1. List documents are requested

No

Description

Qty

In-charge

1

Declaration of conformity to food safety regulation

02 original copies /01 product)

Service Provider draft basing on information provided by Applicant/ Manufacturer

2

Product Specification

02 original copies /01 product

Service Provider draft basing on information provided by Applicant/ Manufacturer

3

Free Sale Certificate or Health Certificate or equivalent certificate granted by competent authority of origin country (indicating that the product is safe for human comsumption and in compliance with lesgilation of food safety

An original copy or Notarized copy or Legalized copy

Provided by Manufacturer

4

Testing results within 12 months, including key quality criteria’s, food safety criteria’s, by a testing lab designated by a state competent agency; or by an recognized independent lab

An original copy or Notarized copy or Legalized copy

Provided by Service Provider

5

Periodically monitoring Plan

02 original copies /01 product

Service Provider draft basing on information provided by Applicant/ Manufacturer

6

Labelling as circulate in the origin country

02 original copies /01 product

Provided by Manufacturer

7

Supplementary label in Vietnamese

02 original copies /01 product

Service Provider draft basing on information provided by Applicant/ Manufacturer

8

Sample of finished product

2 samples/product

Provided by Manufacturer

9

Certificate of satisfaction of food safety conditions

02 copies /01 product

Provided by Applicant

10

Certificate of HACCP or ISO 22000 (if any)

An original copy or Notarized copy or Legalized copy

Provided by Manufacturer

11

Business Registration Certificate of Applicant

01 notarized copy /01 product

Provided by Applicant

12

Information, scientific documents supporting the effects of each ingredient contributing to the declared functions of product

Copy certified by Applicant

Provided by Applicant

2. TIME

2.1. Time for testing products

Products shall be tested with 12 days from receiving sample

2.1. Time for drafting dossier:

Drafting required documents and complete of all required forms: 03 working days each product from date of receipt of sufficient information.

2.2. Perform procedure declaration of standard at VFA of Vietnam

Under the law of Vietnam, within  30 working days from date of receipt of sufficient dossier, VFA will issue Certificate for imported food

3. EFFECT OF CERTIFICATE OF STANDARD PRODUCT FOR IMPORTED FOOD

Certificate issued by VFA shall be effective:

  • 05 years for food product produced by manufacturer having one of the advance quality control systems certificates: HACCP, ISO 22000;
  • 03 years for food producing/trading manufacturer does not have the above mentioned certificates.
If you would like further information on Guideline for declaration of product quality regarding imported functional food, please either email to our Partners at: info@sblaw.vn or call to our Office:
Ha Noi Office: +84 (4) 62 62 0246
HCM Office: +84 (8) 35 208 101.
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