Maersk Customs Services in Kuwait

Maersk Customs Services can help you with the complexities of border controls and customs regulations for import and export cargoes. At both, origin and destination.

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Please contact our customer service representative to include one of our Maersk Customs Service products in your supply chain.

Core products

Import Customs Clearance

Standard full customs declaration, paying Duty & VAT upon arrival in the country to gain release of the cargo for onward delivery.

  • Obtaining clearance documents
  • Legalization of documents
  • Ministry approval applications and verifications (additional charges may apply)
  • Final custom declaration approval
  • Clearance of cargo [terminal inspection]
  • Any applicable dues will be paid on behalf of customer if requested

Export Customs Clearance

Standard Declaration to Customs to gain permission to load the vessel and be exported outside of Norway.

  • Document verification
  • Initiating customs declaration
  • Schedule pick up and gate in container
  • Finalising customs declaration
  • Dues payment If any
  • Clearance of cargo

Exclusions commodities : - Personnel effects, Used Goods, Alcohol , Tobacco , Charcoal, Rejected re-import, re-export not in focus due to complexity.

Additional Maersk Customs Services

Beyond acquiring clearances, we also offer requirement-based consultation and procedural assistance for your cargo:

  • Issuance of Certificate of Origin (COO) - You may be required to declare that your cargo is produced in a specific country, to determine whether it's eligible for entry or entitled for any preferential treatment.
  • Duty payment and consultation - On behalf of the importer/exporter, we process duty advancement to the customs. we also provide consultancy services for goods classification.
  • Import license registration - To make imports easier in the future, we help first-time importers in acquiring licenses from DGFT, with local customs. e.g. EPCG, advance license.

What is required to complete Maersk Customs Services?


  • Commercial invoice
  • Packing list
  • Export declaration
  • COO


  • Commercial invoice
  • Packing list
  • Original bill of lading
  • Certificate of Origin/Catalogue/Literature
  • Insurance certificate
  • Purchase order, L/C if any
  • Any other relevant documents or exemptions if any.

For abbreviations & explanations, please check shipping terms.





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