Declaration procedure in Beijing (PEK) and Shanghai (PVG) for import transfer cargo

Chinese customs declaration procedure for import transfer cargo to China in PEK and PVG.

Shipper or a forwarding company on shipper’s behalf must fill in the attached Import Transfer Cargo Declaration Form for each import cargo shipment (AWB/HAWB) transfering to another Chinese city via Beijing (PEK) or Shanghai (PVG) to declare the following: HS Code, Commodity Description (in Chinese), Piece, Weight, Price, Currency Name.

Otherwise the shipment onward transportation will be stopped by the Beijing/Shanghai Customs. 

To fulfill the new Customs procedure the shipper/forwarding company at origin station needs to:

1.    Fill in the IMPORT TRANSFER CARGO DECLARATION INFORMATION FORM and attach the paper form to the Air waybill. (Note! Signature in column ‘Signature of Declarer’ must be handwritten.)

2.    Send the Form to CAPEK-TRF@AIRCHINACARGO.COM (for PEK) or DD.TRANSFER@PACTL.COM (for PVG) one hour after the flight departure. Please Cc: cargo.pek@finnair.com or cargo.sha@finnair.com when sending the form.

   -  One Air waybill filled in one form and sent in one email
   -  The email subject is the number of the Air waybill.
   -  The form should be in Excel format.
   -  The contents must be the same as in the paper one, the Signature of Declarer may be typed in.

If a form is not attached to the AWB upon arrival the shipment will not be forwarded unless a signed and completed copy is provided. If the form with required declaration information is not provided, an overdue fine will be charged after 14 days of shipment arrival.

Should shipper need assistance, e.g. with trade names, which must be in Chinese, they are advised to communicate with the consignee.

Please note that it is mandatory for shippers to attach the packing list and invoice (commodity in Chinese) to the paper AWB for each import transfer cargo via Shanghai to domestic destination in China.