Customs House Brokerage

Our global team of customs experts can help you

To ship your cargo from Point A to Point B, it is important that you get your customs clearance done on both sides. As the name suggests, this service provided by your customs broker is called Customs House Brokerage.
To ship your cargo seamlessly across the world to your customers, it’s important that you’re well-versed with customs procedures, practices and formalities.
Our Customs House Brokerage services can help you with the complexities of border controls and customs regulations. For import and export cargos. At both - origin and destination.



Customs Clearance

A government requirement to gain release of inbound cargo that involves the clearing of goods through customs borders and territories.

Customs Clearance

A government requirement to gain permission to load an outbound vessel, for exporters shipping outside of their trade zone.

Customs Transit Documentation

Allows customs clearance formalities to take place at the destination point rather than at the point of entry into the customs territory.

Enabled by Damco, we are now able to offer you the opportunity to add Customs House Brokerage Services directly to your Safmarine Container Booking. Our local customs brokerage experts know what the variations are and you can find out how to book below.

How to book


Safmarine offers you the opportunity to manage your ocean business and Customs Clearance from its online booking portal. Fast and easy! This feature is currently live on for imports to and exports from Germany, France, Denmark, The Netherlands, Poland, UK and Spain. For information on how to book for other countries, please contact us or see country-specific details.

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Country specific details

Our personalized service and tailor-made solutions can help you make informed decisions, reduce supply chain delays and save money. Not just in the countries listed below, but also in more regions across the world.
Get in touch with us and we’ll provide you with a Customs House Brokerage solution that suits you the best.


Country-specific details



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