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General Custom Info

What are duties and taxes?

Duties and taxes are subject to the value of the dutiable shipment as assigned by the World Customs Organisation.

Why are duties and taxes imposed?

One of the reason duties and taxes are typically imposed on shipments is to help protect local industries against foreign competition. All information provided on your air waybill, commercial invoice and other relevant documents are used to assess your duties and taxes. The Customs Department will not release any goods until all duties and taxes are paid in full so please provide a detailed description on all shipping documents to help reduce any customs delay.

Would like to find out more information on custom regulations?

Please go to the International Customs Tariff Bureau (BITD) or World Custom Organisation (WCO) corporate website.

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