50% discount on appraisal fee for licensing import and export of radioactive substances

50% discount on appraisal fee for licensing import and export of radioactive substances
Bảo Ngọc

On December 22, 2021, the Ministry of Finance issued Circular 116/2021/TT-BTC amending and supplementing a number of articles of Circular 287/2016/TT-BTC stipulating the collection rate, collection and payment regime, management and use of fees and charges in the field of atomic energy.

Accordingly, amending and supplementing a number of points in Section I, Part A, Schedule of fees and charges in the field of atomic energy promulgated together with Circular 287/2016/TT-BTC as follows:

Reduce 50% of the assessment fee for granting licenses to import and export radioactive substances, specifically:

- Radioactive sources with above-average radiation hazard: VND 3,500,000 (for 1 source or 1 lot of sources to use in 1 device);

(Currently, the fee is 7,000,000 VND).

- Radioactive sources with an average level of radioactive danger: 1,000,000 VND/1 source;

(Currently, the fee is 2,000,000 VND).

- Radioactive sources with below-average levels of radioactive danger: VND 500,000/1 source.

(Currently, the fee is 1,000,000 VND).

In addition, amend and supplement point 4 of Section “Notes” as follows:

In case of license renewal, the fee will be equal to 75% of the fee for initial assessment as prescribed in Circular 287/2016/TT-BTC (currently, it is equal to 75% of the fee for assessment and issuance of a new license) .

Circular 116/2021/TT-BTC takes effect from February 5, 2022.



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