
    Airline Ticket Issue (Shipment is considered a document)
    All Non-Documents and Non-Prohibited Items (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Annual Reports (Shipment is considered a document)
    Appliances (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Artwork, Commercial (Prohibited Item)
    Artwork, Fine (Prohibited Item)
    Bio Products, Non-Hazardous (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Blueprints (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (136)
    Books (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (214)
    Brochures (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (214)
    Business Cards (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Camera (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Checks Cashier (Shipment is considered a document)
    Checks, Business (Shipment is considered a document) (209)
    Checks, Payroll (Shipment is considered a document)
    Checks, Travellers (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (209)
    Chemicals, Non-Hazardous (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (140,237,624)
    Compact Disc (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (214,747,982)
    Computer Printouts (Shipment is considered a document)
    Cosmetics, Non-Hazardous (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (148,624,907)
    Credit Cards (Prohibited Item)
    Digital Video Disc (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (214,747,982)
    Documents (Shipment is considered a document) (89)
    Drawings (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Drugs, Prescription (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (81,167,864)
    Film, Commercial (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (214)
    Food, Nonperishable (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (148,178,624)
    Greeting Cards (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Invitations (Shipment is considered a document)
    Invoices (Shipment is considered a document)
    Journals (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Leather Goods (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (747)
    Liquor, Non-Hazardous (Prohibited Item)
    Magazines (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (214)
    Manuals (Shipment is considered a document)
    Manuscripts (Shipment is considered a document)
    Medical Equipment (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (81)
    Medical Supplies (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Money Orders (Shipment is considered a document)
    Musical Instruments (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Newspapers (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (214)
    Office Supplies (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Parts, Aircraft (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Parts, Computer (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Parts, Electronic (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Parts, Machine (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (169,749)
    Personal Effects (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (174)
    Photographs (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Slides (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Software (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (292,747)
    Sports Equipment (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Tapes, Audio (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (982)
    Tapes, Video (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (458,624,982)
    Textiles, Finished (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (229,747)
    Textiles, Unfinished (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (229)
    Toys (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (19)
    Wireless Equipment (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (560,624)


CITIES SERVED Days
Doc
Days
Non-Doc
All Other Cities 03   03
An Giang 94000 04   04
