Advisories

HS6 Code Requirement - Pakistan

11 September 2020

Please note that 6 digit HS code (Harmonized System Code) will be mandatory informarion requested on submission of shipping instructions for all the Import shipments discharging in Pakistan including transhipment cargo.

The effective date for these new regulations is from 28th September 2020.

Shipping Instructions received without or incomplete WCO (World Customs Organization) HS6-digit code will not be processed. These shipping instructions will be rejected, requesting the customer to resend the shipping instructions with complete information.

When you are submitting your Shipping Instructions online at Maersk website please input the HS Code in the provided field as illustrated below.

Sea cargo manifest & transhipment regulation

In case of multiple commodities HS codes for all the Commodities needs to be listed clearly in the cargo description field as well.

HS6 Code needs to be provided in “Cargo Description” field for other channels – EDI and Inttra with Key word – “HS Code” .

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