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New Japan Customs Regulations

 

We just have recived one notification from EVERGREEN informing about the new customs rules for import cargo to Japan.

We think is interesting share with you:

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From March 2014 Japan customs will enforce new customs regulations 

requiring that a Carrier or a NVOCC to electronically submit to
the Customs information on maritime container cargoes to be loaded
on a vessel intended to entry into a port in Japan, in principle
no later than 24 hours before departure of the vessel from a port 
of loading. 

Implementation schedule –
The filers are obliged to file cargo information for container cargoes whose deadline of filing is on/afterMarch 10, 2014 at 12 a.m. in Japan Time (Greenwich Mean Time : March 9, 2014 at 3 p.m.).

Summary of the Advance Filing Rules on Maritime Container Cargo
Information:

(1) Scope:
Cargo import to JP and T/S at JP port

(2) Cargo to be Filed:
Maritime container cargoes to be loaded on a vessel intended
for entry into a port in Japan

(3) Persons obliged to file:
Carrier: Cargo information based on the Master B/L level
NVOCC  : Cargo information based on the House B/L level.
Unlike US Advance Filing rule (ACE), Carriers cannot file house B/L 
    information on behalf of NVOCC. 

(4) JP Customs Deadline of filing:
In principle, 24 hours before departure from a port in a foreign
country/territory

(5) Penality provisions:
Any person who does not submit cargo information before the deadline
will be liable to imprisonment with labor for up to a maximum period
of one year or a fine not exceeding five hundred thousand yen.

(6) Grace period: No grace period.

(7) Four types of Risk Advance Notice from Customs:
Japan Customs gives the 4 types of risk advance notices in principle
within 24 hours after receiving the cargo information when necessary
measures (e.g., suspending the discharge of cargo in Japan) should be
taken from the viewpoint of Japanese security as a result of risk
analysis of the cargo information by the Advance Filling Rules on
Maritime Container Cargo Information. Japan Customs will cancel the
notices when the informed cargo is identified no risk as a result of
risk reassessment by adding or correcting the information.

Type 1: Do Not Load (Code ‘DNL’)
For cargo identified as high risk & cannot be loaded on board.
Type 2: Hold (Code ‘HLD’)
Further or revised information is required to complete the
risk assessment of the cargo.
Type 3: Do Not Unload (Code ‘DNU’)
After vessel sailing, Customs judge that the cargo is “high
risk” then ‘DNU’ will be sent.
Type 4: Special permission required for discharge (Code ‘SPD’)
For any late filing or no filing detected by Customs system.

To comply with above regulation, Line has decided to implement the 
manifest filing deadline of 36 hours before ETB of coming JP bound Vessel
at various origins with effective from 1st, Mar, 2014.  Based on
the JP advance Filing regulation, we’d like to highlight the
procedure as below:

1. General Guidelines:
“No Green light, No Load” should be strictly followed.

2. The responsible parties:

2.1 POL offices and agents
(1) Shall be fully responsible for monitoring the JP Advance
Filing status of the corresponding B/L till last moment
and load or do no load the containers based on its final
status. If the status is ‘DO NOT LOAD or HOLD’, POL
office is requested to inform their shipper for such status
or status change and not to load the container without
exemption.

(2) Shall be fully responsible for timely and accurately sending
the data needed which solicit form shipper. The data
provided by shipper through Shipping instruction is required
in Advance Filing Rule (AFR) as below in brief:

 

– Shipper, Consignee, Notify(Name, Address, Phone No.)
– Precise Cargo Description and 6 digits HS (Harmonized System)
Code
– Number of Package, Total Gross Weight, Measurement
– IMDG Class, UN No.
– Marks & Number of Cargo

 

– Indicator of NVOCC shipment (house B/L involved)

(3) About Correction:
After Vessel Departure from port of loading, any updated filing is
not allowed by JP Customs “unless receiving Risk Advance Notice”
from Customs. For any B/L combine/split/acancel/COD request after
loading onto Japan calling vessel, POL must check with EGJ office
before proceeding.

 

2.2 T/S port :

(1) Shall be responsible for planning the connecting vessel prior
the JP advance filing deadline (at least 40 hours prior to ETB)
to avoid any violation of JP filing deadline due to the fact
that NVOCC needs this information to declare their JP bound
filing vessel timely.
(2) For feeder service, T/S port must be responsible for the
accurate and timely maintenance of JP feeder vessel’s sailing
schedule in short term schedule. FYI. The short term schedule
is the backbone of the whole system and any mistake will cause
irremediable consequence.
(3) Shall be responsible for cross-checking the filing result before
final loading.

