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PROCEDURE OF IMPORTING FRESH SEAFOOD (ALASKA CANADA LOBSTER, KING CRAB) INTO VIETNAM

Nowadays, the domestic demand for fresh seafood products is increasing, but the domestic market isn't enough, so many businesses have to import fresh seafood from abroad. With a diverse assortment and high quality, imported seafood products are highly welcomed, such as Lobster, king crab, Alaskan crab, heliotrope snail, abalone, and other seafood which always sold out. However, getting imported seafood products to consumers is not a simple task. Today, we will learn the process of importing fresh seafood (Alaska Lobster and king crab) as follows:

Refer to the procedure for importing frozen seafood products

Refer to the process of importing live koi fish for breeding and ornamental fish production

PROCEDURE OF IMPORTING FRESH SEAFOOD (ALASKA CANADA LOBSTER, KING CRAB) INTO VIETNAM

Procedure of importing fresh seafood (Alaska Canada lobster/ king crab) into Vietnam

Apply for a permit to import fresh seafood (Lobster, king crab) from the Directorate of Fisheries and the Department of Animal Health

Before importing fresh seafood, it is necessary to apply for an import permit. It will take 2-3 weeks (if the records are accurate).

Documents include:

  • Application for licensing to import Lobster and king crab
  • Photo or drawing describing the aquatic species for import and showing trade name, scientific name
  • A description of the biological characteristics of the seafood species requested for an import permit
  • Certificate of origin
  • Plan on inspection and supervision of live seafood from import, transport, preservation, storage, processing to consumption (01 original).

After the application is accepted, it is necessary to check the lake. If the lake doesn't meet the standards, the new permitting process to import seafood will be complete. (salinity, coldness, clean lake, etc.)

Register for quarantining imported lobsters and king crabs

Before the goods arrive, it is necessary to register for quarantining fresh seafood (Lobster, king crab). The documents include:

  • Quarantine registration form
  • Health certificate of Lobster, king crab from quarantine agency in the exporting country
  • Quarantine permit for imported fresh seafood (Lobster, king crab)

PROCEDURE OF IMPORTING FRESH SEAFOOD (ALASKA CANADA LOBSTER, KING CRAB) INTO VIETNAM

Implement quarantine and customs procedures for importing lobster and king crab

For the customs authority, docs include:

  • Bill / Invoice / Packing list
  • C/O
  • Customs declaration
  • Quarantine registration form of King Crab and Lobster

For quarantine agency

The quarantine agency will check the records and the Lobster and king crab at the airport in reality. If the collated information is correct, the enterprise will be licensed a (temporary) transporting certificate to bring back lobster and king crab to storage for preservation.

→ The above two things are very significant and need to be accurate because it is essential to bring lobsters and king crabs to the lake during the day to limit their deaths.

PROCEDURE OF IMPORTING FRESH SEAFOOD (ALASKA CANADA LOBSTER, KING CRAB) INTO VIETNAM

Transport lobster and king crab to the lake

Need to rent a cold car to make sure Lobster, King Crab is healthy

Correctly arrange the crate to ensure that when moving the Lobster, King Crab doesn't die (please don't mind contacting me to know how to set out)

After bringing the goods to the lake for storage, the quarantine continued to check Lobster and King Crab to confirm the actual situation of fresh seafood (Whether there is a pest or not).

Consult the price after customs clearance

When importing fresh seafood (Lobster, king crab), you will consult the price for some orders at the request of Customs. Everyone needs to know to avoid incurring taxes.

The service of importing fresh seafood (Alaska Canada lobster/ king crab) at Aloha company:

The importing fresh seafood service of Aloha company will support customers with all works (as mentioned), and ensure the goods are taken out in the shortest time, limiting the status Lobster, King Crab died due to late process time.

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Or contact Mr. Jack at +8490 262 0898 for more information.

Source: Aloha International Logistics Company