If an EUR1 or an invoice declaration as described below is provided by the shipper ,no separate Certificate of Origin is required.
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.
An HTS ( harmonized tariff code ), full description ( composition, end of use etc ), unit of measurement, unit price and total price either in EUR or USD needs to be included.
The above has to be noted on both the packing list and commercial invoice.
A written Power of Attorney is mandatory to be submitted to enable UPS broker to clear shipments on behalf of the consignee. This POA has to be printed on consignees company head letter, stamped and legalized by Moroccan municipality as well as to be approved by Moroccan customs.
In addition the importer needs to be an authorised importer with valid EORI number. Otherwise the consignee needs to submit the import clearance documents to customs himself. Delays may occur but the process is totally out of UPS control.
Furthermore there is a requirement for all brokers to identify their customers through an ICE ( common Identifier of the company) number when generating the summary declaration.
UPS Maroc operates in Casablanca, Mohammedia, Rabat,Sale, Fes, Meknes, Tangier, Marrakech and Agadir.
Rest of the country or territory is covered by Amana which is the Moroccan Poste.
PODs should be keyed in UPS system 2 days after the delivery.
There are special stipulations on the following commodities when shipping to Morocco. 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.
Once arrived to Morocco customs will ask the consignee to provide an authorization from the ministry of agriculture to import wine or vodka.
For duties and taxes the consignee has to pay 49%+20% VAT taxes of how many hkl of alcohol in the vodka which is named * LATIK* and the amount is 7000 MAD*, approximatley 710 Euros.
Even for Free Domicile the consignee must provide the authorization themselves.
Private individuals do not need the authorization providing they do not import more than 3 pieces and the total weight of the shipment does not exceed 1 kg.
An import delay of 3-4 days may occur.
Note: Computer discs for commercial purposes incur very high duty and can take between 7-10 days for them to be released from Customs.
The consignee in this case has to provide the prescription from a Moroccan doctor in order to proceed with Customs clearance.
Textile shipments will not be charged taxes if they weigh 5 kg (11 lbs.) or less and are valued 28.00 Euros or less.
Textile shipments will be charged 11.00 Euros in taxes if they weigh 5 kg (11 lbs.) or less, their value does not exceed 45.00 Euros, and the consignee is a textile company or textile company representative.
Textile shipments will be charged taxes of 68.25 percent of their declared value if they are valued greater than 45.00 Euros, and they are a permanent import (rather than a temporary import). A Certificate of Origin is required.
Textile shipments imported as a temporary admission by the importers own broker will not be charged taxes.
All invoices must contain a full description of the goods and their value for Customs. The invoices must be provided in original form on a company letter head and stamped and signed by the shipper
Shipments of documents do not require an invoice.
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, up to a limit of 15 kg per shipment. Above this limit, shipments are considered non-documents and an invoice is required. If criteria are listed, the shipment must meet those 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 Morocco.
Paintings or other works of art can be accepted if the artist is still alive, the artwork is replaceable and an art dealer or gallery has appraised the artwork within the last year. If the declared value of the artwork is greater than $100.00 and there is a claim, the shipper must provide a copy of the original invoice, a bill of sale, or other proof certifying in writing the actual cost or replacement cost of the item.
Artwork includes the following: Original engravings, prints, lithographs, original sculptures, statuary.
The term "Artwork" does not apply to: architectural, engineering, industrial, topographical, commercial drawings, hand-painted or hand-decorated manufactured articles.
The shipper must put a realistic value on the invoice. The value is the estimated replacement value and affects the amount of duties and taxes charged.
Shipments of jewelry can be shipped as long as the value does not exceed US$500.00 or the local currency equivalent per package
Jewelry for which the retail price is lower than US$150.00 per item and which do not contain precious metal(s) and/or stone(s) are considered costume jewelry and can be shipped only up to this value from the origin country or territory.
UPS Maroc cannot Customs clear jewelry even if it has been sent as Free Domicile. The consignee must do the clearance and then bill as Prepaid.
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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