Commercial shipments, mainly animal products or food, depending on the Harmonized Tariff Code and country or territory of origin, may require a Certificate of Origin. Please check with your local Chamber of Commerce before shipping.
The Certificate of Origin must meet the following Customs stipulations:
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.
If the consignee is an unknown customer to the UPS ASC in Georgi, they need to come to the office, submit an ID card copy and after this, clearance and delivery is possible.If consignee is a regular customer and no problem in documentation, customs clearance is mostly done by electronic method without customer having to attend service centre.
to be transferred to local Customs for clearance.
Customs Clearance Subjected Shipments
Shipment, with value 300 GEL or more, or/and with total actual weight 30kgs or more, or/and is of special category, subject to customs clearance according to Georgian Legislation.
Main Documentation For customs Clearance in Import regime
For the customs clearance,required following main documentation:
The invoice should have the following information:
For customs clearance subjected shipments, the consignee is obliged to provide all correct documentation and perform all required procedures.
Duty and Taxes
Please note that not only the value(s) of the commodity/commodities have to be considered when calculating duty and tax, but also the freight charge and other fees. If consignee is unknown customer needs to visit UPS ASC office, submit ID card copy and after this clearance and delivery is possible. If consignee is a regular customer and there isn't any problem in documentation, in this case, customs clearance is mostly done with electronic method without requiring customer to visit service center.
Packages addressed for non-directly served areas must have a consignee phone number and can be picked up from a UPS center.
There are special stipulations on the following commodities when shipping to Georgia. 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.
Import Licenses are issued either by local sanitary, veterinary control authorities, or the standardization body.enses are issued either by local sanitary, veterinary control authorities, or the standardization body.
For Customs Clearance, the Invoice should contain all the following information:
Shippers information (All shipper information including contact name, company name, address, city, state, postal code, country or territory, telephone number)
Consignees information (All consignee (receiver) information including contact name, company name, address, city, state, postal code, country or territory, telephone number)
Each kind of goods description
Each kind of goods quantity
Each kind of goods value
Total goods value
Transportation charge separately ( or if this charge is included in goods total value, in this case, there should be written appropriate IncoTerm)
Shippers signature and stamp
Invoice number assigned by the shipper if applicable.
Shipments of documents do not require an invoice.
The destination country or territory considers the following items document shipments. If criteria are listed, the shipment must meet the criteria to be considered a document shipment.
In addition to the prohibited commodities listed here, it is prohibited to ship the following commodities to Georgia.
Saturday Delivery Available: No
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