Customs Clearence

At Rhenus Spain we are well aware of the importance of a correct provision of customs services for the efficiency of international trade. Our experience in this field will turn the processing of customs formalities into an advantage for your company.
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CUSTOMS CLEARANCE AND SERVICES

We are customs specialists, with a large team of highly qualified customs representatives and a complete range of solutions to streamline the movement of your goods across borders, bringing security and peace of mind to your business and saving time and money to your operations. Leave the customs management of your shipments in our hands. 

CUSTOMS, A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

The processing of customs services can become a risk for international traffic. Some requirements set by the authorities are very high and urgent shipments can be delayed indefinitely due to minor problems. Competent customs clearance is decisive for the efficiency of foreign trade, and we can guarantee this because we have decades of experience as an international service provider. 

The specialisation of Rhenus Spain in this area provides your shipments with maximum agility and gives your company added value over the competition. We can manage all the customs services required by your company in any Spanish customs office and, in addition, our advice represents an opportunity to take advantage of all the customs legislative advantages.   
 

  

WHAT BENEFITS DOES RHENUS BRING TO YOUR CUSTOMS PROCEDURES?

​​​​​​In 2009, we became one of the first operators to achieve the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) certification by Spanish customs, which places us as a trusted operator of the administration. This recognition, renewed in 2019, allows a series of advantages that represent greater agility in customs processes for your goods and increases security in your international traffic:

  • Customs facilities (reduction of red and orange channels)
  • Possibility of inspection at our facilities
  • Preference in customs clearances
  • AEO certification covers us in all the national and international transports we carry out
  • Warehouses are enabled and certified with the simplified procedures of customs, as well as security and protection. (AEOF)
  • It guarantees the economic solvency of the certified company before the administrations and customers

 

  • Customs warehouses. ADT, DAP, LAME, and DDA
  • Customs inspections
  • Licences
  • Import and export customs clearances
  • Transits
  • Inward and Outward processing
  • Intrastat
  • Advice on VAT-exempt transactions
  • Advice on international sales and purchases
  • Triangular operations
  • Advice on the tariff quotas
  • Advice on trade quotas (licences)
  • Advice on tariff classification of goods

     

  • We can clear from any location regardless of where the goods are located
  • All communications with customs are done telematically

Types of Customs Warehouses

Temporal bonded warehouse means a customs authorised warehouse to keep non EC merchandise for a limited period of time pending to be assigned to a definitive bonded warehouse. The maximum period of time is 45 days for ocean freight cargo and 20 days for air freight and road cargo.

Warehouse for the reception of the merchandise for customs clearance for exportation, justified with the certificate of receipt of entry in the warehouse.
 

Customs authorised warehouse controlled by customs authorities where non EC merchandise can be stocked without limitation of time, suspending the payment of duties and VAT until cargo gets finally customs cleared.

Fiscal warehouse duly authorised by the Spanish authorities without the necessity to advance the payment of VAT at the moment of the purchase or the reception of the goods. At present, this import warehouse is used exclusively for certain goods, such as, for example, hydrocarbons.

WE PROVIDE RELIABILITY IN CUSTOMS

We have the knowledge and experience necessary to advise you on all your
international trade operations. To this end, we offer you a wide range of
services to cover all your customs management needs.

IN THE MAIN PORTS AND AIRPORTS

A broad network of offices located in the main ports and airports of Spain
and Europe makes us one of the most powerful suppliers at the European level,
facilitating a close relationship with the different administrations.
In Spain, we have a team of more than 50 specialists dedicated to the customs
process, spread throughout the country.

WE ARE YOUR TRUSTED PARTNER

With more than three decades of experience, we guarantee our clients quality,
agile and reliable service in all customs processes. We allow our clients
to focus on their business without worrying about their shipments and
providing them with maximum confidence and peace of mind.

WE ARE SPECIALISTS IN CUSTOMS SERVICES

Discover all the advantages of entrusting your customs management to an expert partner.