The Time Saving Machine company strives to free customers from routine non-core work as much as possible and offers an additional service for this purpose - customs declaration of goods for international delivery. Thanks to this service, senders and recipients:
- do not get distracted from the main business processes to solve logistics tasks and resolve formalities;
- enjoy the benefits of timely delivery of goods around the world (efficiency is guaranteed by TSM offices in 200 countries);
- maintain the correct interaction with the customs authorities due to the absence of conflict situations due to incorrectly issued documents.
It is important to understand that the cargo owners have the right to independently deal with the declaration or choose any representative. However, the complex solution of tasks is the most rational option, since it eliminates inconsistencies in the work stages and minimizes the risks of additional costs. Therefore, it is more profitable to conclude a contract for customs clearance together with the main order for international delivery. Cargo declaration services are paid for at a separate tariff.
Interaction with regulatory organizations
Control by authorized agencies is often required for the goods subject to customs clearance. The products transported across the border need phytosanitary and veterinary control with the selection of samples and specimen, the passage of quarantine measures. Time Saving Machine is ready to organize such procedures in accordance with current laws, completely freeing customers from interaction with control services.
Sometimes the process of customs clearance involves the need to place the declared goods in temporary storage warehouses. TSM has its own warehouse facilities in 240 countries around the world, so it is able not only to provide the service, but also to offer a relatively low price for it. The temporary storage fee is charged to the importer after three days after the cargo arrival, if the delay in the declaration process was not caused by TSM.
Translation and preparation of documentation. If necessary, and in agreement with the clients, translators are involved to work with invoices and other foreign-language documents. This service reduces the time for processing and eliminates the risk of incorrect transfer, which can cause problems with customs.
Preparation of technical descriptions of the goods or other related documents required for declaration. The work is performed by specialized specialists, which eliminates the risk of incorrect interpretation of the characteristics of the cargo.
Preparation of export declarations. This service is relevant if the cargo is delivered to a country where a special declaration is required if the weight and cost limits are exceeded or if the controlled goods are transported.
Confirmation of the customs declaration. The order manager informs the importer about the arrival of the cargo, requests the necessary documents for registration, and agrees on the nuances of the declaration procedure.
Formal declaration. If the cargo of those types that are not subject to any restrictions is transported, it can be declared in the consolidated manifest. This approach reduces the cost of customs clearance and speeds up the process.
Preparation of multi-prepared declarations. For customs clearance of cargo from several items, a more complex document is prepared, taking into account the classification of the codes of the commodity nomenclature of foreign economic activity. Each line of the declaration contains data for only one position.
Customs transit by agreement of the parties. The order manager contacts the importer to coordinate the declaration or other actions when the shipment has arrived.
Temporary import / export of cargo. If the movement of the goods to the destination is forcibly suspended, the TSM can prepare the goods for temporary import through customs and subsequent export along the main route. Descriptions, photos, codes, and numbers are used to identify the product.
Declaration correction. When processing documents, changes are allowed regarding the value of the cargo, the classification of the goods contained in it, and the data of the importer. TSM employees make such corrections at the request of customs authorities or customers. The process is possible both during and after the declaration, if the documents are found to be inconsistent with the facts.
Attracting an independent broker. TSM can select a third-party declarant at the client`s request. The company is not responsible for the actions of such a broker, but only performs an intermediary role in its selection and transfer of authority, charging a small fee for the service provided.
Cost of customs declaration services
|Customs declaration processing||per cargo (for cargo worth more than 200 euros)||starting 15 000 rub|
|Customs storage||for the cargo, from the third business day of the registration procedure||starting 500 rub/day|
|Translation of documentation||A4 sheet||starting 1500 rub|
|Preparation of technical descriptions of the product||name of the commodity nomenclature (CN)||starting 350 rub|
|Confirmation of customs declaration||per cargo||starting 1000 rub|
|Formal declaration||per cargo||starting 15000 rub|
|Preparation of multi-product declarations||each code in the CN||starting 400 rub|
|Customs transit (with filling in 1 CD sheet)||per cargo||starting 8000 rub|
|Declaration correction||per A4 sheet||depends on the complexity of corrections|
|Transfer of cargo to an independent broker||Per cargo||starting 750 rub|
* Prices are shown without VAT and fuel surcharge.
Documents for customs declaration
The complete set of documents is determined by the ownership of the cargo to a legal entity or a physical entity and the cost of the international shipment.
The set of documents required by companies includes:
- proforma invoice with a detailed description of the cargo;
- air waybill/invoice;
- permits (if necessary).
The proforma invoice is issued in two copies - in Russian and English (or both bilingual), and is certified with the organization's seal. All documents are accepted by customs only in printed form, filling in by hand is not allowed.
The physical entities who send cargo from Russia abroad must provide:
- proforma invoice with a detailed description of the postal item;
- air waybill;
- original or copy of the contract for customs clearance;
- copy of the first page spread of the passport (pages with personal data);
- copy of the visa or residence permit (relevant for foreigners);
- copy of the registration document (relevant for foreigners staying in the Russian Federation for more than a month).
Customs clearance is such a complex process with a lot of nuances that you always need an individual approach to the layout of services. Therefore, it is possible to determine the scope of work and the cost only if all the available factors are taken into account. To find them out, it is rational to contact a consultant in the Time Saving Machine — call us or use our online service.