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.
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 Singapore. 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.
Shipments must contain the following information on the invoice:
Shipments without the above information will be refused entry and will be returned to the export location or destroyed.
Import of dairy products from Taiwan must be accompanied by an official health certificate, issued by Taiwan's Veterinary Health Authority, certifying that the products have been made from double pasteurized milk, or that the pH of the products is less than 6.
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.
The consignee's telephone number is required 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 Singapore.
Direct-to-consumer (DtC) shipments shall not exceed 10 liters per shipment & not exceed SGD 400, CIF value. (only for non-controlled dutiable liquor products).
If the quantity exceeds 10 liters & SGD 400, importer must obtain an import permit from Agri-veterinary Authority Food.
Business importer must provide import license (from Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority, AVA) prior to shipments arrival. Duty and tax are applicable.
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.
The controlled items include Firearms , Air Gun, Airsoft Gun, Paintball Markers, Spear Gun, Taser or Stun Gun, Swords, All form of Fireworks including Sparklers and Pop-Pop and Pyrotechnic devices.
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.
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.
For shipments exported for repair and subsequent return, pick up will be one day later in order to apply for the relevant export permit so that the re-import shipment will benefit from GST waiver. A processing fee of SGD 100 is applicable for the reconciliation of the export and re-import.
Upon completion of repair works, at re-import, the invoice should indicate:
For shipments that are not under warranty, a 7% GST will be applied to the total cost of repair and return freight charges.
Convert metric quantity for weight, length, and area.