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  • What is the procedure for personal effects?

  • What are the goods that require import licence prior to importation?

  • What are the duty rates for motor vehicles?

  • What are the Rules of Origin Criteria?

    • Goods must be wholly produced within the Common Market
    • Produced using materials imported from outside the Common Market or of undetermined origin in such a manner that the article fails to be classified in a tariff heading different from that in which any of those materials is classified, in accordance with the provisions of Article 4 of the Annex to the Treaty establishing the Caribbean Community;
    • Produced in accordance with the conditions specified for that article in the List referred to in Article 14 of the Annex to the Treaty establishing the Caribbean Community and set out in Schedule II thereto.

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Manifests for ships must be stored on the system 24 hours before the arrival of ship. Manifests for aircrafts including couriers must be stored on the system 30 minutes before the arrival of the aircraft.  Manifests for vehicles must be stored on the system 30 minutes before the arrival of the vehicle.

Manifests for ships must be registered on the system upon arrival of the ship.   Manifests for aircraft including couriers must be registered upon arrival of the aircraft. Manifests for vehicles must be registered upon arrival of the vehicle.

Cargo on the manifest must be indicated as:

a)      Imports

b)      Transhipment cargo;

c)      Transit cargo; or

d)     Re-importation.

All Cargo Consolidation Agents must degroup bills of lading/air waybills within 24 hours after all cargo has been off-loaded.

Manifests Amendments

-          After tallying the cargo, the Terminal Operator shall connect to ASYCUDA World to register shortage/excess (if any).

-          In case of Shortage/Excess, the Carrier or Carrier’s Agent must justify to Customs the reasons for such occurrence. Carrier or Carrier’s Agent must provide written justification for shortage/excess to the Comptroller of Customs.

-          All justifications must be done within 72 hours after off-loading the cargo. Carrier submitting justifications later than the stipulated time, would be liable to penalties.





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