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What is Customs Clearance?

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Customs Imports Certification
Posted on 17 Sep 15

Customs Clearance is one of the most important processes, a cargo delivery faces from one country to another

Customs clearance is the act of passing the goods through customs so that they can enter or leave the country
A document given by customs to a shipper to show that customs duty has been paid and the goods can be transported.

What customs clearance requires

Customs clearance work includes preparation and submission of documentation required to facilitate export or imports into the country, representing customer during customs examination, assessment, payment of duty and taking the distribution of cargo from customs after clearance along with documents.

Documents require in customs clearance

Exports Certification:

Purchasing order from Buyer, Sales Statement, Packing List, Shipping bill, Bill of Lading, Certificate of Origin and any other specific documentation as specified by the buyer, or as per importing country code of practice.

Imports Certification:

Purchase Order from Buyer, Sales Invoice of the trader, Bill of Entrance, Airways bill, Packing List, Certificate of Origin, and any other specific documentation required by the buyer, or economic institution.
Every port in the world places the cargo through a customs clearance procedure.

Shipping Containers at the Port, What’s more, the rules, regulations, and laws are a bit different from country to country, sometimes from port to port inside a nation, getting someone who specializes in customs clearance very important to a shipper exporting and importing commodities. These specialists are called customs brokers and the work they do is called customs brokerage.
Having the wrong person switch the customs brokerage can be very difficult. Shipping containers are warehoused as they go through customs clearance. Warehousing and storing fees can add rapidly. If there is a difficulty with the customs brokerage and then the customs clearance does not occur efficiently.
Your cargo, sending services should also be capable to manage the customs clearance, but you can select to handle it distinctly with your own customs broker. When selecting a freight forwarder, you want a corporation with the experience to handle your customs clearance as well.
There are other steps you can do to help ensure your shipping containers make it through customs easily.
1. Suitably load shipping container
2. Provide Complete and Precise Information to Your Freight Forwarder

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