Training Conference on Circular 22/2014/TT-BTC of Ministry of Finance and customs procedures for implementing VNACCS/VCIS system.
On March 13th, 2014, General Department of Vietnam Customs held the training Conference for customs officers on Circular 22/2014/TT-BTC of February 14th, 2014, stipulating e-customs procedures on commercial imported-exported goods and customs procedures for implementing VNACCS/VCIS system.
VNACCS/VCIS system is planned to operate officially since April 1st, 2014. To ensure legal foundation for official operation, Ministry of Finance (MOF) promulgated Circular 22/2014/TT-BTC of February 14th, 2014 that stipulate e-customs procedures on commercial imported – exported goods.
The Circular included 5 chapters, 35 articles, and 3 appendixes to ensure the implementation of e-customs procedures on system consists:
Chapter 1: General provisions (including 7 articles) regulate on governing scope, applicability, interpretation of terms, E-customs declarant, e-customs data processing system, time limit of e-customs declaration.
Chapter 2: Customs procedures on imported- exported goods according to purchasing contract (included 14 articles) which define general rules on e-customs dossier; prior registration of imported - exported goods information; customs declaration; cancellation of declaration form; receiving, checking, registering and classifying customs declarations; checking customs record and physical examination of goods during doing customs procedures; good preservation/ goods release/ customs clearance, currency exchange, guarantee, tax collection; examining e-certificates;
Chapter 3: Customs procedures on other types (processing, exporting production, outsourcing, temporary imported for re-exported goods, etc);
Chapter 4: Customs supervision and goods transportation under (including 3 articles) regulating on customs supervision; reasons to define the exported goods; customs procedures on goods transported under customs supervision.
Chapter 5: Implementation provisions (including two articles) regulate effectiveness and implementation responsibilities