UPS Taiwan Brokerage / Linda Tsou
No.31, TACT Export Gate, No. 10-1,
Hnagqin N. Road, Taoyuan Intl Airport
Taoyuan Country or Territory, 33799, Taiwan
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.
The value threshold for formal entry is above NTD 50,000.00 (approximately USD 1,600.00).
Consignee need to apply import license from MOL for HS codes as follow:
HS code: 6804/8460/8462/8464/8465/8467
Grinders, Forging Machine, Die-stamping machine, shearing machines, Sawing machine, Planing, milling or moulding machines, Splitting, slicing or paring machine, Saw, hand-held electric grinders
1. Importation of the required or regulated machinery, equipment and tools by the Ministry of Labor (MOL) (hereinafter referred to as "the regulated Goods") must be handled according to the following regulations:
Customs Resume Import Express Clearance Discipline
TW Customs will look into invoice descriptions to ensure only eligible low value and non-dutiable shipments to be cleared via de-minimis channel. This will be started from April, 2017, and customs risk system will inspect EDI data and reject if not to specify actual products, such as ambiguous shoes instead of high heel shoes or kitchenware instead of Oven or coffee machine,etc. For a quality invoice description, it is always with what the commodity is, for and made of.
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 is no pickup by UPS or contracted agent for the following postal code areas (the shipper should send the export shipment to the UPS Center):
There is no delivery by UPS, contracted agent or post office at 29000-29099.
There are special stipulations on the following commodities when shipping to Taiwan. 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.
Roasted Coffee over 6kg require an import license from the Bureau of Standards Metrology and Inspection, Ministry of Economic Affairs.
If the medical devices imported are dangerous and/or exceed CIF value of 3,000 TWD, approval from the Department of Health will also be required.
Hearing aids not for human use are exempt from the above regulations. Importation of Mainland China products is prohibited.
All invoices must be duly signed by the shipper. The consignee's telephone number must appear on the invoice.
The destination country or territory considers the following items documents. 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 Taiwan.
Personal purchase - maximum quantity of five (5) liters. Shipments of alcoholic beverage requires consignee to provide a photocopy of the alcohol importer business license, or provide an approval issued by Ministry of Finance if total quantity over 5 liters.
C/O (Certificate of Origin) for Scotland whiskey will be applied for shipment exceed 5 liters.
If invoice value over USD 1,000, total quantity over 5 liters, Importer must provide import license/permit from the National Treasury Administration, Ministry of Finance. Whiskey imports require a Certificate of Origin.
Visit the web site https://fbfh.trade.gov.tw/rich/text/indexfhE.asp for more information on the mainland China products suitable for importation into Taiwan or contact Taiwan Brokerage for verification.
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.
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.
Saturday Delivery for an additional charge
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.
Upon completion of repair works, at re-import, the invoice should indicate:
If the shipment is under warranty, repair charges should be indicated on invoice. Otherwise, Taiwan Customs will estimate 10% of the invoice value as repair charges and assess duty and VAT on this amount.
If the shipment is not under warranty, duty will be applied to the total cost of repair and 5% VAT will be applied to the total cost of repair and freight charges.
Convert metric quantity for weight, length, and area.