Customs formalities


Customs clearance - documentation requirements:

  • Original or "clear" copy of commercial invoice
  • Packing list
  • When cross-bookings require cargo invoice for customs from a non-Portuguese company it is mandatory to supply a copy of cargo invoice from the Portuguese supplier to the foreign company
  • Cargo stuffing / load declaration
  • Full containers not accepted at terminals unless the customs file is closed. For normal cargo a customs process normally takes 24 hours for conclusion/acceptance
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Safmarine Portugal

Edificio Infante Avenida Dom João II
Lote 35 – 13A 1990-083 Lisboa Portugal
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