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Customs clearance Sydney

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Fast customs clearance in Sydney, Australia

JTM Cargo Management is recognised as one of Sydney’s leading customs brokers and freight forwarders. Our customs clearance agents are highly qualified and will eliminate the stress associated with clearing cargo upon arrival into Australia. As customs clearance agents, import brokers and freight forwarding agents, we have in-depth knowledge of freight consultancy, air and sea freight forwarding, logistics and customs requirements. Our experts ensure that your cargo arrives at its destination safely and on-time, and our customs experts will expedite the clearance of your goods at the port to ensure fast pick-up and delivery.

JTM Cargo Management provides a full suite of services including excellent customs clearance in Sydney, Australia. Sydney has one of the busiest ports in Australia and customs brokers in Sydney have to bring their A-game every day to ensure that trade flows smoothly. We have Sydney customs brokers and agents providing fast customs clearance services for all consignments being imported into Australia. JTM Cargo customs brokers are professional and will ensure your compliance with customs and quarantine regulations. Our reach extends across Australia with customs brokers and customs clearance agents located in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.

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Customs and quarantine regulations are complex and are continually being updated. As licensed customs brokers and customs clearance agents in Sydney, we ensure that we remain informed about all changes to legislation. JTM Cargo Management are customs clearance rates providers and have in-depth knowledge of import duty rates, Goods and Service Tax (GST) and other taxes that may apply to imports. Our Sydney licensed customs brokers are skilled service providers that help to keep the flow of cargo moving through our ports. Sydney customs clearance agents and brokerage systems are some of the best in the world; they are known for providing the best advice and service available. With goods imported into Australia exceeding AU $35 billion in April 2019, customs agents must be at the top of their game and at JTM Cargo we only hire the best.

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Frequently asked questions

What documents do I need to provide when importing to Australia?

You will be required to provide:

  • Commercial invoice
  • Packing list
  • Packing declaration
  • Bill of lading
  • Your insurance certificate.
Who is the Consignee?

The Consignee is the person who is purchasing the goods/shipment.

How can I claim back GST on imported goods?

GST paid on imported goods is claimed back in an Australian GST return.

What charges am I liable for?

You are required to obtain the correct tariff classification according to your cargo. Goods valued over $1000 AUD must be assessed and you will be required to pay import entry, processing costs, Customs, Import Duty and GST based on the total value of your goods.

What items are restricted or prohibited from being imported into Australia?

Goods for import such as firearms, steroids and tobacco require a valid permit issued by the Department of Home Affairs. Duty and other taxes are still applicable.

What happens if my cargo is held by Customs?

JTM Cargo Management specialists will ensure that all documentation is correct and will liaise with Customs to expedite the clearance and release of your shipment.


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