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Procedure NameApplication for Certificate of Quality (Science and Technology)
Description

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.

CategoryImport

The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
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This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal Document
National Standard for GasolineTBT Standard for GasolineYear of Approval 2001
National Standard for DieselTBT Standard for DieselYear of Approval 2001
Requirement to obtain Certificate of Quality for Imported GoodsTBT For 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 days
Importation of Fuel through designated border postsGeneral Importation of fuel may only take place at designated border posts and importer must have warehouse in the same province.For inspection reason as there is proper infrastructure to ensure the safety and quality of imported fuel
Inspection requirement - Imported GoodsInspection Requirement For certain goods listed in a controlled goods list (e.g. fuel, cement and other construction material, electrical goods, etc.) it may be inspected by officer from the Ministry of Science and Technology, Department of Standards and Metrology at the border checkpoint or storage siteFor the management of product quality each time goods are imported.
Requirement to obtain Quality Certificate from exporting country - Import FuelTBT To import fuel, the quality certificate issued by exporting country (not over 6 months) shall be attached with application form to obtain quality certificate from the Department of Standards and Metrology, Ministry of Science and TechnologyTo safeguard the benefits of the nation and consumers
Inspection requirement - Import fuelInspection Requirement Imported fuel needs to be inspected on the volume and selection of sample by Standard Inspection Officer at border post. To safeguard the benefits of the nation and consumers
Testing Requirement - Imported FuelTBT When the importation arrives at broder, Standard Inspection Officer at border post must collect some samples of imported fuel to conduct quality test before issuing the quality certificate for importation. To safeguard the benefits of the nation and consumers as well as to ensure the product meets certain standard set by Department of Standard and Metrology, Ministry of Science and Technology
Fee of Quality Certification - Imported FuelTBT Fuel importers have to pay fee and service charges of quality certification as following: Fee: Quality certificate = 30,000 kip/time; Service charges: Application form = 5,000 kip/form, and the quality inspection = 600,000 kipFor technical management and to support expenditure of state budget