In case of importing goods to Russia you may face with the fact that custom agencies can’t define clearly what is the code of your product according to All-Russian classifier for products code (OKP) or the Commodity nomenclature for foreign economical activity (TN VED). Or for trading in Russian Federation you must show an official paper, that your goods don’t subject to mandatory certification? In these cases you should get a refusal letter.
Refusal letter – is an official document, in which is defined that this production doesn’t belong to group of products of obligatory certification in GOST R system. Refusal letter – is clarification of accredited agency that production is not subject to mandatory certification. They compose letter on the paper of the agency, giving this refusal letter and imprint stamp.
One differs refusal letters for customs and for trade. In first case refusal letters are given by VNIIS (Russian Scientific Research Institute of Certification). And for trade a refusal letter may be given by any body of certification.
Refusal letters are classified depending on purposes:
- – refusal letters for sanitary epidemiologic expertise;
- – refusal letters for mandatory certification in GOST R system.