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Why do you need a customs Agent/freight forwarder

by / Tuesday, 14 May 2019 / Published in Blog

Who are customs Agents?

Any individual or company that is licensed by Customs to carry out clearance procedure and clearance logistics on behalf of a company or individual.

Customs Agents Roles

They include:

  • Assist in submitting all the necessary documentation onto the KRA electronic system on your behalf.
  • Payment of duties and taxes on your behalf.
  • Retaining all documents related to customs transactions in an orderly, itemized manner.

Clearing Agents and Freight Forwarders will assist you with the necessary customs transactions.

A Freight Forwarder will arrange for your goods to be transported from one country to another while a Clearing Agent will make sure that your goods are cleared with customs.

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