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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 ByDownload
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This procedure applies to the following measure/s:
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity To
National Standard for GasolineTBTMinistry of Science and TechnologyStandard for GasolineYear of Approval 2001Standards Law No. 13/NA31-12-9999
National Standard for DieselTBTMinistry of Science and TechnologyStandard for DieselYear of Approval 2001Standards Law No. 13/NA31-12-9999
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
Importation of Fuel through designated border postsGeneralMinistry of Industry and CommerceImportation 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 fuelDecision on Administration of Fuel Import and Wholesale Businesses No.1785/MoIC.DTD. 31-12-9999
Inspection requirement - Imported GoodsInspection RequirementMinistry of Science and TechnologyFor 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.Regulation On the Quality Inspection of Goods No.1226/PMO-STEA31-12-9999
Requirement to obtain Quality Certificate from exporting country - Import FuelTBTMinistry of Science and TechnologyTo 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 consumersProcedure for Fuel Quality Inspection at Department of Standardization and Metrology, Border Checkpoint, Storage, Gas Station, and Procedure for Service Fee Collection of the Fuel Quality Inspection no. 0952/MoST.PS, dated 28 July 201631-12-9999
Inspection requirement - Import fuelInspection RequirementMinistry of Science and TechnologyImported 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 consumersProcedure for Fuel Quality Inspection at Department of Standardization and Metrology, Border Checkpoint, Storage, Gas Station, and Procedure for Service Fee Collection of the Fuel Quality Inspection no. 0952/MoST.PS, dated 28 July 201631-12-9999
Testing Requirement - Imported FuelTBTMinistry of Science and TechnologyWhen 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 TechnologyProcedure for Fuel Quality Inspection at Department of Standardization and Metrology, Border Checkpoint, Storage, Gas Station, and Procedure for Service Fee Collection of the Fuel Quality Inspection no. 0952/MoST.PS, dated 28 July 201631-12-9999
Fee of Quality Certification - Imported FuelTBTMinistry of Science and TechnologyFuel 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 budgetEdict on Fees and Service Charges No. 003/PO (Article 65 - 110)31-12-9999