Parcel delivery to Czech Republic
As a member of the EU, Czech Republic is subject to free trade between other member states. Most declarations in the EU are filed electronically. This expedites the formalized process of customs inspection significantly. Before the goods have arrived Customs has already started to review the manifest to determine each shipments contents. Items that require additional inspection are placed aside and the rest are forwarded to the national mail service for delivery.The parcels are scanned at key points throughout the process. Customs has the right to remove any parcel from circulation to examine its contents. Items have not legally entered the Czech Republic until they have been cleared by Customs.
Customs for parcel shipping to Czech Republic
In the Czech Republic export duties are not charged on any type of goods. Therefore the import tariffs are considered to be highly transparent. There are three categories of clearance procedure: standard, simplified, and simplified declaration. Most shipments are released by Customs following clearance procedure. Regardless of value, all goods are subject to the standard clearance procedure. Shipments which require only an airway bill do so via the simplified clearance process. Simplified declaration applies to parcels valued at under 45 Euros. The average rate of duty ranges from 4.1% to 13.1% depending on the type of commodity and point of origin.
Security concerns when shipping parcels to Czech Republic
The followind items are prohibited from being imported to Czech Republic: produce from Egypt, products made in Iran, blood and gelatin, plants and seeds, soil, tobacco, samples that are unnamed on paperwork, hazardous liquors, pornography, and payroll checks. Restricted commodities may or may not include: motor vehicles, liquor, radioactive material, gold jewelry, psychotropic drugs, illicit narcotics, explosives, biological products, communist literature and media, dry ice, dangerous goods, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, veterinary supplies, and materials of plant or animal origin.
Parcel documents delivering to Czech Republic
All international parcels entering Czech Republic are required to have a proper declaration that includes the intent of the parcel, the estimated value, and a list of the enclosed contents. Commercial shipments require several forms of documentation, including an invoice, a bill of lading and three copies of the certificate of origin. Other certificates may be necessary for animal and plant based goods, pharmeceuticals, textiles, software, marked samples, software, and antiques.