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Cape Town (ZACPT), Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town

Cape Town (ZACPT), Cape Town, South Africa
ADDRESS
P O Box 4245 \Cape Town, Roggebaai 8000 South Africa
EMAIL
Text Link
customercare.tnpa@transnet.net
FAX
CORPORATE OFFICE
ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE
9.948 million
ANNUAL CONTAINER VOLUME
719,825 TEU

Requirements to ship to the ports

For customs purposes in South Africa, one negotiable and two non-negotiable copies of the Bill of Lading are required. The Bill of Lading may be made out either 'straight' or 'to order'.

A Declaration of Origin Form, DA59, is to be used in cases where a rate of duty lower than the general rate is claimed as well as for goods subject to antidumping or countervailing duty. DA59 is a prescribed form with stipulated format, size and content. This form does not require Chamber of Commerce certification. One original signed copy of the form must be attached to the original commercial invoice covering goods, which require such a declaration.

Four copies and one original Commercial Invoice are required. Suppliers must give, in their invoices, all data necessary for the importer to make a valid entry and for the South African Customs to determine value for duty purposes.

Four copies and one original Commercial Invoice are required. Suppliers must give, in their invoices, all data necessary for the importer to make a valid entry and for the South African Customs to determine value for duty purposes.

Invoices from suppliers will not be accepted as satisfying the requirements of the customs regulations unless they state, in addition to any proprietary or trade name of the goods, a full description of their nature and characteristics together with such particulars as are required to assess the import duty and to compile statistics.

One copy of the insurance certificate is required for sea freight. Follow the importer's and/or insurance company's instructions in other matters.

Three copies of the Packing List are required. Data contained in this document should agree with that in other documents.

Hazardous classes 1, 7 and 9, are all subject to approval before acceptance.No acceptance of Used TyresNo acceptance of Non DG charcoalNo acceptance of Asbestos

About the port

The Port of Cape Town is the port of the city of Cape Town, South Africa. It is situated in Table Bay.Because of its position along one of the world's busiest trade routes it is one of the busiest ports in South Africa, handling the largest amount of fresh fruit and second only to Durban as a container port.