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Jul 11, 2019

Custom Clearance in Nepal

Since Nepal is a landlocked country and has no direct access to the sea, the options left for export/import are Air Cargo or transportation through roadways. Roadways take too long and it’s almost difficult to export/import goods by roadways to other countries on time. So, the option left is Airways and the best option that you could find for Air cargo is with us, work with us and we won’t disappoint your expectations. Custom Clearance procedures are a thing that could be bothersome to some extent but worry not Namaste Cargo Pvt. Ltd. has it simplified just for your conveniences.
Custom Clearance means activities that involve preparation and submission of documents required to convey export or imports into the country, representing the client during customs examination, assessment, payment of duty and co-taking delivery of cargo from customs after clearance along with required documents. And some of the required documents are as Bill of Entry, Commercial Invoice, Bill of Lading/Airway bill, Import License, Insurance certificate, Purchase order/Letter of Credit, Technical write up, literature, etc. The major motto of Custom Clearance is to prevent illegal good’s in or out of the country and another motto is to benefit the country by 20% in the Tax. Namaste Cargo handles all of those, to make it easier for you to export/import goods.

As the Custom Clearance is a governmental issue, you’ll have to be connected with the government with different responsibilities. Procedure for import Custom Clearance is almost the same in every country. Department of Customs Clearance works under the Ministry of Finance. It deals with collecting Customs duties, enhance trade facilitation, etc. All exporters and importers must obtain the export, EXIM code also known as import code which is issued by the Department of Customs in Nepal. The best thing about us is, we have it all figured out and is ready to be placed for your service.

Custom clearance cost
The custom clearance costs are charged by the Forwarder or Customs Broker. And the customs are charged at the origin of the goods or at the destination. The charges paid covers up the methods of preparing and submitting Customs Entry documentation to the CBP. Examinations of goods are likely to be done in order to maintain the national health, safety, and security.

The difficulties that are to be faced when following the customs clearance procedures might be quite troublesome. You’ll have to be in good contact with the customs officers, but they will have their questions ready to be pointed at you. Another difficulty comes in the form of security procedures for the confirmation that you’re not trying to export/import anything that opposes a threat to the nation or the citizens.
Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA)

Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu, is the main global passage for traveler and merchandise traffic via air in Nepal. TIA Customs have three Warehouse of which No. 1 is utilized for the capacity of uncleaned and held on to load and for the freedom of belongings. Warehouse No.2 is utilized for the capacity of import payload, and Warehouse No.3 for export payload. Another air load complex with a zone of around 7,700 meters on the ground level and a two-story office of 2,500 meters has gotten ready for the consummation by April 2001 under the Tribhuvan International Airport Improvement Project.
Custom Clearance with Namaste Cargo
As you read it all in the above contents, Air Cargo has a longer procedure and more time consuming than you think. That’s the reason Namaste Cargo has been in this field, standing out as one of the well-renowned cargo services in Nepal due to the facilities we provide. We have a good mass of communication with the Ministry of Finance, Customs officers, Customs brokers and people related to that field which preserves yours and our time, which lets us make the Air shipping more reliable and convincing through Namaste Cargo.

Welcome to Namaste Cargo Nepal Pvt. Ltd.

Welcome to Namaste Cargo Nepal Pvt. Ltd. we are one of the leading International – Cargo forwarding & Courier service provider company from Nepal our main goal is to serve our customers with the highest satisfaction & promptness. Our Relaibility honesty, accuracy, close communication and commitment is our main asseet. We offer all types of services, from Express Documents & Parcel to Door to Door Cargo, airfreight to sea freight, warehousing to complete packing and complete international trasportaion services. We are a well established and acknowledged as a quality service provider and well respected by our customer and competitors for our technical knowledge and logistical ability, as well as our enviable record on service and attention detail.

Shipping banned & legal items in Nepal

Being one of the top cargo companies in Nepal, we have been providing our transportation and logistics services in different countries in the world. The shipping laws of the country vary as per its constitutions. There are various international shipping prohibitions and restrictions as per the rule of Nepal. While shipping the products internationally, the national, as well as international shipping rules and regulations, must be considered. Some items are completely forbidden and others are allowed under certain conditions. These items may be valuable things and are categorized as endangered stuff. Nepal has its own rule for importing and exporting things. Your country may have a different rule for importing different things. It varies country by country.

As the sellers are aiming for the International Shipping, the shipping laws are becoming more conducive and various incentives are being increased for the sellers and the idea of global selling seems to be more lucrative than ever. Various products are done very well in the international market whereas some are banned. Some sellers believe that it is easy to ship anything when they tie-up with the carrier partner, but this is not true. According to the shipping laws, various items are banned from shipping and also different items are legalized for shipping. This banned items cannot be exported from one country to another. Each country has different items for shipping that are specified by their government. Here are different shipping banned and legal items in Nepal mentioned below:

1. Banned items for export

  • Articles of Archaeological and Religious importance: These items include the things that have religious importance. As the archaeology and religions and their practices vary from country to country, the export of these things is banned in Nepal. These articles of Archaeological and Religious importance are:
i. National and foreign coins or archeological value
ii. Idols of gods and goddesses, palm leaf inscription (Tad Patra), Plant leaf inscription (Bhoj Patra)
iii. Scroll (Thanka paintings) of historical Importance
  • Conserved wildlife and related articles: Different wildlife are categorized into endangered species nowadays. There is a rule for shipping banned for the wildlife and related articles. Here are some conserved wildlife and related articles in Nepal.
i. Wild animals
ii. Bile and any part of wild animals
iii. Musk
iv. The skin of different animals such as snake and lizard
  • Drugs: Drugs are the chemicals that can bring negative effects in the body when taken without the prescription of the doctor. A different drug like Marijuana, Opium, Hashish, and another drug which are defined in the Single Convention of Narcotics, 1961 are banned to export from Nepal.
  • ‚ÄčArticles are Industrial Importance: Industries have different confidential information that is not to be shared publicly. These articles and things that can cause a negative effect in the industry are banned for export.
i. Explosive materials and fuse or materials
ii. Materials that are used for the production of arms and ammunition
  • Raw Materials: As raw materials are valuable resources that can be used for the production of new products, they are highly restricted by the law. These raw materials include the skin of animals, raw wood, and various raw materials that are extracted naturally.
  • Other: Some of the other products that are banned for shipping in Nepal are mamira, timber, and log, etc.

2. Products under Quantitative Restriction:

These are the products that have specific limits on the quantity that can be imported or exported from one country to another. These products are notified by the Government of Nepal at a certain interval of time.

3. Products allowed for exports:

All the products except the banned and under quantitative restrictions are allowed for exports in Nepal.



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