The General Department of Vietnam Customs said customs procedures for goods in transit by inland waterway vehicles should comply with Clause 29, Article 1 of Circular 39/2018/TT-BTC dated April 20, 2018 amending and supplementing Article 51 of Circular 38/2015/TT-BTC dated March 25, 2015 of the Ministry of Finance.
Regarding customs supervision of goods in transit by inland waterway vehicles, it should comply with the provisions of Item e, Point 4, Clause 28, Article 1 of Circular 39/2018/TT-BTC dated April 20, 2018 of the Ministry of Finance. The case where goods in transit are transported by inland waterway vehicles with the carrier’s seal on the e-manifest for transporting to Vietnam is not subject to having a customs seal.
The inspection of the carrier’s seal will be carried out by the warehouse, yard and port enterprise and comply with the provisions of Point b, Point 1, Clause 31, Article 1 (Point b, Clause 1, Article 52) of Circular 39/2018/TT-BTC.
Enterprises are requested to use a means of transport with a tracking device connected to the customs system during the transport of goods during the process of transportation to the export border gate in accordance with the provisions of Item c.6, Point 1, Clause 29, Article 1 (Clause 1, Article 51) of Circular 39/2018/TT-BTC and Decision 666/QD-BGTVT dated April 4, 2018 of the Ministry of Transport on the approval of the scheme to install the AIS automatic identification equipment and equip VHF on inland waterway vehicles.
By N.Linh/Thanh Thuy