An Giang Province 94000 04   04
Ba Ria - Vung Tau 74000 04   04
Ba Ria Vung Tau 74000 04   04
Bac Giang 21000 07   07
Bac Giang Province 21000 07   07
Bac Lieu 99000 07   07
Bac Lieu Province 99000 07   07
Bac Ninh 16000 07   07
Bac Ninh Province 16000 07   07
Ben Tre 83000 04   04
Ben Tre Province 83000 04   04
Bien Hoa 71000 04   04
Binh Dinh 53000 07   07
Binh Dinh Province 53000 07   07
Binh Duong 72000 04   04
Binh Duong Province 72000 04   04
Binh Phuoc 77000 04   04
Binh Phuoc Province 77000 04   04
Binh Thuan 62000 07   07
Binh Thuan Province 62000 07   07
Ca Mau 96000 07   07
Ca Mau Province 96000 07   07
Cam Ranh 97100 04   04
Cam Ranh Bay 97100 04   04
Can Tho 92000 04   04
Can Tho City 92000 04   04
Can Tho Province 92000 04   04
Cao Bang 22000 08   08
Cao Bang Province 22000 08   08
Cu Chi 70700 04   04
Da Nang 59000 04   04
Da Nang City 59000 04   04
Dak Lak 55000 07   07
Dak Lak Province 55000 07   07
Dalat 61100 07   07
Dalat - Lam Dong 61100 07   07
Dalat - Lam Dong Province 61100 07   07
Dalat City 61100 07   07
Dalat Lam Dong 61100 07   07
Dalat Lam Dong Province 61100 07   07
Danang City 59000 04   04
Dong Nai 71000 04   04
Dong Nai Province 71000 04   04
Dong Thap 93000 07   07
Dong Thap Province 93000 07   07
Gia Lai 54000 07   07
Gia Lai Province 54000 07   07
Ha Dong Ha Tay 31100 07   07
Ha Giang 29000 08   08
Ha Giang Province 29000 08   08
Ha Long Quang Ninh 36000 08   08
Ha Nam 30100 07   07
Ha Nam Province 30100 07   07
Ha Noi 10000 04   04
Ha Tay 31100 07   07
Ha Tay Province 31100 07   07
Ha Tinh 43000 10   10
Ha Tinh Province 43000 10   10
Hai Duong 34000 07   07
Hai Duong City 34000 07   07
Hai Duong Province 34000 07   07
Hai Phong 35000 07   07
Hai Phong City 35000 07   07
Haiphong 35000 07   07
Hanoi 10000 04   04
Hanoi City 10000 04   04
Ho Chi Minh 70000 03   03
Ho Chi Minh City 70000-70005 03   03
Ho Chi Minh City 70010 03   03
Hoa Binh 13000 07   07
Hoa Binh Province 13000 07   07
Hochiminh 70001 03   03
Hochiminh 70002-70005 03   03
Hochiminh 70010 03   03
Hue 47000 07   07
Hue City 47000 07   07
Hung Yen 39000 07   07
Hung Yen Province 39000 07   07
Khanh Hoa 57000 07   07
Kien Giang 95000 07   07
Kien Giang Province 95000 07   07
Kon Tum 58000 07   07
Kon Tum Province 58000 07   07
Lai Chau 28000 10   10
Lai Chau Province 28000 10   10
Lam Dong 61100 07   07
Lang Son 20000 07   07
Lang Son Province 20000 07   07
Lao Cai 19000 08   08
Lao Cai Province 19000 08   08
Long An 81000 04   04
Long An Province 81000 04   04
My Tho 82000 07   07
My Tho City 82000 07   07
Nam Dinh 32100 07   07
Nam Dinh Province 32100 07   07
Nghe An 42100 09   09
Nghe An Province 42100 09   09
Nha Trang 57000 07   07
Nha Trang City 57000 07   07
Ninh Binh 40000 07   07
Ninh Binh Province 40000 07   07
Ninh Thuan 63000 07   07
Ninh Thuan Province 63000 07   07
Phu Tho 24000 07   07
Phu Tho Province 24000 07   07
Phu Yen 56000 07   07
Phu Yen Province 56000 07   07
Quang Binh 45100 08   08
Quang Binh Province 45100 08   08
Quang Nam 51000 07   07
Quang Nam Province 51000 07   07
Quang Ngai 52000 07   07
Quang Ngai Province 52000 07   07
Quang Ninh 36000 08   08
Quang Tri 46000 08   08
Quang Tri Province 46000 08   08
Quy Nhon 53000 07   07
Soc Trang 97000 07   07
Soc Trang Province 97000 07   07
Son La 27000 08   08
Son La Province 27000 08   08
Tay Ninh 73000 04   04
Tay Ninh Province 73000 04   04
Thai Binh 33000 07   07
Thai Binh Province 33000 07   07
Thai Nguyen 23000 07   07
Thai Nguyen Province 23000 07   07
Thanh Hoa 41000 08   08
Thanh Hoa Province 41000 08   08
Thua Thien - Hue 47000 07   07
Thua Thien Hue 47000 07   07
Thuan An 72000 04   04
Tien Giang 82000 07   07
Tra Vinh 90000 07   07
Tra Vinh Province 90000 07   07
Tuyen Quang 25000 08   08
Tuyen Quang Province 25000 08   08
Vinh Long 91000 04   04
Vinh Long Province 91000 04   04
Vinh Nghe An 42100 09   09
Vinh Phuc 11000 07   07
Vinh Phuc Province 11000 07   07
Vinhphuc 11000 07   07
Vung Tau City 74000 04   04
Yen Bai 26000 07   07
Yen Bai Province 26000 07   07

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