2.3 OPS (Operation Department):
(1) Shall be responsible for the accurate and timely maintenance of
sailing schedule in short term schedule for line service,
including ETA/ETD/ATD.
(2) Shall be responsible for cross-checking the filing result before
loading(after cargo closing time) and loading completed.
Monitoring the operation of POL to assure the full compliance of
the guideline of “No green light, No load”.
(3) Discharging at next calling port
Once ‘Red light’ status occurs (the status of ETB of the vessel),
container was found has been loaded onboard the vessel, Line
will off-load the container at next calling port, no matter
its status changed at later stage or not, all the related
charges incurred such as shifting, lift off/on charges will be
on captioned POL Office or/and T/S Port Office account, if
delinquency is found.
(4) Last calling port for vessel heading to Japan port

 

The last calling port office is to act as last defender for
checking Total Onboard Data to overhaul where there is any
container misloaded onboard (DO NOT LOAD container), once found,
please off-load containers and inform POL, T/S Port and O.C.C.
(Operation Control Center) for follow up, In the meantime, last
calling port is requested to request port terminal to load
container strictly abide by pre-loading plan provided before
ETB of the vessel. Fail to comply, last calling port will be
liable for responsibility with other delinquent parties.
2.4 BCC:
Shall be responsible for the allocation assignment, space control,
feeder connectivity and issue the instruction for roll-over or
advance.

 

3. Effective Vessel

The effective vessels/voyages will start from the first POL on below
attached excel file. However, please stick to the short term schedule
for any update.

4. Filing procedure and system enhancement:
Will be followed by separate notice from GLOBALDOC team.
With regard to the surcharge fee of Filing and Data correction fee,
we will keep you informed if consensus being reached among global
BCCs.

Please circulate this message to all parties concerned under your
jurisdiction.

END OF COPY
For more details, you may refer to below attached file at JP Customs website. or you can CONTACT US.

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Used Cars Spain Customs Clearance

Used Cars Spain customs clearance sometimes is not easy.

From Spain there is huge used vehicles traffic to West Africa, South America and other countries.

Not only cars, aslo vans, and industrial trucks and construction vehicles.

Buyers of these areas come to Spain to buy them, but usually get lot of problems with Spain customs clearance at departure.

 

Here we inform about the documents any buyer will need to ship them.

 

PARTICULAR SHIPPER & OWNER OF THE VEHICLE.

 

The documents needed to ship one vehicle allways the shipper will be the same will ship it:

 

-Documents of the vehicle (Tecnic file -”FICHA TECNICA” & Circulation authorization – ”PERMISO CIRCULACION”)

-Document of no operation traffic register for Exportation of the vehicle.  (”BAJA POR EXPORTACION”)

-DNI copy of the owner of the vehicle.

-Customs Clearance authorization (We provide this document)

 

Used Cars customs clearance NFS. Spain Customs Clearance

Used Cars customs clearance NFS

 

PARTICULAR SHIPPER & NO OWNER OF THE VEHICLE.

 

If the shipper is NOT the owner of the vehicle according the vehicle documents:

 

-Documents of the vehicle (Tecnic file -”FICHA TECNICA” & Circulation authorization – ”PERMISO CIRCULACION”)

-Document of no operation traffic register for Exportation of the vehicle.  (”BAJA POR EXPORTACION”)

-DNI copy of the owner of the vehicle.

-Customs Clearance authorization (We provide this document)

-BUYING – SELLING contract between the Shipper & the owner. The signatures has to be recognized by a bank.

 

 

COMPANY SHIPPER & OWNER OF THE VEHICLE.

 

If the shipper is a company and it is the owner of the vehicle the needed documents are:

 

-Documents of the vehicle (Tecnic file -”FICHA TECNICA” & Circulation authorization – ”PERMISO CIRCULACION”)

-Document of no operation traffic register for Exportation of the vehicle.  (”BAJA POR EXPORTACION”)

-Customs Clearance authorization (We provide this document)

-Export selling invoice.

 

 

COMPANY SHIPPER & NO OWNER OF THE VEHICLE.

