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Summary of Specific Customs Requirements

Summary of the special requirements of Basenton Logistics on the customs of various countries

Mexico

a. To declare the AMS bill of lading, the product code must be displayed, and the AMS information and packing list invoice must be provided;
b. Notify shows the third-party notifier, usually the agent of the freight forwarding company or CONSIGNEE;
c. Display the real consignor and real consignee;
d. The product name cannot display the general name, and the detailed product name should be displayed;
e. Number of pieces: It is required to display the detailed number of pieces, for example: there are 50 boxes of goods in 1PALLET;
f. The bill of lading should show the origin of the goods.

Chile:

Chile does not accept telex bills of lading, and wooden packaging must be fumigated. 

Panama

a. The bill of lading is not accepted, the wooden package should be fumigated, and the packing list and invoice should be provided;

b. The goods transiting through the Cologne Free Trade Zone and going to Panama must be stackable and forklift operation, and the weight of a single piece cannot exceed 2000KGS.

Colombia
The freight amount (in USD or EUR) must be shown on the bill of lading.

India
Regardless of FOB or CIF conditions, regardless of whether the bill of lading is “TOORDER OF SHIPPER” (instructed bill of lading), whether the bill of lading is in your hand, India can not pay and technically legal, in the BILL OFENTRY (import declaration manifest) and As long as the name of the Indian customer is displayed on the IGM (Import Cargo Manifest), you have lost the right to the goods, regardless of whether the bill of lading is in your hand, so be sure to pay 100% in advance as much as possible.

Russia
a. The guest must pay in time, or the two parties have long-term cooperation, otherwise it is recommended to pay first! Or pay more than 75% in advance;
b. After the goods arrive at the port, be sure to urge the guests to pay and urge the guests to pick up the goods! Otherwise, after the goods arrive at the port, no one picks up the goods and the goods are hacked by the customs, or you have to pay high fees and the guests can release the goods without a bill of lading through the relationship. Sometimes this market is reasonable and unclear;
c. In view of the procrastination style of the Russians, it must be remembered that whether it is prepayment, delivery, or return of the final payment, it must be urged.

Kenya
The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) started the Pre-Export Standards Compliance Verification Scheme on September 29, 2015. Therefore, the pre-shipment verification method of PVOC has been adopted since 2005. Products in the PVOC catalog must obtain compliance (CoC) before shipment. CoC is a mandatory customs clearance document in Kenya. Without this certificate, the goods will be refused entry after arriving at the Kenyan port.

Egypt
a. The Commodity Inspection Bureau implements pre-transshipment inspection and installation supervision;
b. Whether or not the commodity inspection is legally required, the customer is required to provide a certificate of replacement or a receipt, a formal inspection authorization letter, a packing list, an invoice, and a contract;
c. Go to the Commodity Inspection Bureau to handle the customs clearance work with the replacement receipt (slip) (the statutory commodity inspection can get the customs clearance in advance), and then make an appointment with the commodity inspection personnel of the Commodity Inspection Bureau to go to the warehouse to supervise the installation. (A few days in advance to make an appointment, you need to consult the local Commodity Inspection Bureau)
d. After the personnel of the Commodity Inspection Bureau arrive at the warehouse, they will first take pictures of the empty boxes, and then check the number of boxes for each shipment, check one ticket and one ticket, and take photos of one ticket until they are all packed, and then go to the Commodity Inspection Bureau Change the customs clearance form, and then you can arrange customs declaration;
e. About 5 working days after customs clearance, go to the Commodity Inspection Bureau to receive the pre-shipment inspection verification for customs clearance at the port of destination. Only with this certificate can foreign customers handle customs clearance at the port of destination;
f. For all goods exported to Egypt, the corresponding documents (certificate of origin and invoice) must be certified by the Egyptian embassy in China. Only the stamped documents and pre-shipment inspection can be cleared and picked up at the Egyptian port of destination. After customs declaration or export data is confirmed;
g. It takes about 3-7 working days for Egyptian embassy certification, and about 5 working days for pre-shipment inspection and verification. Other customs declarations and commodity inspections can be consulted with local officials. Market personnel must allow time within their own safety range to operate accordingly when talking about customers. .

Pakistan
Karachi Port Authority stipulates that carbon powder, graphite powder, magnesium dioxide and other dyes packed in imported paper bags must be palletized or properly packed, otherwise they will not be unloaded. In addition, Pakistan does not accept ships under the flag of India, South Africa, Israel, South Korea and Taiwan.

Saudi Arabia
The Saudi government stipulates that all goods transported to Saudi Arabia are not allowed to be transshipped through Aden.

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