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Customs Clearance

Customs Clearance

Customs clearance refers to the procedures that should be performed in accordance with various laws, regulations and regulations when importing, exporting or transshipping goods enter and exit a country's customs.


Customs clearance business is that only after fulfilling various obligations and going through customs' declaration, inspection, taxation, release, and other procedures, can the goods be released and the owner or declarer can pick up the goods. Similarly, various means of transport that carry import and export goods need to clear from customs, go through customs formalities, and obtain smooth customs clearance. During the customs clearance and delivery period, the goods, whether imported, exported or transshipped, are under customs supervision with undergoing customs clearance and are not allowed to circulate freely.


Realhong is a well-known logistics provider with many years of experience worthy of customers' trust and professional customs clearance services company. When conducting international mail delivery through Realhong, Realhong will provide customers with a full set of customs clearance services, including air freight customs clearance, sea freight customs clearance, clearance of export cargo, clearance of import cargo, container customs clearance, and courier custom clearance. So don't afraid of the cargo customs clearance.


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Documents Preparation Before Customs Clearance

  • 1

    In general, two copies of the import and export goods declaration form are required. Under special circumstances, there are three copies or other documents.

  • 2

    Commodity invoices and various transportation documents also have certain quantity requirements for the customs of commodity invoices, generally as long as one point is less than the quantity of import and export goods declaration.

  • 3

    Packing list and customs declaration power of attorney. These documents are for the convenience of customs verification and examination.


Types Of Customs Clearance

Generally, there are two most commonly used import customs clearance methods: general trade import and express import.

1. General trade overseas import customs clearance process

1) Provide packing list + (related documents)

2) Submit to the customs broker for review

3) Quotation, negotiation and order

4) The custom clearance broker submits the bill, the tax bill, and the tax payment is completed

5) Notify Hong Kong for loading

6) The goods pass the guard

7) Arrive at the delivery warehouse or send to the customer warehouse

8) Inspection

9) Settlement


2. Express import customs clearance process

Foreign air/sea transportation---->Hong Kong airport/terminal---->Hong Kong import agent pick-up/customer self-delivery---->Hong Kong order to make goods and load trucks---->Port vehicles passing Hong Kong style---->Customs clearance port---->Delivery document review---->Inspection and release---->Cargo over-delivery---->Unloading in each pick-up warehouse---->Customer inspection and loading ---->Payment Release

Process Of Customs Clearance

  • Change order

    Go to the companies specialized in freight forwarding and customs clearance to change the D/O (according to the bill of lading to determine where to change the bill. HB/L forwarder bill of lading MB/L ship owner's bill of lading).


  • Electronic filing

    Computer pre-recording, document review, delivery, contact with customs/release from customs clearance.


  • Inspection

    After the electronic declaration is released, one of the four copies of the customs declaration form shall be used to go to the Commodity Inspection Bureau to go through the quotation procedures and issue the customs clearance form or strike the third inspection seal.


  • On-site handover order

    Customs site handover orders.


  • Inspection

    According to the supervision conditions of the declared name of the goods, the customs will conduct inspections with the inspection probability of the day. If there is any inspection, an inspection notice will be issued.


  • Release

    Customs clearance has the following steps: 1. One-time clearance; 2. Issuance of inspection notice or direct two-time clearance without inspection; 3. After inspection, then after custom clearance is done.


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