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Guyana Marketing Corporation provides an Export Customs Brokerage Service to all stakeholders.  Persons using our service are required to provide the following documents:

  • Copy of a Photo Identification (National ID Card or Passport)
  • Proof of Address (Copy of Utility (Telephone or Electricity Bill)
  • Copy of Taxpayers Identification Number (TIN) Certificate
  • Copy of Import Permit (if applicable)

Additionally persons would be required to fill the form found here when preparing an export document.

Furthermore, all persons who are desierous of exporting commodities must have the following:

1. Tax Identification Number from Guyana Revenue Authority

2. FDA Registration (Free of Cost) Extra Regional Countries

3. Import Permit (for those commodities that require one)

The diagram below represents the procedure that all exporters must complete when

using the brokerage services provided by Guyana Marketing Corporation;

Before one can export his or her products to any country, a set of documents are required to be completed and processed through specific agencies and the Guyana Revenue Authority; Customs and Trade Administration. These documents are also commonly known as Customs Documents and include;

  • · C 72 Form & Or C 72 Continuation Form
  • · Commercial Invoice
  • · Certificate of Origin/CARICOM Invoice
  • · GRA Notification Form.

 

1. For CARICOM Member States; Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and CARICOM Associate Members; Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Island, Cayman Island and Turks & Caicos Island all of the above documents are required.

2. For Non CARICOM Caribbean Countries such as, St. Marten, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Aruba, Honduras, Martinique and Guadeloupe a Schedule B Form is required instead of the Certificate of Origin/CARICOM Invoice.


3. For USA a Schedule B Form is required instead of the Certificate of Origin/CARICOM Invoice.


4. For Canada a Schedule B Form is required instead of the Certificate of Origin/CARICOM Invoice. Each shipment of produce must be accompanied by a Confirmation of Sale form in triplicate, which is the importer's evidence that there is a firm purchase agreement. This form is reviewed by a Customs officer at the products' point of entry, and relayed to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.


5. For Europe a EUR 1 Form is required instead of the Certificate of Origin/CARICOM Invoice and Schedule B.

 

Note:

  • For Fruits and Vegetables the above documents will be required to be inspected and stamped by the National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO), National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI), before processing through the Customs and Trade Administration Department.

  • For Sea Foods - all of the above documents are required, along with; Application of Fish License (Purchase to be made at Guyana Marketing Corporation). All of the documents are then taken for approval at Guyana Agency for Health Environment and Food (GAHEF) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries Department for Licensing, before processing through the Customs and Trade Administration Department.

  • For Wood & Wood Products - the above documents will be required to be inspected and stamped by the Guyana Forestry Commission, before processing through the Customs and Trade Administration Department.