IMPORTATION OF GOODS UNDER ITEM 460.03 – IMPORTATION OF CHICKEN FROM USA
Posted on 16/03/2016
Take note the procedure for importing chicken from the USA effective 1 April 2016. The SARS Customs communication is reproduced in its entirety below.
Kindly take note that with effect from 1 April 2016, importers who import goods under rebate item 460.03.01.07.73 must be in possession of a permit issued by ITAC.
You are advised that the SARS Customs import declaration processing system has been enhanced to validate the existence as well as the control of the quantities imported against the permits issued by ITAC.
The effect of the enhancement provides for the capturing of the permit details in the ‘additional information field’ on line level of the applicable import declarations. The additional Information code must be reflected in “Box 44” of the SAD500 customs declaration form.
The declaration of the permit must be applied as follows:
Insertion of the code “PGR” (Permit for various 4th Schedule General Rebates) and the relevant permit number issued by ITAC as indicated in the example below.