At this Decision, Duty-free shops may be located at port of international airports to serve passengers on entrance (not including drivers and attendants in vehicles on entrance) in areas under the management and supervision of Customs agencies.

Accordingly, Persons on entry when purchasing duty-free goods must produce their passports having the entry stamp or produce their boarding passes. Duty-free shop must keep copies of these documents. Persons on entry may purchase duty-free goods according to duty-free quotas of luggage under the Decree No. 66/2002/ND-CP dated July 01, 2002 of the Government prescribing the duty-free quotas of luggage of people on exit and entry as well as of imported presents and gifts.

Also in accordance with this Decision, Currencies used in transactions at duty-free shops are: Vietnam dong; freely convertible foreign currencies or currency of bordering countries at duty-free shops in border regions (instead of the previous regulations of only using Vietnam dong and USD and EURO).

This Decision takes effect on September 15, 2013.


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