Frequently Asked Question

A secured facility supervised by customs authorities, where dutiable landed imports are stored pending their release on assessment and payment of import duties, taxes, and other charges. Also called customs warehouse.

Less than container load – denotes that the container consists of more than one consignees

Full container load – denotes that the content of the containers belongs to only ONE consignee

Refers to cargos such as barrels and boxes sent by individuals for personal/household use

This refers to cargo consigned to companies

Basic charges collected at the Validation Department includes Documentation, Security, Handling, Lifting & Storage where applicable.

Three payments are generally made:

1 – To collect documentation from shipping Agent

2 – Warehouse charges at the warehouse

3 – Customs duty after shipment has been examined

  • Bill of Lading
  • ID : passport, driver’s license, National ID
  • TRN

Yes, with a notarized letter of permission and a copy of the consignee’s ID and TRN