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Procedure NameApplication for Certificate of Quality (Science and Technology)

This procedure applies to the importation of certain items listed in a list of controlled products (e.g. cement and other construction materials, electrical equipment, etc.). The list of goods can be obtained from the Department of Standards and Metrology of the Ministry of Science and Technology (DSM/MST). You can contact either the Ministry or the provincial office of the DSM. A trader must apply for a technical inspection to be carried out by DSM before clearing the goods for import.  Please refer to Regulation on the Quality Inspection of Goods No.1226/PMO-STEA.

Note 1

The application may be in a free form letter.  It is the responsibility of the trader to inform the Provincial Office of DSM/MST of the time of arrival of the goods.

Note 2

The documents that must be presented together with the application are the following.

  • Company Registration/Incorporation Certificate

  • Tax Registration Certificate

  • Commercial documents, e.g. invoice, packing list, Bill of Lading

  • Certificate of analysis or standard certification relevant to the product from the exporting countries

Note 3

Click here to view sample Certificate of Quality.

Note 4

The trader may proceed with claring goods with Customs and other border authorities if necessary.


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NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity To
Requirement to obtain Certificate of Quality for Imported GoodsTBTMinistry of Science and TechnologyFor certain goods listed in a controlled goods list (e.g. fuel, cement and other construction material, electrical goods, etc.) it is necessary to obtain a Certificate of Quality prior to importation from the Ministry of Science and Technology, Department of Standards and Metrology.For the management of product quality each time goods are imported. This measure takes about 10 daysRegulation On the Quality Inspection of Goods No.1226/PMO-STEA31-12-9999