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12-04-2013New Customs clearance procedures for Israel

As of 1st April Israeli customs have introduced new customs clearance procedures.

 

All dutiable items over $100 to companies will require their Vat number for clearance. In order to avoid delays, please ensure Vat numbers are clearly written on the invoice or awb. If you are not able to obtain one please provide a valid telephone number for the consignee.

 

Shipments to private individuals will require their I.D number or Passport number. Again please ensure these are written on the invoice or awb for shipments over $100. Telephone numbers will be required for any private and po box addresses.

 

Documents or printed matter over 5kg will be classed as a dutiable item and will be subject to local clearance charges. These shipments will also require an invoice with a value of at least $5per kilo and consignee’s Vat number regardless of the value.