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Monrovia ROB

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2 days

import airline storage period from time of arrival

Destination import notes and documentation requirements

  • original AWB (full original set not E-copy or photo copy)
  • original Shipper's invoice
  • original Shippers packing list


All documents must be in English

HAWB must show actual true freight charges otherwise IATA rate will be applied as the Value for Customs at destination

Consignee is to be stated in full by importer of record, importers address, phone number and contact person

China Customs at origin require details of MAWB consignee and HAWB consignee tax i.d / VAT number to process export entry.

Destination Documnetaion Inspection (DDI)

Air shipments of total C.I.F value of 2000 USD and under are not subjet to DDI.

The following shipments are exempted from PSI and will undergo DDI without penalty:

  • Air shipments with a CIF (Cost + Insurance + Freight) value equal or above USD 2,000.00
  • Shipments of used personal effects and household goods coming from the USA can undergo PSI or DDI (depending on the importer’s choice) without penalty.

The following shipments must undergo DDI but will be charged a penalty by Customs:

  • All imports that have not undergone PSI while mandatory (except where the shipment is PSI exempted).

The products/shipments described below are exempted from inspection:

  • Air Imports below CIF USD 2,000.00
  • Reasonable amount of personal, household or removal articles as defined in regulation by LRA
  • Supplies for missions, United Nations Organizations and NGO’s
  • Gold, precious stones, objects of art. Notwithstanding, at the request of the LRA, Gold, precious stones and other minerals shall be subject to inspection by BIVAC before export and of imported and shall attract BIVAC inspection fee or the Customs User Fee as applicable
  • Explosives and pyrotechnic products, arms, ammunition, weapons and implement of war imported by the Arm Forces of Liberia (AFL), Liberia National Police(LNP), and National Security Agency (NSA)
  • Live animals
  • Trade samples
  • Foodstuffs from West Africa region

Last update: November 20, 2020

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