Domestic foods - distinguishing with imported foods, are the kinds of foods produced in Vietnam, proceeded proclamation before putting into the market; therefore, enterprise have to prepare required information, documents for proclamation of foods produced by themselves or other units processing before trade, exchange or marketing on the market.

To proceed proclamation of domestic foods (other than functional foods), enterprises have to prepare information, documents including: an Announcement of regulation conformity or conformity with regulation on food safety, a Detail information regarding imported foods, a Result of examination of imported foods, a Plan of periodic supervision, a Certificate of qualified units of safety foods as prescribed, a Certificate of business, a certificate of conformity with standards of HACCP or ISO 22000 or equivalent (if any).

The dossier of proclamation of domestic foods is filed to competent state agency namely Branch of Food Administration – Department of Health; after receiving the dossier, this agency will consider the dossier and grant the Document of Receipt of the announcement of regulation conformity/ certificate of conformity with regulation on food safety with duration of 3 or 5 years if the dossier meets the requirements, if not, the agency will require the enterprise to remedy shortcomings within the duration as prescribed.