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Enter details of imported goods
(last modified: 24/05/2021)


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Timeframe ( ver detalles )

Espera hasta paso siguiente

Free of charge
0 mn  -  15 mn
0 days  -  0.5day

Contact details

Entity in charge

Customs Broker


Expected results

Agreement between Client and Customs Broker Agreement between Client and Customs Broker

Cost: Free

When hiring Customs Agent the costs vary depending on the services needed and the fee structure of an individual Customs Broker.

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: max  10mn
Attention at counter: max   5mn
Waiting time until next step: max   0.5day

Legal justification

1. Customs Act 2019
Customs Act 2019
Article 320(1)and(2) A person who wishes to make the entry: (a) himself or herself; (b) through a person named in a document given to a custom officer, which authorizes the person named in the document to act in relation to a particular transation; through a customs agent.

Additional information

Licenced Customs Brokers can support in submitting the customs declaration and handling additional import and export procedures.
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