Customs Brokerage

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Our customs clearance brokerage is an additional service to our freight forwarding solutions. ASL Logistics is widely recognized as one of the leading custom clearing agency in Afghanistan. ASL Logistics has long-standing professional relationships with government agencies and this hard earned and privileged status delivers a distinct advantage when it comes to negotiating difficult consignments and dealing with the challenges of bureaucratic procedures in Afghanistan,Pakistan and CIS countries. Our modern, simplified and efficient customs clearance practices enables smooth customs handling in international transport and offers a portfolio of service which is perfectly tailored to any customer. As one of Afghanistan largest customs brokers, we can help you navigate changing regulations, clarify trade intricacies, maintain compliance, and keep your shipments moving through customs and across borders. At ASL Logistics, we track and coordinate all phases of the customs clearance process for all ports of entry (POE) into Afghanistan. In other words, we clear freight at all Afghanistan borders, Customs Houses and airports. Our professional team of experts opens the door to seamless importation of your goods.

Our specialized customs clearing officers can help optimize your resources and expedite your shipments through local authorities by providing counsel, facilitation and support on a number of comprehensive customs clearance service as follows:

  • General Customs Clearance
  • Customs and duty management
  • Obtaining Maafinama (Tax Exemption Certificate)
  • Border Crossing Memo (BCM)
  • T1 Declaration
  • Dip-Note, Tax-Exemption Memo Process
  • Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Foreign Affairs formalities
  • ACCD Declarations filing
  • Import / Export documentation and customs clearance services
  • Retrograde SDDC application
  • DDP/DDU clearance
  • Pak-Afghan and CIS Transit formalities
  • Archives, database entry and Customs Entries
  • Temporary Importations
  • Import / Export TIR Carnets
  • Customs evaluation of merchandise, valuation of HS Codes and Customs surveying
  • Payment of custom duties on customer’s behalf
  • Transit customs handling
  • Guidance and consultancy on pre and post shipment services
  • Liaison and follow up with various Govt Organizations
  • Documentation procedures i.e. preparation and handling of documents
  • All post shipment formalities and endorsements
  • Temporary Importation
  • Karachi customs clearance, Terminal Handling, Scanning, seal verification
  • Undertaking letter formalities
  • WeBoC and Jawaznama (Import license) formalities
  • MoI, MoPH, MoE, MoCI, MCIT formalities for telecommunications, agricultural and meds goods
  • Consultancy services
  • Other requisite government agencies requirements

Our highly efficient customs brokerage, clearance and compliance service is designed to take the complexity out of the customs process. We understand the importance of customs brokerage in getting your cargo to their destination. When moving freight across national and international borders, we work to minimize risks by carefully managing the smooth transition of cargo from country to country, from border to destination. We employ dedicated professionals who have a clear understanding of the intricacies of trade regulations and agreements at global, regional, national and local levels. This allows us to provide re-assuring guidance and expert advice on matters relating to customs. When it comes to moving your products across borders, ASL Logistics provides you with a smooth and hassle-free experience.We clear imports through Afghanistan, Pakistan and CIS customs and deliver quick and easy with our customs brokerage programs.

Import & Export Customs
Clearance Services

ASL Logistics offers a wide variety of international import and customs brokerage services designed to suit the needs of businesses. Our Import department also handles the payment and processing of all duties and tariffs on goods coming into Afghanistan, facilitating the ultimate delivery of goods to our customer’s door. ASL Logistics extends special rates and service programs for frequent importers. We are well versed in all the latest Afghanistan customs regulations. Our logistics professionals can streamline your entire importing operation.

If your business includes international shipping, you have customs regulations to consider then, ASL Logistics helps reduce that stress by making sure all rules and regulations are followed as we move your freight across the border. We are licensed by the Afghan authorities and our licensed officers understand the local regulations and government agencies. We save time and reduce delays by interfacing closely with Customs.

Our proactive approach includes securing documents in advance of freight arrival to help speed Customs clearance. In addition to licensed brokers at key border crossing points, we also offer a full range of integrated logistics solutions to support your business: transportation.From Afghan customs compliance, valuation to customs duties / taxes, our experts can guide you through the complexities of the Customs process.ASL Logistics offers complete customs brokerage services. We can assure accurate and timely release of your cargo at any port of arrival. We can help you control your import activities and comply with all import regulatory requirements.We’re one of the leading Customs Clearing Agency, ensuring smooth and easy customs clearance for all our customers, so that they receive their goods on time. Handling all the trade compliance and procedures, we help clear consignments by sea, land and air more efficiently.

Over the years, we have cleared all types of shipments, both major and minor, for a variety of goods from across the region with utmost precision. Being leading customs clearing agency, our expert team do a proper study of all local rules and regulations so that they can help you overcome even the most complex matters of trade compliance. We identify the demands, challenges and hurdles for your business and help you arrange your paper work accordingly so that day-to-day formalities are met and business flows smoothly.

Our in-depth knowledge and understanding of this sector has helped us offer customized solutions to all of our clients so that they can reduce lead time, optimize cash flow and minimize customs duties. With the required documents, our team of dedicated professionals ensure end-to-end solutions for both Import Customs Clearance and Export Customs Clearance in the most cost-effective manner.

Clear your goods through customs and pay all fees in one seamless transaction with ASL Logistics expert customs brokerage services for imports to Afghanistan reflecting these advantages:

  • Committed to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Highly efficient working procedures
  • Experience in handling different commodities
  • Import / Export planning and consultation
  • Complete documentation
  • Complete National and International Documentation and Presentation
  • Understanding local rules

Regardless of the speed with which a consignment reaches one of the Border Customs Houses, complex customs procedures and documentation requirements can result in indefinite delays costing heavy storage charges to consignees, nevertheless, our Customs Clearing Officers are comprehensively trained to understand complex customs procedures of each specific area of operation. Our team will take full and complete responsibility to ensure that the correct documentation is prepared well in advance of all import and export deadlines in order to avoid expensive and time consuming delays.Our expertise in the field also covers customs regulations, documents requirements, duty rates, petition and procedures.

(Tax-Exemption) Filing

ASL Logistics can obtain / facilitate for all importers / exporters who are entitled to tax-exemption to obtain Maafinama for their inbound and outbound cargos. ASL Logistics, in compliance with customs guidelines, offers its customers info and proper guidance on Maafinama application filing in accordance to BSA agreements and other national and international agreements enacted by the Afghan government. Our customs clearing officers will prepare entry filings and tax documentation to meet any scope of import / export Maafinama requirements. We maintain direct lines of communication with Afghan Customs and Revenue (CRD) and other government agencies to ensure shipments are classified correctly and paperwork is processed in a timely fashion. We are a market leader as customs clearance agent, import and export customs clearance; Exemption clearance for diplomatic and military cargos. Especially when importing to Afghanistan, our good relations with customs officials help us to clear freights on timely fashion. Once cargo has cleared customs, our turnkey service can be used to make transportation and delivery arrangements throughout the country.

Afghanistan shipping can be challenging. ASL Logistics’ customs experts can provide customs consulting to guide you through the complexity of different procedures. We prepare and handle everything from document preparation and handing in to monitoring and solving problems. In dealing with customs, our team regularly undertakes the responsibility for numerous processes like cargo-handling, customs documents appraisement, tackling regulations related to customs procedures for inbound and outbound shipments. Our years of experience ensure that we are up-to-speed on every amendment, every change and every development in the law of the subject countries and in its administrative regulations.

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