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Customs Regulations


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Bangladesh

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DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • Original passport for customer and his family
  • Itemized valued inventory
    •    List all electrical items separately, stating brand, model and serial number
  • Form A obtained from Customs at airport of arrival
  • Returning residents and foreigners also require:
    • Transfer of Residence Form
    • Certificate of employer
  • Ensure customer's name written on all packages and documents is the same as shown in his/her passport

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS

  • CUSTOMER MUST BE IN BANGLADESH AT THE TIME OF CUSTOMS CLEARANCE
  • Household goods and personal effects must arrive within six months of Customer
  • Personal effects, household goods and electronic/electrical goods for non-privileged shipments are subject to duty, tax and VAT
  • Do not mix household goods and personal effects with commercial goods.   Office furniture, stationary and office machinery are considered commercial goods.

DUTIABLE/RESTRICTED ITEMS

  • Alcohol, tobacco and food
  • Hunting guns are permitted with proper and prior declaration
  • Antiques, sterling silver and gold should be declared to facilitate re-export

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • Drugs and narcotics
  • Pornographic or subversive literature
  • Ammunition and firearms
  • Gold bullion
  • Construction material in commercial quantity
  • Gambling instruments

MOTOR VEHICLES

  • Vehicles must be less than six (6) years old and right-hand drive
  • Documents required are the same as for household goods with the addition of:
    • Invoice
    • Registration
    • Ownership Certificate

PETS

  • Veterinary Certificate of Health (not more than seven days old)
  • Rabies vaccination
  • Prior permission from the Director of Live Stock from the Government of Bangladesh is required
  • Letter of "no objection" from the Bangladesh government

NOTE - Customs regulations are subject to change at any time. The proceeding information is a brief summary of customs regulations applicable to household goods shipments to this destination and is being provided for general guidance to assist our Agents and Customers.
Since such regulations are subject to change without notice, we cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance.
Always double check with your local embassy or consulate.

 

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