What do you have to pay attention to when Importing?

In addition to customs control of imported goods, there are numerous other authorities involved in the import control.

  • The veterinary and import office controls the importation and transit of all consignments of products of animal origin - food and non-food.
  • Phytosanitary Department controls the plants and plant products for the purpose of preventing the spread of dangerous plant pests.
  • BAFA (Federal Office of Economics and Export Control) monitors, if required by the ECA, a permissible import volume of the goods.
  • Federal Agency for Agriculture and Food issues the import licenses, ensures compliance with the legal regulations in the field of fisheries, carries out special conformity checks on fruit and vegetables, etc.

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