Vietnam Hanoi

New Bill of Lading regulations for shipments to Vietnam

Vietnam Hanoi

20 Dec 2018

The Vietnamese customs department has introduced new regulations for shipments to Vietnam. With immediate effect, all Bills of Lading must contain the following information:

  1. Consignee’s Tax Code (to be mentioned above the company name of the consignee)
  2. Company name, full address, telephone number, fax number and email address
  3. In case the BL is consigned ‘To Order’ or ‘To Order of…’, the Notify party must comply with above mentioned points 1 and 2.
  4. HS Code – Description of goods must include at least the first 4 numbers of the HS code.

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