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How do I contact Hong Kong customs?

How do I contact Hong Kong customs?

For general enquiry, please call the 24-hour “General Enquiry Hotline” at (852) 2815 7711 or send an email to [email protected]

Where is Hong Kong customs?

222 Java Road, North Point
Customs and Excise Department (Hong Kong)

Agency overview
Superseding agency Hong Kong Customs
Jurisdiction Hong Kong
Headquarters 222 Java Road, North Point
Employees 7,387 (January 2019)

How long does customs clearance take in Hong Kong?

Customs clearance for air or sea shipments usually takes 3-5 days.

What Cannot be brought into Hong Kong?

The commonly found prohibited / controlled items are dangerous drugs, psychotropic substances, controlled chemicals, antibiotics, arms, ammunition, weapons, fireworks, strategic commodities, rough diamonds, animals, plants, endangered species, telecommunication equipment, game, meat, poultry, eggs and powdered formula.

What is custom clearance?

Customs clearance is the act of taking goods through the customs authority to facilitate the movement of cargo into a country (import) and outside the country (export).

What are two cultural customs that are unique for any area of Hong Kong?

Hong Kong – Local Customs

  • Be on time. Punctuality is respected in Hong Kong and it is seen as rude if you are late.
  • Business cards. When meeting a person, it is customary to exchange business cards.
  • Shaking hands. It is appropriate.
  • Continue to be formal. Call people by Mr. or Ms.
  • Respect and Face.
  • Meetings.
  • Dress.

Is there customs in Hong Kong?

Hong Kong is a duty free destination. No duties or taxes are collected. In line with the status of a Free Port, Hong-Kong does not impose customs duty on entry of general goods in its territory. Only some goods (such as tobacco, alcohol, hydrocarbon oil) are subject to excise duties.

How much is customs from Hong Kong?

Do I need customs clearance?

Do I need to fill out a customs form? Yes, if you’re sending goods (including gifts) to a country outside the UK. Except when sending items from Northern Ireland to the EU, where no customs declarations are required for sending gifts or goods.

How much cash can I bring to Hong Kong?

Travellers in and out of Hong Kong will need to declare if they are carrying more than HK$120,000 (US$15,300) in cash, after a new law to tackle dirty money comes into force in mid-July.

How many packs of cigarettes can I bring to Hong Kong?

A passenger aged 18 or above is allowed to bring into Hong Kong, for his own use, the following quantity of tobacco products exempted from duty: 19 cigarettes; or. 1 cigar or 25 grams of cigars; or. 25 grams of other manufactured tobacco.

Can I do customs clearance myself?

Follow these steps to get your goods for import through UK customs if you’re managing the process yourself. You can hire a transporter or customs agent to make the import declaration and get your goods through UK customs.