International Parcel Package delivery Botswana
Parcel delivery to Botswana
The Republic of Botswana is the land locked country in southern Africa where they make all of those nature documentaries. The vast majority of the medium sized country is covered by the Kalahari Desert. Botswana is one of the most sparsely populated regions in the world with a population of about two million. The economy is one of the fastest growing in Africa. The baseof the economy is the diamond industry which accounts for over half of all exports. Other minerals such as nickel are commonly traded as well.
Customs for parcel shipping to Botswana
Per the Botswana Import Inspections Regulations (SIIR) to Standards Programme, all imports into Botswana must comply with the Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) and the Import Inspections Regulations (SIIR) to Standards Programme. This is necessary in order for a shipment to clear Customs. These standards were developed to protect the security of Botswana consumers. Customs authorities in Botswana may inspect random shipments to test for compliance.
Security concerns when shipping parcels to Botswana
It is prohibited to import the following types of goods into Botswana: illicit narcotics, firearms or explosives, knives and other weapons, unauthorized shipments of plant and meat products, semi-precious and precious stones, radioactive material, counterfeit currency or goods, porngraphy, negotiable bonds, transparencies, traveler's checks, visa applications, airline ticket issues, bearer documents, credit cards, furniture, fur, ice, jewelry and watches, precious metals, passports, games of chance, seeds, collectable stamps, stocks, and x-rays.
Parcel documents delivering to Botswana
There are several regulated commodities that require a Certificate of Compliance to import. These include food for human or animal consumption, electronics, machine parts, and construction materials. The full list is available at www.intertek.com/government. A standard declaration is recommended for those who wish to receive preferential treatment towards taxes and duties. The declaration includes a commercial and a certificate of origin. This declaration must be stamped by customs of the export country.
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