IT IS IMPORTANT FOR YOU TO KNOW that in order to achieve a successful process, you must consider the following when you decide to import:
- Maritime: B/L or Bill of Lading.
- Air: Air Waybill.
- Ground: Bill of Lading.
It is important to have the cargo delivery document, whether it is by air, sea or land.
All documents must comply with these characteristics:
- Type, number and date of transport documents or consolidating documents.
- Cargo characteristics such as; number of packages, weight and volume as appropriate.
- General description of the merchandise.
This document must be filed in original with no alterations or erasures; it must also contain the basic business terms:
- Currency of negotiation.
- Full product.
- Items quantity and unit (kilos, units, boxes, ).
- Complete importer and exporter data.
- Unit prices and total prices.
- Incoterm, are the international negotiation terms on which the merchandise is being purchased.
OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROCESS
It is important that you have these documents when applicable.
- Certificate of Origin, for special when if a trade agreement applies.
- Power of attorney.
- Andean Value Declaration if the import exceeds US$5,000 in a single shipment or in split shipments.
- Previous inspection results survey.
- Customs Registration.
- Formalities at the VUCE (Permits and approvals).
- Certificate of origin.
- Authorizations and regulation compliance.