Conditions for the issuance of the License to trade in tobacco ingredients in Vietnam

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Decree No. 67/2013/ND-CP

Decree No. 08/2018/ND-CP

Some definitions about tobacco cultivation in Vietnam

Accordingly, Tobacco is a product manufacture wholly or partially from tobacco ingredients; and in the form of cigarettes, cigars, shredded tobacco used for smoking pipes, smoking, chewing, or sniffing.

Then, Shredded tobacco is tobacco manufacture wholly or partially from tobacco ingredients; and made in the form of tobacco shreds used for smoking pipes, rolling, smoking, and chewing.

So, Tobacco related to the conditions for the issuance of the License to trade in tobacco ingredients in Vietnam

  • Firstly, distributors are traders that purchase tobacco directly from tobacco suppliers and sell them to tobacco wholesalers.
  • Secondly, wholesalers are traders that purchase tobacco from tobacco distributors and tobacco suppliers to sell to tobacco retailers
  • Finally, retailers are traders that purchase products from tobacco wholesalers and sell them to consumers.

Investment in tobacco cultivation and use of tobacco variations

The investment in areas where tobacco plants planted in each locality must be conformable with the planning for tobacco ingredient area approved by competent state authorities and local land planning.

Then, the use of tobacco variations must comply with the laws on management of plant varieties.

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Conditions for the issuance of the License to trade in tobacco ingredients in Vietnam

Firstly, the enterprise shall be established lawfully.

Secondly, The enterprise has an agreement in principal or agreement to entrust import of tobacco ingredients concluded with a tobacco manufacturer or an enterprise that processes tobacco ingredients; or agreement in principal or agreement to entrust export of tobacco ingredients concluded with an enterprise eligible to invest in tobacco cultivation or enterprise that processes tobacco ingredients.

The enterprise having the license for purchasing/selling tobacco ingredients shall only be entitled to import tobacco ingredients on behalf of an enterprise having the certificate of eligibility to invest in tobacco cultivation or the license for processing of tobacco ingredients.

So, Decree 67/2013 and Decree 08/2018 have changed and supplemented each other. Removed some terms to match reality.

Related questions about “Conditions for the issuance of the License to trade in tobacco ingredients in Vietnam”

Classification of tobacco ingredients?

Firstly, Tobacco planters, enterprises that plant, process, trade in tobacco ingredients shall classify tobacco ingredients in accordance with law.
Secondly, the Ministry of Industry and Trade shall cooperate with relevant Ministries and agencies in formulating national technical standards of tobacco ingredient classification.

Application for the Certificate of eligibility to invest in tobacco cultivation

A written request for the Certificate of eligibility to invest in tobacco cultivation.
A copy of the Certificate of Business registration.
Then, The declaration of the area, floor plan of the warehouse, workshop, office, and other ancillary sites.
The manifest of equipment: ventilation system, fire prevention and fighting equipment, hygrometer, thermometer, pest prevention equipment, shelves and platforms.
Then, The list of employees, copies of labor contract and intermediate degrees in agriculture (or higher) of investment managers; technical supporters, and ingredient purchasers.
Finally, Copies of contracts to invest in tobacco cultivation signed with planters and the statement of planting area and estimated quantity of tobacco leaves.

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