Preliminary stages of customs clearance
The preliminary stages of customs clearance involve the following actions:
- Notifying the customs authority about your intention to import or export goods or vehicles across the border;
- Demonstration of goods and vehicles to a customs representative;
- Submission of a package of documents required for customs clearance;
- Registration of the submitted documents is also included in the preliminary steps.
Customs clearance consists of 5 main stages:
- Registration of the goods declaration (DT);
- Passage of documentary control. During which, all documents submitted by the declarant are checked: DT, DTS (declaration of customs value), CTS (adjustment of customs value), in addition, the TN VED codes and the country of origin of the goods are also checked;
- Passing foreign exchange control, during which financial documents are checked, these include: transaction passport and contract. The correctness of the specified customs payments submitted for payment is also checked;
- Payment of customs payments, which include: duties, customs fees, taxes, fees for issuing licenses and other payments provided by law for customs clearance of goods;
- Passing the customs control line, where a general final check of the correctness of the customs clearance takes place.
After these stages have been passed, the customs representative inspects the cargo, during which its correspondences are checked against the specified data.