Preliminary information on the import of goods

Since 01.10.2016, article 22 came into force, “Peculiarities of control during the passage of persons, vehicles, goods, goods and animals at the checkpoints of the free port of Vladivostok” of the federal law N2212-03 of 13 July 2015 of the city “On the free port of Vladivostok”.
This article obliges to provide preliminary information about goods arriving by sea at least 2 hours before arriving in the territory of the Customs Union. This information can be provided to the customs office of arrival to any interested person entitled to dispose of the goods / products.
Taking into account the peculiarities of transportation by sea, the Cargo owner has the above information about the goods (shipper/ consignee / his authorized representative /declarant/forwarder etc.).

Product Information available to the customs authorities in electronic form. The result of the provision of information about products is to obtain from the Federal Customs Service of the unique identification number of preliminary information about goods (UIN PIT).

In accordance with paragraph 12 of Article 22 of the Law “On the Free Port of Vladivostok”, the consignment of goods in respect of which preliminary information not presented, refers to the area of ​​risk. Authorized federal executive authorities are taking measures to minimize this risk in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation, specifically, inspection of goods and IDK.

Thus the lack of ICU at UIN arrival of the vessel may be a risk to the consignee, and also the reason for the delay of customs clearance and will entail additional costs.

In order to receive UIN PIT on time and avoid additional costs, you need to do the following

If you organize your own shipping

  • Check with the carrier when it will transfer the PIT data to customs.
  • Check with the carrier whether the number of the bill of lading will change at the time the ship arrives at the port of Vladivostok, if the number changes, if possible, specify what the bill of lading number will be at the time the ship arrives in Vladivostok.
  • Provide us in advance with data on the goods transported (name, weight, quantity, cost, send us the bill of lading draft. We will transfer the information to the FCS, receive the UIN PIT and send it to you.
  • Transfer the Win PIT to the carrier.

If we arrange transportation and customs clearance

  • You don't have to do anything
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