Do you want to import cargo from Mexico but don't know where to start? Read our step by step guide on how to import cargo from Mexico.
Importing cargo from Mexico can be an alternative for busy sea shipping ports in the US. But there are many things that need to be considered before importing cargo from Mexico. This article will walk you through the process of importing cargo from Mexico.
Find out what documents you need.
You will need to provide proof of citizenship, proof of employment, proof of vehicle ownership, proof of insurance, and proof of registration.
Apply for an Import Licence.
Once you have completed the above requirements, you will then need to apply for an Import Licence with the Mexican Customs Service (SCT). This process takes approximately 3 weeks.
Register with Customs.
The first thing you should know is that if you plan to import cargo from Mexico, you must register with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). You can do this online at www.cbp.gov/importexport. Once you have registered, you will receive a CBP Form.
Prepare your paperwork.
Once you've registered with Customs.com, you'll need to prepare your paperwork. This includes filling out the customs declaration form (CDF), which must be completed before you leave the country. It also includes the following documents:
1) A copy of your passport
2) A copy of your visa
Pay the fees.
You will pay an entry fee when you arrive at the border. There's no charge for entering Canada via land borders, but there is a $20 US per passenger fee for crossing the U.S.-Canadian border by car. If you're driving across the border, you'll also need to pay a vehicle inspection fee.
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