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British London door-to-door sea clearance requirements

  • Author:Cynthia
  • Release Date:2018-03-20
London isUnited KingdomThe capital, which is also one of the largest financial centers in the world, is also known as “New Port” with New York and Hong Kong. At the same time, the Port of London is also Britain’s largest seaport and is the UK’s leading manufacturing city, known for its general machinery and motors. The major imported goods in Hong Kong are petroleum, coal, iron and steel, timber, ore and grain. The export goods mainly include cement, machinery, vehicles, petroleum products, chemical products and household groceries.

At the same time, London Port has some special regulations:

(1) Live animals are prohibited from going ashore without the consent of the port health authorities and customs.

(2) Limits are imposed on ships loaded with crude oil, chemicals, explosives and other dangerous goods.

All ships carrying these cargoes should report to the port authorities and find out whether they are allowed to sail.

From Shenzhen to the United Kingdom, London has a sea voyage of about 32 days and can take KLINE, MOL, YML and other shipping companies.

British import document requirements

(1) "EU unified declaration form" (United Kingdom also known as customs C88 form)

(2) Supplier invoice

(3) Contract

(4) Bill of Lading

(5) Waybill

(6) Loading orders

(7) Packing list

(8) Certificate of Insurance

(9) Bank Draft

(10) Submit weight if necessaryCertificate of Quantity

(11) Quota certification

(12) Certificate of Origin (or, a statement of origin on the invoice of the exporting country or other commercial documents)

(13) ATR Goods Circulation Certificate (for Turkish zero-tariff goods only)

(14) Inspection Certificate

(15) Animal and plant quarantine certificates

(16) Food Hygiene Inspection Certificate

(17) Temporary Import Certificate

(18) Proof of specific tax exemption

(19) Approvals

(20) Import Licenses, etc.

British customs regulations
1. All food products (including animal products, fish, insects, fruits, vegetables, etc.) shall be banned from import into the United Kingdom. Once discovered, they will be immediately returned to the place of origin, and the British Health Department will impose a minimum of 140 pounds of detention fees. Related costs will be directly charged to the sending company.
2. The film imported to the United Kingdom must specify the type, time, number, length, width, and purpose of the film.