 

If the shipper is a company and it is NOT the owner of the vehicle the needed documents are:

 

-Documents of the vehicle (Tecnic file -”FICHA TECNICA” & Circulation authorization – ”PERMISO CIRCULACION”)

-Document of no operation traffic register for Exportation of the vehicle.  (”BAJA POR EXPORTACION”)

Customs Clearance authorization (We provide this document)

-BUYING – SELLING contract between the company & the owner. The signatures has to be recognized by a bank.

-Export selling invoice.

 

 

You have to consider all the vehicles must be shipped empty.

If you load cargo inside of the vehicles or other vehicles, you have to declare.

 

We recomend prior buying the vehicle, ask for all the documents and ask to a customs clearance broker, if all documents are ok.

You will avoid problems and the shipment will be fast.

 

Any doubt about this or any other theme, please don’t doubt contact us clicking ”support” icon.

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Personal effects customs clearance in Spain

Personal effects customs clearance in Spain is sometimes a bit confusing for people is not used to deal with Customs.

Here we explain the documents are required by Customs to make the import of personal effects customs clearance in Spain with no problems.

 

IMPORT

Goverment in Spain require the next documents to import to Spain without paying duties and Customs VAT.

SPANISH PERSON

  • Copy of DNI
  • Copy of BL
  • PACKING LIST with VALUE of the goods (We can provide model to do it)
  • ORIGINAL Consulate certificate where indicates start and finish date out Spain
  • ORIGINAL Council Spanish Resident Certificate
  • Customs Clearace Autorization to our company. (We provide the document)

 

NON SPANISH PERSON

  • Copy of PASSPORT
  • Residence Card copy or document with the residence authorization with the number.
  • Copy of BL
  • PACKING LIST with VALUE of the goods (We can provide model to do it)
  • ORIGINAL Consulate certificate where indicates start and finish date out Spain
  • ORIGINAL Council Spanish Resident Certificate.
  • Customs Clearace Autorization to our company. (We provide the document)

For both cases if is more than 1 year is living or back in Spain will have to pay duties and Customs VAT.

 

personal effects customs clearance in Spain

EXPORT

  • Copy of DNI (spanish) or RESIDENCE CARD (non spanish)
  • PACKING LIST with VALUE of the goods
  • Customs Clearace Autorization to our company. (We provide the document)

 

In Export the procedure is more simple for personal effects customs clearance in Spain, than import, BUT we recomend, before ship the cargo, contact with a customs clearance broker at destination to provide all the documents they will need at destination to avoid warehousing or any problem at arrival.

For more information about personal effects customs clearance in Spain, please don’t doubt contact us.

 

 

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Dat-dap-ddu-ddp spain services. Customs clearance, the key.

Definition of dat-dap-ddu-ddp spain services

DAT – DELIVERED AT TERMINAL– Seller pays for carriage to the terminal, except for costs related to import clearance, and assumes all risks up to the point that the goods are unloaded at the terminal.

DAP – DELIVERED AT PLACE – Seller pays for carriage to the named place, except for costs related to import clearance, and assumes all risks prior to the point that the goods are ready for unloading by the buyer.

DDU – DELIVERED DUTY UNPAID – Seller is responsible for delivering the goods to the named place in the country of the buyer, and pays all costs in bringing the goods to the destination except import duties and taxes.

DDP – DELIVERED DUTY PAID – Seller is responsible for delivering the goods to the named place in the country of the buyer, and pays all costs in bringing the goods to the destination including import duties and taxes. This term places the maximum obligations on the seller and minimum obligations on the buyer.

You can check HERE one table wich is so easy to understand.

dat-dap-ddu-ddp spain services

The customs clearance in DAT-DAP-DDU-DDP Spain services

One of the vital factor in dat-dap-ddu-ddp spain services is being in contact with consignee earlier than arrival the cargo.

Normally consignees, as all of the cargo is pre-paid, don’t have any urgency in present paperwork, even pay the duties to make customs clearance.

NF Spain S.L. staff, know the actual significance of this to keep away from shippers pay further expences of demurrages or warehousing.

We’re skilled in dat-dap-ddu-ddp spain services.

As a “Customs Dealer” and market leaders in gateway customs clearance, we can offer you a fast and professional guarantee service.

Please contact us for any dat-dap-ddu-ddp spain services you will need.

 

 

 

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