blue-check Electronic licenses shall be accepted for import of medical devices

Official letter No. 5645/BYT-TB-CT dated July 15th, 2021 of the Ministry of Health regarding validity of licenses on the online public service portal for management of medical devices of the Ministry of Health (
Posted: 26/8/2021 10:24:34 AM | Latest updated: 30/8/2021 2:07:49 PM (GMT+7) | LuatVietnam: 5279 | Vietlaw: 524

This document is to request border-gate customs offices to accept electronic licenses and not requiring the physical licenses when enterprises follow procedures for import of medical devices.

According to the Ministry of Health’s opinions, import permits, certificates of free sale of medical devices are all granted online (at the website: They are no longer granted under the physical documents and the physical documents and electronic formats shall have the same legal value.

Ms Phuong Thao (
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