Cosmetic product is a substance or a preparation which is used for touch with outside parts of human body (skin, hair system, finger nails, toenails, lip, and outside reproduction organ) or teeth and mouth mucous membrane with main purpose in order to cleanse, aromatize, change the outward characteristics, form, adjust body’s smell, safeguard body, or maintain the human body in good condition, needs to announce before being put into circulation in the market.

The import cosmetic proclamation dossiers include following information and documents: the following documents: name, label, usage (purpose), layout, color, components and formulations of cosmetics; name and address of the manufacturer; name and address of the packaging; name and address of the person responsible for putting cosmetics on the market; letter of attorney from the producers or the owners of products authorized for organizations, individuals are responsible of putting products on the market in Vietnam (applied to the import or domestic cosmetic of which organizations or individuals are responsible of putting products on the market, be not the manufacturer), Certificate of free sale (CFS) which is issued by the current territory, business registration certificate of organizations.

Organizations or individuals who are responsible for putting product on market apply the import cosmetic product proclamation dossier at the Department of Health in which have production factory. After being received, the agency will consider and grant The number of receiving the cosmetic product proclamation report with validity period of 5 years, after this period if cosmetics has been continues to be put into circulation on the market, enterprises must be announced before The number of receiving the cosmetic product proclamation reports expire and pay a fee as prescribed.