UPS Hong Kong - Brokerage
Room ZN09, 1/F., Express Center
Super Terminal One,Hong Kong International Airport
Attn: Import Brokerage
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.
Textile shipments do not require a license or notification.
Import Permits are required and the consignee must self arrange duty payments for the following:
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.
There are special stipulations on the following commodities when shipping to Hong Kong. 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.
See Additional Import Documentation: CITES Certificate for more information.
Free port usually has no duties.
Consignee's telephone number, if available, should appear on the invoice.
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 Hong Kong.
Imports of liquor with an alcoholic strength of not more than 30% by volume measured at a temperature of 20C will be duty free.
For alcohol with an alcoholic strength of more than 30% by volume measured at a temperature of 20C, import license/permit is required and 100% duty would be imposed.
UPS has compliance responsibilities under Export Administrator Regulations (EAR) and must know their customers and be aware of suspicious circumstances that may be present in an export transaction.
State Department Controlled shipments are those shipments which require either a State Department License (SDL) or SDL Exemption, also referred to as ITAR shipments.)
UPS (small package) State Department License (SDL) or State Department License Exemption (SDL Exemption) controlled shipments are prohibited to and from this country or territory.
Please note that UPS Freight Forwarding can address the customer's delivery needs by transporting these restricted shipments via alternate routes that bypass China.
Viagra and any dangerous drugs shipments consigned to individuals for personal consumption are prohibited and no import license will be issued by the Health Department in Hong Kong.
Please visit the following website for a list of dangerous drugs:
An import Licence is required.
According to Cap 217 《Weapons Ordinance》, Laws of Hong Kong, any person who has possession of any prohibited items commits an offence.
According to Cap 217 《Weapons Ordinance》, Prohibited weapon included:
Any bladed or pointed weapon designed to be used in a fashion whereby the handle is held in a clenched fist and the blade or point protrudes between the fingers of the fist.
Please visit the following website for a list of dangerous drugs: http://www.drugoffice.gov.hk/eps/root/en/pharmaceutical_trade/search_drug_database.html
Personal Effects are classified as used items (owned for a minimum of 6 months) intended for the consignee's personal use. Any items intended for any other use, such as wholesale or retail sales, business purposes, or for distribution are not considered personal effects and cannot be shipped on this basis. "Personal Effects" must be clearly stated on the invoice and goods description.
Customers can protect their shipment against loss and damage by purchasing UPS Shipment Protection available through participating The UPS Store or MBE locations.
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.
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