Variations in regulations mean that exporting can differ from country to country. Ensure that you are fully aware of licensing, special provisions and restricted and prohibited goods in the country you are shipping to.
Getting the required documents in advance is vital if you want to avoid hold-ups at the border. Be sure to include all necessary information on your commercial invoice, since this is how customs authorities will classify and process your shipment.
International shipments are often liable to import duties and taxes but that doesn’t mean you have to be caught out by them. Since these vary according to the destination and the shipment value, make sure you are fully aware of what you or the receiver will have to pay.
You can also check our customs and shipping updates for the latest information.
Customs usually need to verify the origin and destination of your shipment. Our database automatically validates addresses, meaning you know in advance if it will be possible for your goods to reach their final destination.
A complete and comprehensive commercial invoice is vital if you want to pass through customs smoothly. Creating a digital commercial invoice on myTNT or downloading a template from our site will speed up the process.
Your shipment doesn’t disappear once it leaves the country so you should still be able to see where it is at all times. Track & Trace lets you locate your shipment worldwide and informs you of when we expect it to arrive at its destination.
Shipping to certain countries is affected by export controls based on the type of goods. Don't get caught out.
Hold-ups at customs can cause delays to your shipment and cost you money. Use our local expertise to limit the risk.
We do not accept consignments to or from individuals or organisations listed as a denied party. Check to see who is a denied party before shipping.
Our import services take the hassle out of bringing shipments from abroad as an importer.
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Learn what is required in terms of export controls, international sanctions or safety and security concerns before you ship.
International freight is liable for fuel surcharges based on the origin and destination country of each shipment.
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Incoterms are a globally recognised standard that let customs authorities identify the owner of a shipment at every moment of its journey.
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