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Is it the hardest to clear the world in Brazil? Talk about the customs clearance in Brazil

  • Author:Alvin
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  • Release Date:2019-01-24
Is it the hardest to clear the world in Brazil? Talk about the customs clearance in Brazil

1. Customs affairs are handled by the Federal Tax Administration under the Ministry of Finance.

According to the Brazilian Customs Regulations, the Brazilian Customs System (SISCOMEX) is the registration website for all import and export cargo declaration procedures. All customs duties are the sole responsibility of the Federal Tax Administration under the Ministry of Finance. Generally speaking, if the customs declaration procedure is started when the SISCOMEX enters the cargo declaration form, at the same time, the importer also needs to provide relevant documents to the customs as required. The customs will verify the contents of the cargo declaration one by one, and the SISCOMEX will be verified after the verification. The importer will be authorized to pick up the goods. Although the Federal Tax Administration is responsible for customs matters, every aspect of the import process is handled by a different agency.


NCM CODE or NCM NO. refers to the Brazilian customs code. Brazilian Customs requires that goods entering Brazil must display their corresponding NCM CODE on the bill of lading.

3, sub-channel sampling method

After the importer registers the import declaration documents in SISCOMEX, the customs declaration documents will be automatically submitted by the system, and according to the importer's tax payment, trade behavior, the nature, quantity and price of the imported goods, taxation status, origin of the goods, export place, importer After analyzing various factors such as operational capability and economic strength, it is assigned to different customs clearance channels to carry out classified sampling inspection, that is, the goods are classified according to the following five different color channels:

1) Gray logo: customs declaration documents, goods and goods value must be checked before they can pass customs

2) Red logo: Customs documents and goods must be inspected before they can be cleared.

3) Yellow logo: customs clearance documents can be cleared after inspection

4) Watermark logo: According to the inspection results of the customs declaration documents, the goods are classified into red or green signs.

5) Green logo: All customs clearance goods can be exempted from inspection and automatically cleared. But customs officials have the right to reclassify them

Introduction to customs policy


CNPJ (Cadastro Nacional da Pessoa Juridica) is issued by the Brazilian Ministry of Finance, which is the legal person registration number (the legal person here refers to the company) and generally consists of 14 digits. Exporting to Brazil, including sending samples, must provide the customer's CNPJ, the customs tax number.


RADAR is the Brazilian import and export license. Some goods under NCM (HS code) require an import license to import into Brazil. At this time, the company needs to submit a formal invoice to the relevant agency and wait 15 to 30 days or more for approval. These agencies may also take 60 days or more to grant approval for the license. Also, if the final commercial invoice is provided before