Global Market Access: Vietnam

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
​Voltage220V (Single Phase); 380V (Three Phase)
​Frequency50Hz
​Manual LanguageVietnamese/English
​Plug TypeA/C/F

Vietnam Conformity Requirements

CATEGORIES

Electrical Safety

REGULATORY AGENCY

Directorate for Standards, Metrology and Quality (STAMEQ)

GUIDELINES

  • Locally manufactured products that fall in the regulated category require mandatory certification and the Vietnam Certification Centre (QUACERT) quality mark. Certain products require EMC compliance, as well.
  • Imported products only require a DoC or certification by a third-party CB and are regulated by import-export goods control.
  • Must show compliance with TCVN and/or IEC standards.

For applicable product categories or details on any of the above, contact Testing Partners.

Telecom & Wireless

REGULATORY AGENCY

Ministry of Information and Communications of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (MIC)

GUIDELINES

  • Type approval by certification or DoC is required, depending on the product, and testing of these products should be performed by MIC-approved and listed test labs.
  • Approved and declared products should be labeled with ICT Mark of conformity.
  • Local representative required.

For applicable product categories, contact Testing Partners.

Environmental: Energy Efficiency

REGULATORY AGENCY

Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT)

GUIDELINES

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  • Vietnam’s Prime Minister issued Decision No. 04/2017/QD-TTg on March 9, 2017 regulating the list of equipment subject to energy labeling and minimum energy performance within the territory.
  • There are two types of energy labels: confirmation (star label) and comparative (rectangular label showing the rating of energy efficiency level from 1 to 5 stars and relevant detailed parameters to the origin, evaluation criteria, and power consumption performance of the product).
  • Local representative required.
  • Sample testing required as part of application and approval process.
  • Environmental compliance is the responsibility of manufacturers, importers, and traders to declare the actual level of hazardous substances in the products in compliance with requirements, based on test reports issued by a designated laboratory.
  • The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade has finalized a circular based closely on the EU’s RoHS Directive that restricts the use of the 6 RoHS substances in 8 categories of EEE.

Regulatory News for Vietnam

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