As a new requirement for sending balikbayan boxes, the sender must fill out three copies of the information sheet, which may be requested from the consolidator, or the foreign-registered freight forwarder. The information sheet may also be downloaded from the BOC website or the websites of the three BOC-accredited value-added service providers—Cargo Data Exchange Corporation, E-Konek Pilipinas, and InterCommerce Network Services, Inc
Air Cargo Advisory
All goods coming into the Philippines are subject to the assessment of import duties, taxes and a value-added tax based upon an article’s fair market value, freight cost and insurance. Import Duties The rate of import duty varies depending on the commodity, ranging from 3% and up. The schedule of rates is listed under Section 104, Tariff and Customs Code of the Philippines (TCCP), as amended. Advance Payment of Duties, Taxes and VAT In order to clear a shipment from Philippine Customs, it will be necessary for Forex to advance the payment of duties, taxes and VAT on behalf of the shipper and/or recipient.
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said on Monday the Bureau of Customs should be “circumspect” in its announced plans to subject overseas Filipino workers’ “balikbayan” boxes to more intensive inspection than before.
Custom packing and consolidation is our service to our customers who are in the Philippines who wants to order and purchased online. You can order from any merchants and online store in the U.S. and have your orders dropship at our office in Jacksonville, FL. Once we receive your order, we will securely pack it and […]
Yes we accept boxes from any of our competitors and we also accept odd size or custom size boxes. For odd/custom size boxes, we need to know the exact measurements (Length x Width x Height) in inches to determine the price. We would also need to know where you are sending it in the Philippines. For more […]