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 US Virgin Islands. 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.
Items for personal use can be imported tax-free and duty-free, but are inspected by Customs and must have the proper paperwork.
The following information must appear on the invoice:
Note: When shipping business-to-business or business-to-residence, the invoice must be printed on company letterhead.
If an invoice does not meet these requirements, Customs may hold the shipment.
Also include the name of the specific island on address labels. Original invoices are required by law and avoid customs delays. Invoices on company letterhead are preferred. All other types of invoices could cause shipments to be delayed in Customs.
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 US Virgin Islands.
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.
To import personal effects, including unaccompanied baggage, the shipper will need to complete Customs Form 3299. To obtain this form, the shipper should access the Customs web site at: www.customs.treas.gov
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