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.
NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) was established to allow preferential duty treatment for goods manufactured and shipped between the Customs territories of Canada, Mexico, and the United States (including Puerto Rico). The following information applies to commodities manufactured within the NAFTA region only.
For all commercial shipments over 2,500 USD, a completed NAFTA Certificate of Origin, supplied by the shipper, is required in order to qualify for a possible lower rate or elimination of duty.
In order for commercial shipments 2,500 USD or less to qualify for a possible lower rate or elimination of duty, the shipper must provide either:
The shipper also needs to print their name, title and date with a signature on the invoice.
Shipments importing to the U.S. for the sole purpose of personal use do not need the NAFTA Certificate of Origin or the NAFTA Statement "I hereby certify that the goods covered by this shipment qualifies as an originating good for purposes of preferential tariff treatment under the NAFTA." to qualify for NAFTA tariffs. If the goods are made in a NAFTA country or territory and the invoice states "personal use" the shipment will be processed under the NAFTA tariff codes.
Paperless NAFTA Certificate of Origin - Exports
UPS NAFTA Paperless Invoice is available for small package exports from this country or territory.
Paperless NAFTA Certificate of Origin - Imports
UPS NAFTA Paperless Invoice is accepted by Customs for small package imports into this country or territory.
Rural addresses should include:
Urban addresses should include:
The kilometer number is used in to some rural areas, and for some addresses on the outskirts of the city. In all of Latin America, sometimes addresses can be identified by including the equivalent of the U.S. highway "mile marker," the signs on the highway that mark the miles.
Hold for PickupHold For Pickup is available for U.S.-to-Puerto Rico shipments.
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 Puerto Rico. 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.
Textile samples cannot exceed 183.0 cm (72.0 in.) in length.
Textile swatches can be shipped without being marked, mutilated, or subject to quota only if they are smaller than 21.0 cm x 21.0 cm (8.0 in. by 8.0 in.).
Write on the invoice whether the sample shipment is marked or mutilated.
Marked samples cannot exceed US$800.49 per shipment.
Customs requires formal entry and a textile visa for all non-mutilated textile shipments from the following countries or territories regardless of declared value:
All textile products must contain labels stating the fabric content and the country or territory of origin. Labeling must be done prior to importation into the U.S.
Textile shipments must have commercial invoices that contain the following information:
Customs will hold textiles shipments without invoices or textile visas (where applicable), or with incomplete invoices at the port of entry. UPS assesses a storage fee of US$20.00 per day on these shipments. The fee starts 48 hours after first contacting the customer for the required information.
Note: Any questions regarding specific textile information should be directed to UPS Supply Chain Solutions.
All non-documents shipments must have a commercial invoice for Government purpose.
When available, the consignee's phone number should appear on the 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 Puerto Rico.
Please refer to the US FDA website for additional information on E-Cigarettes and Products- http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/PublicHealthFocus/ucm172906.htm
Saturday Delivery Available: No
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.
Convert metric quantity for weight, length, and area.