|Area:||426 sq. mi|
|Lanuage:||Chinese and English|
|Climate:||Humid subtropical climate|
Are you planning to move your household goods and personal effects to Hong Kong? Nationwide Van Lines has the know-how and ability to set your goods to Hong Kong easily. Our team of professionals will take away the stress of your overseas transport with an excellent consultant and certified professional movers. Allow Nationwide Van Lines to take charge of your great move!
To assist clearing your household goods (HHGS), documentation of certain aspects of your shipment is necessary. Below are a few documents needed to help clear you through Customs.
Import Declaration – A document stating the household goods being shipped.
Certificate of Origin – Gives verification of which country your household goods are manufactured in.
Personal documents will be needed to identify you along with your HHGS shipment. Below you will find some forms of documents you may need.
Once your household goods have arrived in Hong Kong along with your documents, both are subjected to examination by Customs. A CBP officer will examine your household goods to determine the value, correct markings, proper invoicing, existence of prohibited items, damages, deterioration and illegal narcotics. It’s important to assure all items are properly described and accounted for to avoid any delays or seizure of items. Once your items are approved for release, they are safeguarded by the proper officers.
Once your items has arrived to Hong Kong, all items that are not featured as restricted are duty-free.
The correct labeling and markings are very important for Customs. Each mark and label should be in the English language. Please take a look below to discover the marking and labeling requirements.
It’s important to avoid importing prohibited
Though most household goods and personal effects are duty-free, there are restrictions to certain extremes. Please take a look at the following list of some restricted items below.
The liability for duties are paid once Customs has cleared your shipment for release. There are no options of prepaid duties or taxes prior to exportation from a foreign country. Once your shipment is filed with CBP, the party and only the party listed as the receiver can pick up the shipment. If household goods are warehoused, the party of liability can be changed to another party, most whom purchased the goods. The Customs broker cannot pay duties, but can accept a check written out to the Customs and Border Protection to forward. Once items are received, all articles are deemed owned by the receiver and no longer in ownership of the CBP.
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