Maersk Customs Services in El Salvador

Our Maersk Customs Services can help you with the complexities of border controls and customs regulations. For import and export cargos. 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 services

Import customs clearance

Established process, regulat-ed by customs authorities to register all cargo introduced in to the country and guaran-tee tax and duties collection. Also assure that special permits are extended to the cargo by corresponding enti-ties when applicable.

Export Customs Clearance

Established process, regulat-ed by customs authorities to guarantee right execution of norms and activities allowed by law to export merchandise from national territory.

Transit Documents (in bonds)

The goods are transported from one custom to another with full suspension of duties and taxes under Customs Regulations control. Clearance is completed at destination custom.

Additional Maersk Customs Services

HTS Classification

Based on technical cargo specifications a HTS code is assigned to the goods.

Non-Tariff Regulations (NTR) obtainment

Based on HTS code specific permits or licenses are required (i.e. Health, sanitary, environment permits, etc.)

Note: Maersk does not facilitate clearance on personal effect shipments.

What is required to complete Maersk Customs Services?


  • Consignee must be registered as importer on DGA and SIMP
  • Importer must be registered on PAGOES
  • Customs agent code must be added to importers code

Mandatory documents required

  • Transport Document
  • Commercial invoice(s)
  • Tax ID
  • Classification Number / HS code

Additional documents (where applicable) *

  • Packing list(s)
  • Special licencenses and permits
  • Non Tariff Regulations Certificates
  • Certificates of Origin


  • Exporter must be registered on SICEX 
  • Exporter must have a positive balance to issue export declarations on CIEX

Mandatory documents required

  • Commercial Invoices
  • Booking confirmation
  • Classification number (HS code)

Additional documents (where applicable) *

  • Packing list
  • Certificate of origin
  • Special licenses and permits, if required

For Abbreviations & Explanations, please check shipping terms.





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