Contrastaria - Inform the Contrastaria of imports by private individuals
If you are already registered with the Contrastaria as a private individual intending to import precious metal articles for personal use, you can use this service to inform the Contrastaria of an import taking place.
Who can inform the Contrastaria of imports by private individuals?
What are the documents and requirements to inform the Contrastaria of imports by private individuals?
The single administrative document (SAD) given to the importer by the customs authorities to accompany the goods when they are handed over to the Assay Office.
What is the Price to inform the Contrastaria of imports by private individuals?
Free of charge.
How can you inform the Contrastaria of imports by private individuals?
To inform the Contrastaria that you are going to import precious metal articles for personal use, you should proceed as follows:
- Complete the form
- Select the country of origin of the pieces, and the type and quantity of the articles
- Declare that the items are for personal use, and not for any commercial purpose
- Provide the details of the person delivering and/or collecting the articles
- Submit the form.
Once the form has been submitted, the Contrastaria will examine the request and make a decision based on the number of articles imported by the importer over the course of this calendar year.
The Contrastaria will issue a decision within 20 days. If the decision is favourable, you should collect your goods from the customs office then hand them to the Assay Office for examination.
If the articles are unable to be marked, they are returned to the individual. If the goods are suitable for marking, they are marked by the Contrastaria and then handed over to the owner.
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