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.
Compact discs (CDs) and cassettes will be assessed a duty of approximately 22% for duties and taxes. Digital video discs (DVDs) and disk media will be assessed duties and taxes of 27%. If a music CD has a declared value of less than US$4.95, a form must be filled out stating the value.
Non-document shipments valued greater than US$1,000.00 require a formal entry, which is handled by a UPS-recommended broker or a third-party broker.
The following stipulations may apply to non-document shipments valued over US$1,000.00.
Restrictions may apply for freight collect shipments from the origin country or territory. Contact UPS or the UPS service partner in the origin country or territory prior to shipping.
If a consignee phone number is provided on the air waybill, they will be contacted to make arrangements to pick their shipment up at a UPS facility.
There are special stipulations on the following commodities when shipping to Guatemala. 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.
An Import License is required for commercial shipments of medicine. The Prescription has to accompany the package. However, it is not required to be on the outside of the package. It is acceptable to be included inside the package.
In the case of medicines not registered in Guatemala, the invoice should state "samples for registration". Otherwise, a temporary permit can be obtained from the Health Ministry. Medicine shipments into Guatemala require a Certificate of Free Sale.
The destination country or territory considers the following items document shipments. If criteria are listed, the shipment must meet those criteria to be considered a document shipment.
In addition to the prohibited commodities listed here, it is prohibited to ship the following commodities to Guatemala.
Imports require an Original Commercial Invoice and the Original Transportation Documents.
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.
Saturday delivery is available in Guatemala city only (postal codes 01001 - 01021).
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.
Commercial shipments or sample shipments of this product will require a Certificate of Origin to obtain the import permit.
Shipments of samples require a commercial invoice that states "samples without commercial value - value for customs purposes only." The consignee may still pay duties, unless the merchandise is rendered unusable by Customs. Samples also require a Certificate of Origin.
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