Shipping to Egypt
Customs House Brokerage
Local contact options
Contact Ahmed.Habib@maersk.com to include one of our Customs House Brokerage products in your supply chain.
Our Customs Team are always happy to answer any query you may have in relation to customs clearance, one of our licenced customs brokers can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Export Customs Clearance||Transit Documents|
|Standard Declaration to Customs involves inspection to gain permission to load the vessel & be exported outside of the country.||A transit document don’t allows the free movement, while it request inspection and paying L/G to customs instead of cash duties until the shipment arrives to the destination.|
||A transit document don’t allows the free movement, while it request inspection and paying L/G to customs instead of cash duties until the shipment arrives to the destination|
Additional Custom House Brokerage services
- Customs Quick Health Scan – A high level risk & control assessment of the customers business highlighting potential gaps and providing support and solutions where required.
- Peak Volume Management Programme – Assistance with daily Customs House Brokerage activities when the customer needs it most.
- Origin and Free Trade Agreements – Awareness & guidance on FTA’s & preferential origins.
- Classification Management – An overview of current Classification Databases or a Full End-to-end Reclassification Programmed from our trained specialists.
- Legalized Commercial invoice(s)
- Packing list(s)
- Copy of the Bill of Lading
- Health Certificates
- Preference Certificates
* Costs will vary depending on the type of business, size & requirement – please refer enquiries to Maersk CHB team
What is required to complete Customs House Brokerage?
Signed Power of Attorney (POA)
Mandatory documents required: EORI Number Not needed Additional documents (where applicable) * Q: What is the Pricing / Cost of these services? CHB =Customs House Brokerage
*Originals MUST be submitted to Maersk CHB team
A:please refer enquiries to Maersk CHB team.
Q: What can hold up my Customs Clearance?
A:import needs the country to develop this first, but export nothing can hold us.
Q: What is an EORI Number and how do I get one?
A:N/A in Egypt
Q: What is a classification number HS Code?
A:its international one, but needs to be clearly mentioned in the commercial invoice so the customs apply same.
Q: Why do I need to provide a classification number HS Code?
A:to apply the correct duties otherwise customs will have to revert to their historical data!
Q: : How will I know when my shipment has cleared customs?
A:priniting the approved and stamped release order.
Q: Who can I contact regarding my Customs Clearance?
A: Maersk CHB team
Q: Who will invoice me for my Customs Clearance?
A:Damco will invoice for CHB activities until further notice.
Q: : I have a query regarding my Customs Clearance Invoice, who can I contact?
A:Maersk CHB team.
Abbreviations & Explanations
VAT = Value Added Tax
EORI = Economic Operators’ Registration and Identification
HTS = Harmonized Tariff Schedule
AEO= Authorized Economic Operator
POA = Power of Attorney
T1= Transit Document which allows the movement of non-EU commodity between two customs offices (EU)
T2L =Document which proofs the EU status
Additional documents (where applicable) * Q: What is the Pricing / Cost of these services? CHB =Customs House Brokerage
Q: What is the Pricing / Cost of these services? CHB =Customs House Brokerage
Demurrage and Detention
|Export Local Charges 2018||Alexandria||Port Said East||Port Said West||Damietta||Sokhna|
|Rates in USD||Rates in USD||Rates in USD||Rates in USD||Rates in USD|
|Free In (Dry)||90||140||140||140||150||200||200||200||110||170||170||170||100||170||170||170||130||195||195||195||Per Container|
