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Korea Customs entry notice, items prohibited by the Korean Customs

by:VIPUTRANS     2021-03-12
After international immigration logistics, baggage consignment for study abroad, and personal belongings are transported to South Korean ports, Korean customs officials will check whether the imported goods contain contraband and whether they are taxed. It is your furniture whether it can meet the entry requirements of the border inspection and customs. , The key to goods entering South Korea. There are many types of restricted/prohibited items stipulated by the Korean Customs. VIPU Supply Chain international logistics consultants will strictly check the international logistics service process to ensure that you will not cause any loss due to ignorance or omission of the policy. Nevertheless, it is necessary to understand the entry requirements of the Korean Customs and the items prohibited by the Korean Customs. SOUTH KOREACUSTOMS REGULATIONS AND INFORMATION FOR IMPORTS HOUSEHOLD GOODS AND PERSONAL EFFECTS Housewares and personal items Documents Required ● Copy of Passport (identification and entry stamp) from shipper and accompanying family ● Work Visa, valid for members at least 1 year● Detailed inventory● Original Bill of Lading (OBL) / Air Waybill (AWB)● Certificate of Alien Registration / Residence Card (from Korean Immigration Office)● Certificate of Entry and Departure (returning Koreans)● Application for Duty Exemption issued by Foreign Affairs Ministry of Korea (Diplomats)Specific Information Details● Goods must arrive at port of entry / airport of entry (POE / AOE) in Korea within 6 months of the owner's arrival.● Clearance should take place at a bonded warehouse .● Personal effects cannot be Customs cleared prior to the shipper's arrival.● All incoming shipments, excluding diplomatic shipments, are subject to open inspection by the Korean Customs Authority.● Evidence of at least 1 year abroad m ust be shown in Passport (returning Koreans) MOTOR VEHICLES Motor Vehicle Documents Required ● Original Title ● Original Registration Certificate ● Original Purchase Receipt or Invoice ● Detailed inventory (Diplomats) ● Original insurance documents ● Proof of ownership (Diplomats) ● Insurance Declarations Page or policy information (Diplomats)● Customs Duty Exemption showing frame number or chassis number, engine number, model and type (Diplomats)Specific Information Details● Vehicle must be listed on the inventory with full technical specifications (make, model, plate number, etc.)● In order to register and to drive in South Korea, the vehicle must pass the following Government tests: ○ Emission Gas Level Test ○ Noise and Vibration Test ○ Type and Model Approval● Documentary clearance does not require a physical inspection .● Vehicles cannot be sold or transferred by a Diplomat to a non-diplomatic individual for 3 years; however sale or transfer between diplomatic individuals is authorized.● If av ehicle is sold or transferred to a non-diplomatic individual by a Diplomat within 3 years of vehicle importation, duties and taxes shall be charged by Korean Customs.● The vehicle must be identified on the detailed inventory.PETS Pet Documents Required Valid Health Certificate● Vaccination Record (must include rabies vaccination)● Proof of identificationSpecific Information Details● Animals will be quarantined upon arrival to South Korea; currently, there is a 10-day quarantine required.● Animals should have vaccinations at least 30 days prior to import.● If rabies vaccinations are not older than 30 days, pets must remain in quarantine the 10-days plus the number of days to total 30 full days since the rabies vaccination.RESTRICTED / DUTIABLE ITEMS Restricted/Taxed Items● The Following household goods may be imported duty free by persons 19 years and older within the limits indicated: ○ Alcohol (1 L) ○ Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), tobacco (250 g) ○ Perfume (2 oz.) ○ Personal items (gifts, new items, etc. up to $400)● Firearms, ammunition, and explosive materials, including fireworks (permission from the Korean authorities is required)● Narcotic and psychotropic drugs● Animals● Foodstuff● Plants and plant byproducts (subject to quarantine and approval by the authorities; denial of entry is possible) PROHIBITED ITEMS ● Illegal drugs ● Pornographic material ● Counterfeit goods or materials ● Subversive and treasonous materials CONSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS Recommended: Contact the destination agent to ensure all requirements have been met prior to import, especially for differences regarding air / sea shipments.Neptune MoversNote: Customs regulations can change at any time with or without notice. This document is provided as a guide and for information only. While Neptune Movershas exercised reasonable care in publishing this document, Neptune Moversmakes no representation , either expressed or implied, as to its accuracy or applicability.Helpful Website(s):● http://www.state.g ov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2800.htm● http://usa-newyork.mofat.go.kr/english/am/usa-newyork/main/index.jsp
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