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Customs Clearing

Southeast Movers is one of the leading Customs Clearing Agents in UAE

WHAT DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED FOR CUSTOMS CLEARANCE ?

  • Cargo Bill
  • Delivery Order (DO)
  • Commercial Invoice (CI)
  • Packing List
  • Certificate of Origin
  • Authorization Letter

TRANSFER OF GOODS FROM THE PORTS OF ENTRY

Physical examination of the shipment takes place upon arrival of the imported goods at any port of entry. The goods are then recorded in a special register and inspected. After which, the clearing agent guarantees payment of duties and transfers the consignment to the closest Customs Centre, authorized to clear the goods.

It is permitted to transfer the goods to any Customs Centre within the Country or to the free zone areas or ICD based on the importer’s request and in accordance with the forms prepared for this purpose(transfer forms), available at the Customs Centre. This ensures the safe arrival of the goods to the customs centre where clearing procedures take place.

PLACING GOODS IN BONDED AREAS (IF REQUIRED BY THE CONSIGNEE) ?

written request is submitted to the centre’s director or any of his assistants to enter the goods into the bonded area. After which a bonded entry declaration form is prepared for conducting the registration, inspection, valuation, auditing, and accounting procedures. The form is then signed by the centre’s director or any of his assistants authorizing the completion of the procedures.

The clearing agent then sends the goods to the bonded area with an official written guarantee letter, where customs duties remain pending until clearance time.

CUSTOMS DECLARATION FORM

The customs declaration form presented by the consignee should provide details of the specifications of the declared goods(i.e. its value, kind, weight ,and quantity.. etc). The type of clearance form depends on the procedure required by the consignee.

The Customs Law stipulates that a customs declaration form must be filled out for all goods, even if they are exempt from duties and taxes. One declaration form is required for cargo accounted for in each manifest submitted by the carrier. It is not allowed to cancel the declaration form after paying the customs duties incurred on the goods.

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