THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Official Dispatch No.  9228/BYT-TB-CT dated November 25, 2015 of the Ministry of Health on implementation of procedure “Issuance of permits for medical equipment” on the national single-window system
To:
Representative offices of companies importing and trading in medical equipment (hereinafter referred to as companies)
In order to implement the policies of the Government and enable companies to comply with regulations on import of medical equipment, the Ministry of Health cooperated with the General Department of Customs and Vietnam Military Telecommunications Group (Viettel) in taking place 2 sessions of conference about “Introduction of Circular No. 30/2015/TT-BYT of the Ministry of Health and training in implementation of the national single-window system applied to the procedures for issuance of permits for import of medical equipment” with the attendance of companies in Hanoi on November 19, 2015 and in Ho Chi Minh City on November 21, 2015, in particular:
i. Introducing Circular No. 30/2015/TT-BYT dated October 12, 2015 of the Ministry of Health on import of medical equipment. (Circular No. 30/2015/TT-BYT)
ii. Providing the companies with training courses in implementation of procedures for “Issuance of permit for medical equipment” on the national single-window system.
In order to implement the above contents, the Ministry of Health (Department of Medical Equipment and Works) notifies the following contents:
1. The Circular No. 30/2015/TT-BYT comes into force from November 30, 2015. Accordingly, each application for issuance of permit for medical equipment import submitted to the Ministry of Health before November 30, 2015 by the import companies (according to the receipt stamp of the Ministry of Health), the Ministry of Health (Department of Medical Equipment and Works) shall, pursuant to the Circular No. 24/2011/TT-BYT dated June 21, 2011 of the Ministry of Health on import of medical equipment, consider issuing the permit for medical equipment import.