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MAWB, consol manifest, HAWB(s), shipper(s) invoice, shipper(s) packing list
- Burkina Faso
- Cape Verde (Portugal)
- Canary Islands (Spain)
- Central African Republic
- Côte d'Ivoire
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Equatorial Guinea
- Madeira (Portugal)
- Mayotte (France)
- Réunion (France)
- Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
- São Tomé and Príncipe
- Sierra Leone
- South Africa
- South Sudan
- United Republic of Tanzania
- Is freight collect on HAWB available?
- Is destination clearance and delivery available?
- Is ISPM15 (IPPC) required for solid wood materials?
- Is shipper required to undertake Pre Shipment Inspection?
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.
Special cargo such as Dangerous Goods, Live Animals, Perishables, minerals, import permits are required.
THE FOLLOWING HAS TO BE UNDERTAKEN PRIOR TO EXPORT AT ORIGIN
Pre-shipment Verification of Conformity (PVoC) and Certificate of Conformity (CoC)
Pre-Shipment Verification of Conformity (PVoC) is required or all goods imported into Uganda and has to be arranged by shipper, not shipper’s air export agent, using one of the following approved inspecting agents : SGS, Bureau Veritas, Intertek or CCIC (China). Once PVoC is complete at origin, the inspecting agent issues shipper with a Certificate of Conformity (CoC) and this has to travel with AWB to destination.
Goods of F.O.B value 2000 USD and under are not subject to PSI however will be subject to destination inspection at time of entry
The following goods are exempt from PSI :
Government project specific goods
Raw Materials which are brought in for the manufacturing process and not for sale
Goods that are not covered by compulsory standards
Certified goods including those from the EAC Partner States
Industrial machinery and spare parts not for re-sale
Classified Military and Police hardware and equipment
Last update: November 20, 2020