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.
Danish customs regulations do not apply because Greenland is not a member of the European Union.
PODS are received from all areas in Greenland. Remote areas will be covered by ship or helicopter.
Greenland is consider a remote area, and delivery and POD can, and often will, take up to 15 business days before upload. When shipment has departed from Copenhagen it will receive no further scans until POD. UPS Denmark will upload as soon as POD received.
This also applies to Pituffik-Thule Airbase, postal code 3970. For additional information on shipments to this postal code see Operational Requirements.
There are special stipulations on the following commodities when shipping to Greenland. 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.
In addition to customs declaration, animal products have to be declared to the responsible authority (Hjemmestyret). An animal product fee will be charged.
Formulary to the fee clearance can be requested at email@example.com (Grønlands Selvstyre Skattestyrelsen), or if shipper prefers, the Greenland department can fill up the formulary for a fee (200 DKK per form-1 consignee-1 form).
Packages without clearance attached to the required documents (Invoices, MRNs,T1, etc) will be put on hold and RTSd within 5 days.
Formulary to the fee clearance can be requested at firstname.lastname@example.org (Grønlands Selvstyre Skattestyrelsen), or if shipper prefers,the Greenland department can fill up the formulary for a fee (200 DKK per form-1 consignee-1 form).
If the shipment contains gifts for more than one person, wrap each gift individually, indicating the recipient's name on the package. The invoice must list the contents and the value for each gift separately.
In addition to a detailed description of each item, write additional comments of "gift shipment" on the invoice and in the Special Instructions box of the UPS Waybill to insure a proper assessment of duties and taxes.
Please note that any sugar and/or chocolate sent as a gift will be charged a fee of:
Shipments of documents do not require an invoice.the maximum weight for non-document shipments classification is 3kgs.
The consignee's telephone number, mobile number and email address if available, should appear on the invoice.
The destination country or territory considers the following items document shipments, if the items have a value of US$10.00 or less and a weight of 3.0 kg or less. If criteria are listed, the shipment must meet the criteria to be considered a document shipment.
Event tickets coming from a printing company and sent to the organizer of the event or ticket sales offices cannot be sent as documents.
In addition to the prohibited commodities listed here, it is prohibited to ship the following commodities to Greenland.
Saturday Delivery Available: No
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