Export of Personal Products
- Prepare an entry referred to as a Shipping Bill.
- Obtain relevant permits/licenses required by both exporting and importing countries.
- Proceed to Customs and Excise Department for inspection and verification.
Export of Manufactured Goods
- The exporter must have a taxpayer ID number (TIN)
- The exporter must obtain relevant permits/licenses/certificates required by both exporting and importing countries.
- Prepare a ‘notice to pack for export’ form and submit with the processed entry. A notice of 3-5 days must be given if the manufacturer wishes to pack the goods on their premises.
- An Officer will be assigned to examine and verify goods.
- Prepare a Customs entry (shipping bill) with all the relevant supporting documents attached. In addition to permits, licenses or certificates, a copy of the export invoice must also be attached.
- Submit the entry to the Customs Shipping Desk for processing. Ensure that ALL copies of the entry are fully and legibly completed and are in agreement with the invoice and other documents attached.
- After verification of the consignment, the officer will affix the necessary seal to the container or other packing.
- The Officer will return a signed copy of the customs Entry (shipping bill) to the exporter and file the other copy at the Customs shipping desk.
Export of Meat and Meat Products
The exporter needs to contact the Veterinary services in the importing country for conditions.
The Animal Health Division facilitates as required, which may include:
- Verification of items that were imported and are leaving the country (re-exported) against the original health certificate.
- An attestation is given that these products were legally imported into the country and meet the conditions for re-export.