It is not required for all, however shipments can be held by local authority in United Arab Emirates after screening due to lack of MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) or NON DG (Dangerous Goods) declaration letter from the shipper resulting to misconnections and impacting end-to-end service.
It would be advisable for all shipments originating, transiting and terminating for UAE to have MSDS or NON DG declaration from shipper enclosed in the shipment and copies to be uploaded in IDIS.
The memo must be arranged by the consignee in Afghanistan and must be on an offical DOD (Department of Defense) or DOA (Department of Army) letterhead.
If the enclosed invoice cost does not match with actual contents of the shipment, or if it could not satisfy the local customs staff, real cost will be issued on the shipment based on the local customs rule and regulations.
Military Bases that can be served in Afghanistan directly without truck cost are: Bagram Airfield, Camp Phoenix, Camp KAIA and ISAF HQ (Kabul) and Kandahar Airbase.
Remote Area Military Bases that can be served in Afghanistan are listed in the Area Service Report and under Military Shipments. A truck cost will be applied for each location.
There are special stipulations on the following commodities when shipping to Afghanistan. If you plan to ship one of the commodities listed below, be sure to adhere to the following stipulations in order to avoid delays and holds at customs.
At least one original Invoice needs to accompany the shipment.
Shipments of documents and gift shipments do not require an invoice.
The original Invoice must be stamped and signed by the shipper to satisfy Customs in Afghanistan.
The consignee's valid local address, telephone number, mobile number and email address should appear on the invoice to avoid delays.
If the value of the Invoice exceeds 74.00 USD, the Invoice should be:
1) Original and stamped from shipper
2) A full description of goods and a Harmonized Tariff Code should be mentioned.
3) At least one original Invoice needs to accompany the shipment
4) In addition, a Certificate of Origin and a Packing List will be required as well as Export customs declaration form from origin country or territory (signed and stamped) and Payment transfer receipt between the consignee and shipper.Payment transfer receipt between the consignee and shipper.
5) Freight forwarding invoice (Bill / Invoice that was paid to the airfreight forwarder), signed and stamped, if available but not mandatory to process clearance process.
A document in Afghanistan is considered to be any item which contains information on paper, card, or carton, including pictures or photographs. A document cannot hold information or represent Islam in a negative fashion. It also cannot be prohibited.
Event tickets coming from a printing company and sent to the organizer of the event or ticket sales offices can not be sent as documents.
In addition to the prohibited commodities listed here, it is prohibited to ship the following commodities to Afghanistan.
The Customs officials might question any given shipment containing non-precious metal and inquire about its final use.
Saturday Delivery Available: Yes
Not available in all areas. Always check the international time in transit system for details of service availability within a country or territory.
Always check Calculate Time and Cost for details of service availability and guarantee information within a country or territory. All Service Levels may not be available to or from every address within a country or territory.
Kandahar-Camp Wilson, Shah Wali Kot, Garmser/Dwyer, Maywand, Delaram, Ramrod, Ghecko, Lagman, Apache/Smart, Qalat, Lindsey, Lundell, Jelawar, Rath,Hawz e Madad, Warrior, Camp Rushmore, Heart, Wolverine, Shindad, Tarin Kowet and Walton.
Forwarded from Bagram:
Camp Eggers, Shank, Camp Marmal, Airborne, Altimur, Camp Blackhorse, Camp Clark, Camp Dubbs, Camp Lightening, Camp Morehead, Camp Rushmore, Camp Spann, Camp Four Corner and Gamberi.
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