Customs House Brokerage in Peru

Our Customs House Brokerage services can help you with the complexities of border controls and customs regulations. For import and export cargos. At both - origin and destination.

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Import customs clearance

Standard full import customs clearance process

  • Full Customs Declaration upon arrival in the country in scope to gain release of the cargo for onward deliv-ery.
  • Guidance on correct merchandise fiscal classification, on the type of operation, on the existent commercial trade agreements that you can benefit from.
  • Customs clearance consultancy services, such as providing information on the certificates/licenses needed for each type of commodity.
  • Duty Classification
  • Definitive Import Entry Declaration
  • Temporary Import Entry Declaration

Export customs clearance

Standard full export customs clearance process:

  • Standard export clearance procedure
  • Guidance on correct merchandise fiscal classification, on the type of operation, on the existent commercial trade agreements that you can benefit from.
  • Customs clearance consultancy services, such as providing information on the certificates/licenses needed for each type of commodity.
  • Duty Classification
  • Definitive Export Entry Declaration
  • Temporary Import Entry Declaration

Transit documents

A transit document allows free movement of cargo and containers through Peruvian territories, suspending the payment of duty and VAT until the destination.

  • Transit entry declaration

Additional Custom House Brokerage services

Inspection

Inspection is needed for certain products, such as per-ishables. It is done with customs authorities and regula-tory entities.

For bulk cargo, goods are counted from the vessel to the truck, against the documentation.

  • Inspection with customs authorities
  • Inspection with regulatory entities (e.g. SENASA)
  • Inspection for bulk cargo

Previous inspection

It is done for imported goods, to ensure quality and quantity of products against documentation. The pro-cess is done outside of the port

Coordinate client visits to Customs Authority

When our customer has inquiries about its goods, Maersk can plan a visit to the Customs Authority, for the customer to personally make those inquiries.


Mandatory documents for imports:

  • Signed Power of Attorney (Notarized letter or electronic POA via password SOL-SUNAT)
  • Original Commercial Invoice(s)
  • Original Bill of lading
  • Packing List(s)
  • Insurance Policy or Letter specifying that there is no insurance on the cargo.
  • Original Origin Cerificate*
  • Original Licenses and Certificates for restricted goods
  • Documents UIF (Unidad de Inteligencia Financiera)
*Applies for certain origin countries where treaties exist.

Mandatory documents for exports:

  • Signed Power of Attorney (Notarized letter or electronic POA via password SOL-SUNAT)
  • Commercial Invoice (SUNAT Copy)
  • Shipping Documents (Guia de Remisión) (SUNAT Copy)
  • Bill of Lading
  • Original Licenses and Certificates for restricted goods
  • Documents UIF (Unidad de Inteligencia Financiera)

For Abbreviations & Explanations, please check shipping terms.

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