Parcel delivery to Andorra
There is a tiny country trapped between France and Spain called the Principality of Andorra. It is approximately 468 kilometers and is the highest point of elevation in Europe. Andorra is not technically part of the European Union, even though they do use the Euro as currency. The official language is Catalan and Spanish, Portuguese, and French are commonplace. Andorra is a wealthy tax haven that obtains most of its revenue from tourism. Other industries are sheep farming and tobacco cultivation.
Customs for parcel shipping to Andorra
The Andorra Customs Union was established in 1990 by the European Community and the Principality of Andorra. Andorra is party to the Harmonised System in which each type of import is assigned a code. Shipments from the European Union are given preferential treatment. There are special stipulations for telecommunications and toys, which require a Import Certificate. There is no minimum value for shipments of non documents. Each parcel entering the country is inspected by Customs.
Security concerns when shipping parcels to Andorra
It is prohibited to import the following commodities into Andorra: illicit narcotics, weapons, firearms, ammunition, explosives plants and animals, radio transmitters, endangered species or products thereof, horror comics, counterfeit goods or currency, and pornography. It is prohibited to import hazardous materials and dangerous goods, and these items may include: acids, batteries, biological products, chemicals, corrosives, cosmetics, flammables, gases, ice, infectious substances, liquids, magnets, oxidizers, paints, perfume, poisons, radioactive material, or toiletries.
Parcel documents delivering to Andorra
A standard declaration is recommended for those who wish to receive preferential treatment towards taxes and duties. The declaration includes a commercial invoice and a certificate of origin. This declaration must be stamped by customs of the export country. There should be an original invoice included along with two copies. The invoice should contain the cosignee's full contact information including telephone number, mobile number and email address. Fine art and antiques should be accompanied by an International Special Commodities (ISC) contract.