Importing and Exporting in the absence of Customs Registration

A very useful article from Mike Poverello regarding customs regulations and requirements in South Africa.. As of May 10 2013 an amendment to the South African Customs and Excise Act (91/1964) published in Government Gazette 36433, concerns an increase to the threshold for importation and exportation in the absence of customs registration. General Registration Code 70707070 may be used by a … Read more here..


What is a UCR Number and who needs it..

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) requires a Unique Consignment Reference (UCR) number to be reported on all export proceeds.. This has been applicable since July 2009..  This requirement is part of the initiative undertaken by SARB and the Customs unit of the South African Revenue Service (SARS), to implement an automated process for administration and control of cross border … Read more here..


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