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HONG KONG CUSTOMS INFORMATION

HONG KONG CUSTOMS INFORMATION
 HONG KONG CUSTOMS INFORMATION
NOTE
Customs regulations are subject to change at any time. The proceeding information is a brief
summary of customs regulations applicable to household goods shipments to this destination and is being
provi
ded for general guidance to assist our Agents and Customers. Since such regulations are subject to
change without notice, Allfreight International cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other
detrimental events resulting from non
complianc
e. Always double check with your local embassy or
consulate.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED
Photocopy of Customer’s Passport picture page
Authorization Letter from Customer for Destination Agent to handle Customs clearance
(provided by Destination Agent.)
CUSTOMS REGULATIONS
Customer is allowed to declare one air shipment a
nd one surface shipment imported into
the People’s Republic of China within six months of the shipper’s approved import
procedures.
o
Any declaration after the two allowed are admitted full duty
All air shipments are physically inspected
Surface shipments
are physically inspected at random
DUTIABLE/RESTRICTED ITEMS
Alcohol and tobacco products and perfume are subject to duties
Feathers, furs, skins, tusks, ivory and certain agriculture products require Exporting
Country’s License, Certificate of Origin,
and an Import License, and are subject to
inspection by the Agriculture and Fisheries Department
Pesticides and radioactive substances
PROHIBITED ITEMS
Narcotic drugs/medications (import permitted with copy of prescription)
Plants, trees, vegetables (
a Phytosanitary Certificate and Import License is required)
Uncooked meat/poultry
Pornographic or politically subversive material
Weapons, ammunition, fireworks, explosives and clasp
knives are subject to import
license and police control
MOTOR VEHICLE
S
Only right
hand drive vehicles are permitted (driving is on the left)
Certain models are not accepted (must contact Transport Department for further details)
Very high duty and taxes
Vehicle must be owned by customer for more than 6 months
Documents
required:
o
Bill of Sale/Original Purchase Invoice
HONG KONG
CUSTOMS INFORMATION
NOTE
Customs regulations are subject to change at any time. The proceeding information is a brief
summary of customs regulations applicable to household goods shipments to this destination and is being
provi
ded for general guidance to assist our Agents and Customers. Since such regulations are subject to
change without notice, Allfreight International cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other
detrimental events resulting from non
complianc
e. Always double check with your local embassy or
consulate.
o
Export License in origin country stating engine and chassis number
o
Registration Certificate showing the dimensions
o
Deregistration Certificate
o
Passport
o
Hong Kong Insurance Certificate
o
Driver’s license
o
Authorization letter for Destination Agent to handle Customs clearance
o
Full Exhaust Emission Test Certificate (should be obtained prior to departure
from origin)
They must be reported to Transport Department within 14 days of arrival in Hong Kong
Tran
sport Department
Licensing Division
3/FL., United Centre
PETS
Quarantine may be required depending on the type of animal and the country of origin
Documents required:
o
Health Certificate cannot be more than 14 days old and must be endorsed by a
Governme
nt approved Veterinarian
o
Rabies Vaccination must be administered at least 30 days before departure, but
not more than six months before departure
o
Import Permit issued by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and valid for
30 days from date of issue
o
Both a Residence Certificate as well as an additional International Health
Certificate must be prepared and must be endorsed by the USDA/APHIS/VS
Special permits must be obtained in advance for the importation of animals and birds. Quarantine
periods va
ry according to the animal’s country of origin. Application forms for the permits may be
obtained from:
The Agriculture and Fisheries Department
12th Floor, Canton Road Government Offices
393 Canton Road
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel: 852
733
2235


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