Import and export formalities
You wish to import into Switzerland or export goods from Switzerland? Our specialists carry out all customs formalities for you, whether you are a company or a private individual. This service is offered, irrespective of the means of transport used, the country of dispatch or the country of destination.
We can also carry out the formalities of importing your merchandise into a foreign country through our partners or agents all over the globe.
Does your merchandise leave Switzerland to go to a country in the European zone? In order to reach its final destination, it is necessary to obtain a Transit document. Do not panic, we can establish this for you!directly for any enquiry or offer.
Temporary import and export formalities
Occasionally, some of your merchandise does not stay permanently in Switzerland, whether in the context of uncertain sales, one-off events and exhibitions, repairs, rentals or loans. We are here to deal with all customs formalities for both import and export.
We provide you with the necessary 11.71 and 11.86 documents in the case of temporary admissions for repair or the forms 11.73 and 11.87 which are necessary for any other temporary file. Customs declarations for temporary admission (DDAT) are no secret to us!in advance. If we do not re-contact you to indicate an issue, we guarantee you a rapid service.
ATA Carnet management
The ATA carnet (Temporary Admission) replaces the various customs documents normally required for an import, transit or temporary export operation and thus allows foreign trade operators to carry out their operations without the burden of customs duties and taxes. This document is issued to you by your local Chamber of Commerce.
Once we receive the ATA carnet, we take care of its registration with customs and make every effort to facilitate the customs operations.
NOTE: Please be aware that this document is not suitable for repairs. For repairs, please refer to the terms and conditions with the Chamber of Commerce and refer to our temporary clearance solutions above.
Open Customs Warehouses (OCW)
Do you do not wish to permanently import your merchandise upon arrival in Switzerland? or export it in advance and keep it under customs control? The Bonded Warehouse (EDO) is the solution for you!
This allows us to store your goods from abroad without having to clear them. They can then be transported in transit from the border to the designated EDO location; If necessary in vault for the valuable goods. At the end of the storage period, you choose either to import with the payment of duties and taxes or to send them to the country of your choice.
The use of the EDO is similar to that of the Port-Francs.
Fiscal / tax representation
Are you established in Switzerland, active in the European market, in competition with companies that are physically present in Europe and wish to be placed on an equal footing with these companies? We offer fiscal/tax representation within the European Union (EU).
The fiscal representative is appointed by the taxable companies established outside the EU in order to ensure that all formalities related to VAT registration are managed correctly. Being responsible to the administrations, the fiscal representative commits to fulfill the binding declarative obligations for its client and is in charge of ensuring compliance with the tax legislation.