Customs House Brokerage in New Zealand

Our Customs House Brokerage can help you manage the complexities of border controls and customs regulations. Partner with our team of experts and let us manage your end to end services to make shipping easier. Our services will cover both your Import and Export cargo at Origin and Destination.

Choose Maersk for Customs House Brokerage and let us manage the rest.

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Please contact our customer service representative to include one of our Customs House Brokerage products in your supply chain.

Core Products

Import Customs Clearance

Our team offers a range of services to take the stress away from clearing your import cargo. The core import product includes:

  • Full Import Biosecurity and Customs Clearance

Export Customs Clearance

For the full export customs clearance process you can rely on our experienced team to navigate you through the complexities. The core export product includes:

  • Full Export Biosecurity and Customs Clearance

Duty Mitigation

Through customs document auditing and reporting, we can ensure the correct duty amount is applied to import shipments.

  • Compliance Auditing of Documents
  • Duty Reporting
  • Tariff Concessions and Valuation Advice

Additional Customs House Brokerage Services

Our CHB team are well equipped to handle a variety of other customs services including:

  • Customs Clearance Consultation
  • Internal Audits for Customs Clearance Accuracy
  • Customs Trade Compliance
  • Duty Drawbacks
  • Refunds
  • Valuation Advice
  • TSW (Trade Single Window) Applications
  • MPI (Ministry of Primary Industries) Fumigations or heat treatment arrangements if applicable

What is required to complete Customs House Brokerage?

Mandatory documents required:

  • Airway Bill or Bill of Lading
  • Commercial Invoice(s)
  • Packing List(s)
    Quarantine Declaration (Applicable to FCL – full container load shipments only)
  • ATF (MPI Approved Transitional Facility) code for the FCL container unpack location

Additional Documents (Applicable for High Risk Cargo)

  • High Risk commodity categories: Foods (incl. fish, honey, beef, pork and citrus), Wooden products, Forestry Products, Used Machinery, Medical Goods, Chemicals, and Plant Material Products.
  • Permits
  • Health Certificates
  • Certificates of Origin
  • Manufacturer's certificate
  • Fumigation certificate
  • Phytosanitary Certificate
  • Dangerous Goods Certificate
To add our Customs House Brokerage to your shipments, contact the team via email at

For Abbreviations & Explanations, please check shipping terms.


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