Air Cargo Operations

  1. Collect the documentations (e.g. Bill of sight, ASYCUDA waybill, delivery etc) from the requisite agent.
  2. Ensure that the documentations are correct before leaving the agent’s office.
  3. Submit documents to the Argyle International Airport (AIA) staff (Ground Handlers).
  4. AIA Ground Handlers will locate the goods and present the goods to Customs in the Examination area
  5. Proceed to the waiting area until called by the Customs Officer into the examination area.
  6. Upon receiving a call from the Examination Officer, proceed to be screened by AIA Security before entering the examination area.
  7. Proceed to the examination area where a Customs Officer will perform examination of the goods. The importer or agent must open the package and remove the items to facilitate the examination process. The findings of the examination will be recorded on the bill of sight. NB. Bills and invoices should be presented where possible to facilitate the valuation process.
  8. Have Bill of Sight authorized by an Assistant Supervisor or an Officer of higher rank.
  9. Submit documentations to the Customs Cashier who will assess the duties and taxes payable based on the value of the goods.
  10. Make the requisite payment to the Customs Cashier and collect your receipt and copies of the other documentations.
  11. Proceed to the warehouse and present the Customs release order to the Customs Guard before exit.
  12. AIA Ground Handlers must also approve the exit of the goods.