|Free In (Reefer)||200||250||250||215||250||250||180||240||240||180||240||240||0||210||270||270||Per Container|
|Free In (Special Equipment)||125||190||190||525||600||600||260||500||500||260||500||500||0||300||450||450||Per Container|
|Free In (IMO)||115||170||170||170||265||300||300||325||180||305||305||305||200||350||350||350||200||300||300||300||Per Container|
|ODF Per B/L||10||10||10||10||10||Per B/L|
|Equipment Storage Charge Per Day after free time onwards till 21st (10 Free days in Alexandria, Damietta) and (7 Free days in Port Said East,West)||10||20||20||20||8||16||16||16||8||12||12||12||12||19||19||19||Per Container|
|Equipment Storage Charge Per Day from 22nd onwards ( Alexandria,Port Said East,West, Damietta )||13||25||25||25||13||25||25||25||12||18||18||18||14||25||25||25||Per Container|
|Equipment Storage for Special Equipment: after free time and onwards (10 Free days at Alexandria, Damietta), (7 Free days at Port Said East and Sokhna), (No free time at Port Said West)||20||35||35||35||13||25||25||20||35||35||20||35||35||Per Container|
|IMO Cargo: after free time and onwards (10 Free days at Alexandria, Damietta), (7 days free time at Sokhna), (No free time in Port Said East and West)||20||35||35||35||13||25||25||13||25||25||25||20||35||35||35||16||25||25||25||Per Container|
|Equipment Storage Charge Per Day all equipment sizes/types ( from 8th day to 14th Day Sokhna only)||10||16||16||16||Per Container|
|Equipment Storage Charge Per Day all equipment sizes/types ( from 14th onwards Sokhna only)||16||25||25||25||Per Container|
|Equipment Demurrage Charge||20||35||35||35||20||35||35||35||20||35||35||35||20||35||35||35||20||35||35||35||Per Container|
|Equipment Demurrage Charge (for Reefers)||35||65||65||-||35||65||65||-||35||65||65||-||35||65||65||-||35||65||65||-||Per Container|
|Equipment Demurrage Charge (for Special Equipment)||35||65||65||-||35||65||65||-||35||65||65||-||35||65||65||-||35||65||65||-||Per Container|
|Equipment Detention Charge Per Day (3 Free days)||10||20||20||20||10||20||20||20||10||20||20||20||10||20||20||20||10||20||20||20||Per Container|
|Equipment Detention Charge Per Day (from 11th day onwards)||20||40||40||40||20||40||40||40||20||40||40||40||20||40||40||40||20||40||40||40||Per Container|
|Equipment Detention Charge (for Special Equipment)||35||65||65||-||35||65||65||-||35||65||65||-||35||65||65||-||35||65||65||-||Per Container|
Export service restrictions
No approval for below Imo goods from Alexandria/Port Said as UFS is not accepting following dangerous goods:
- IMO Class 1
- IMO Class 5.2
- IMO Class 6.2
- IMO Class 7
- IMO Class 9 UN 2212 (Blue and Brown Asbestos), UN2590 (White Asbestos), Calcium Hypochlorite UN1748, UN2880, UN2208, UN3485, UN3486 and UN3487 and all toxic waste materials.
In addition UFS is not accepting for loading following substances:
- Ammonium Bromate
- Ammonium Bromate,solution
- Ammonium Chlorate
- Ammonium Chlorate,solution
- Ammonium Chlorite
- Ammonium Hypochlorite
- Ammonium Nitrate liable to self- heating sufficient to initiate a decomposition
- Ammonium Nitrites and mixtures of an inorganic nitrite with an ammonium salt
- Ammonium Permanganate
- Ammonium Permanganate, solution
- Chloric Acid
- Aqueous solution with a concentration exceeding 10%
- Ethyl Nitrite pure
- Hydrocyanic Acid with mote than 20% acid , by mass
- Hydrogen Chloride,refrigerated liquid
- Hydrogen Cyanide, solution with more than 45%
- Hydrogen Cyanide
- Mercury Oxycyanide pure
- Methyl Nitrite Perchloric Acid with more than 72% acid, by mass Silver Picrate, dry or wetted with less than 30% water by mass
- Zinc Ammonium Nitrite See IMDG Special Provision 900
- Cargo Inspection
Cargo Inspection at Port Said East: When containers moved to inspection yard they are subject to export inspection fees.