Customs House Brokerage in Bangladesh

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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Core product

Export customs clearance

EPZ Export Customs Clearance
  • Custom Clearance/Agency Charges for Out-bound FCL
  • Cargo going out of Bangladesh (please see the disclaimers mentioned below)
Non-EPZ Export Customs Clearance
  • Custom Clearance/Agency Charges for Out-bound FCL
  • Cargo going out of Bangladesh (please see the disclaimers mentioned below)

Import customs clearance

Apparel Related Import Clearance
  • Custom Clearance/Agency Charges for In-bound FCL
  • Cargo into Bangladesh (please see the disclaimers mentioned below)
Industry related Import Clearance
  • Custom Clearance/Agency Charges for In-bound FCL
  • Cargo into Bangladesh (please see the disclaimers mentioned below)
Electronics Import Clearance
  • Custom Clearance/Agency Charges for In-bound FCL
  • Cargo into Bangladesh (please see the disclaimers mentioned below)

Disclaimer

  • Receptible charges are passthrough and payable at actual.
  • Commission 0.12%  applicable on Commercial Invoice value.
  • For any additional/adhoc service, relevant charges will be applicable.
  • This offer is not applicable for project cargo.
  • Export on re-import basis, etc. are not considered.
  • This offer is applicable for garments, apparels, man-made staple fibres, textiles, cotton piece goods, vegetable textile fibres, paper yarn, woven fabrics of paper yarn only.
  • Its subject to the presence of all required clean documents.
  • Non-traditional commodities are not covered by this offer.
  • Commodities excluded: Metal Scrap, Wastepaper, Timber, Agri products, Personnel and personal effects, Used Goods, Foodstuff, Rejected re-import, Furniture, Traded Commodities & Toys.
  • Insurance for the cargo to be covered by Consignee / Importer during transit and at all time.
  • Any other statutory VAT/Taxes will be levied extra as per Government / NBR regulation.
  • All Services provided by MAERSK are subject to MAERSK Group standard trading conditions.
  • If the charges are paid locally (in Bangladesh) then Invoice will be created in BDT and accordingly payment should be made in BDT (as per exchange rate).
  • For the first shipment handling it will take at least 7 days for shipment processing and necessary code creation for billing/other system update after getting all required data/info.

Additional Custom House Brokerage services

Beyond acquiring clearances, we also offer requirement-based consultation and procedural assistance for your cargo:
  • Issuance of Certificate of Origin (COO) - You may be required to declare that your cargo is produced in a specific country, to determine whether it's eligible for entry or entitled for any preferential treatment.
  • NOC from Assistant Drug Controller - If your cargo comprises of chemicals then we can help in obtaining the NOC at the port, which serves as a concrete proof for undergoing the necessary quality checks.
  • Plant Quarantine Certificate - Consignments containing perishables undergo isolated tests to ensure that they are disease and pest-free. We take care of the complete process until the certification is acquired
  • KYC verification - We help you with the KYC verification from the local Commisionerate office. Without this one-time registration, SB/BOE is generally not processed by the customs.
  • Bank registration - We also assist in the registration of AD and IFSC codes with the EDI Department, because both are needed for foreign exchange and Duty Drawback Scheme respectively.
  • Duty payment and consultation - On behalf of the importer – we process duty advancement to the customs. Along with that, we also provide consultancy services for goods classification.
  • Export incentive consulting - We offer export incentive consultation for the Duty Drawback Scheme (DBK - 74 & 75), the Merchandise Export from India Scheme (MEIS Scheme) and EPCG.
  • Import license registration - To make imports easier in the future, we help the first-time importers in acquiring licenses from local Customs authorities.

What is required to complete Customs House Brokerage?

Exports

  • Commercial Invoice
  • Packing List
  • Export Declaration

Imports

  • Commercial Invoice
  • Packing List
  • Original Bill of Lading
  • Certificate of Origin/Catalogue/Literature
  • Insurance Certificate
  • Purchase Order, L/C if any
  • Any other relevant documents.

For Abbreviations & Explanations, please check shipping terms.

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