Mandatory submission of Export and Import Permits to Carrier for all Singapore shipments under the Manifest Reconciliation Statement (MRS) Scheme
As part of the requirement of the manifest reconciliation process, Singapore Customs requires the owner, master or agent of the vessel / aircraft is required to submit the Manifest Reconciliation Statement (MRS) to Singapore Customs for sea and air consignments.
For all Sea shipments
Import : Freight forwarder/ common carrier is to submit the house manifest, import permit and any other required document(s) to the owner, master or agent of the vessel within 10 days after the arrival of the vessel.
Export : Freight forwarder/ common carrier is to submit the house manifest, export permit and any other required document(s) to the owner, master or agent of the vessel within 7 days after the departure of the vessel.
This is in accordance with Regulations 11 and 12 of the Regulation of Import and Exports Regulations (RIER).
We like to remind all customers to comply with above regulations as non-submission or late submission may result in queries and fines from Singapore Customs towards the shipper during audit checks.
For all export permits, you may submit the documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
For all import permits, you may submit the documents together with the Delivery Order request via Maersk website or email@example.com
For further information on the RIER, you can visit the Singapore Customs website here.
Should you require any further information, please contact our Customer Care team.