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Bern

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Port is a municipality in the canton of Bern in Switzerland, located in the Biel/Bienne administrative district.

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Export requirements

Country Requirements & Restrictions

Commodity No specific restrictions apply Weight / Measurement Gross weight is defined as follows: Rail: •maximum container capacity Truck: •maximum legal road weight: total 38 tons (including truck, chassis, container and cargo) •maximum payload: 21 tons for 20' containers - 19 tons for 40' containers •permits for special chassis are subject to approval by respective customer service desk Special Cargoes OOG, breakbulk and IMO cargo subject to Maersk Line in-house approval procedures B/l clausing, documentation No specific clausing required Special Customs Requirements No specific requirements

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There are no unique Forms / Certificates required for this port.You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

Key Customs Facts

Please find all necessary customs formalities on below webpage: http://www.zoll.de/EN/Businesses/businesses_node.html and https://www.ch.ch/en/swiss-customs/

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When trading food products or agricultural goods in Switzerland, businesses involved in this activity are required to obtain a general import permit; in Switzerland, the document is issued by the Federal Office of Agriculture (FOA). If the trading activity involves animals and animal products, the products have to be inspected by the Swiss Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO), a requirement that can also be applicable for the import of various types of plants. The import of food products must also fall under the regulations of the FSVO.

Forms & Certificates

Documents such as invoices, certificates of origin, authorizations, official confirmations, analysis certificates, weight certificates and other can be requested in order to obtain custom clearance in Switzerland.

Key Customs Facts

Please find all necessary customs formalities on below webpage: http://www.zoll.de/EN/Businesses/businesses_node.html and https://www.ch.ch/en/swiss-customs/

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