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Importing personal belongings - TradeNet

Postby SimonTheExpat » Mon, 05 Dec 2016 7:15 pm

So I have my personal belongings (furniture) coming from Australia by ship and Im just trying to work through the webpage

https://www.customs.gov.sg/businesses/importing-goods/import-procedures/importing-used-household-articles-and-personal-effects

My 'Declaration of Facts' has been approved and Ive emailed the required docs to customs, Im now on step 4. which is

4) Declare a Customs In-Non Payment (GST relief) permit via TradeNet within 5 days of receiving Customs’ approval of GST relief.

So looking at this page 'What You Need to Know about TradeNet' https://www.customs.gov.sg/about-us/national-single-window/tradenet/what-you-need-to-know-about-tradenet

Im just totally confused about how Im meant to preceed, it seems I have to apply for a TradeNet account and then Declare a Customs In-Non Payment (GST relief) permit, but its the TradeNet account I just have no idea what to do?

Does anyone have any experience in this?

Do I open a TradeNet account? it seems theres multiple ways to do this on this page

https://www.tradexchange.gov.sg/tradexc ... trade.html

it seems like Im going to become a 'declaring agent' which seems like a bit of an overkill to me?

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Re: Importing personal belongings - TradeNet

Postby taxico » Thu, 08 Dec 2016 2:18 pm

get a company to handle that for you. it's worth it... i've shipped my personal effects to singapore this way a few times, and i've always came to the same conclusion.
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