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    Exporter Guide


    Customs Agent performs the functions of customs clearance on behalf of importers and exporters of goods.

    What documents do I need to export?

    Having the necessary documents for the shipment of the products is a process that determines the flow of export is not a bad stop filling which carries arrests in practical terms that cause economic losses.

    Understanding that nothing is obvious and review two or three times the documents will be crucial to not make mistakes.

    Export · Motion

    Is officially approved by the Ministry of Finance, where data indicate the customs procedure to which the goods are intended and necessary information for calculation and payment of taxes on foreign trade. This document is submitted to the office through a customs broker or agent.

    The documents you will need to develop and provided as annex to the petition are:

    Invoice Business

    In the country of destination all shipments must be accompanied with original invoice, it should include: names of the office of departure and port of entry, name and address of the seller or shipper, name and address of the buyer or consignee, description of the goods, quantities, prices specified currency, type of currency used, conditions of sale, place and date of issue.

    Letter of Commendation

    Through which the exporter provides the power broker to perform customs clearance.

    List of Packaging

    It is a document that allows the exporter to the carrier, the insurance company, to customs and the buyer, identify the goods and know what is in each package or box, which should coincide with the bill. The latter is used to supplement the commercial invoice.

    Certification of quality and quantification of goods

    The risks of foreign trade operations are reduced by going to international companies that monitor and inspect the load, in order to ensure compliance with agreed standards. These certifications are voluntary and may refer, among others, the following areas: supervision of quality, quantity and weight, supervision of loading, stowage or unloading, temperature monitoring, supervision of fumigation, quality control, supervision and inspection of packaging; previous inspection to ensure the cleanliness of transportation, inspection and evaluation of products according to international standards.

    Sanitary Permits

    Plant and animal health

    For export of products must comply with plant and animal health certificates for export, indicating the regulation is met for entry into the destination country.

    Which are issued by official personnel of the Federal Government agencies involved:

    Service National Health, Safety and Food Quality - SENASICA.

    Paperwork and general services of SENASICA.

    International Phytosanitary Certificate link

    Federal · Commission for Protection against Health Risks - COFEPRIS.

    Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources - SEMARNAT.

    Certificate of Origin

    In the framework of Free Trade Agreements and International Trade Agreements signed by Mexico, establishing rules of origin whose application varies according to their purpose, one of which is to establish preferential tariff systems for goods which comply with the rules. Compliance with the above rules, is reflected in the documentary evidence of origin called "certificate of origin."

    Depending on the NAFTA or the Trade Agreement concluded by our country, the Certificate of Origin may require an official validation as a certification authority, which in the case of Mexico is the Ministry of Economy, or only be issued by the exporter . Similarly, the Certificate of Origin can be controlled or free-format playback.

    The unit responsible for processing the Certificate of Origin is the Ministry of Economy to access the forms of certificates of origin, you must enter the website of the Ministry of Economy: www.economia.gob.mx

    Consulting Information

    Tariff Information System via the Internet.

    National Information System and Market Integration.

    It is important to note that for each product to be exported and / or each destination you wish to enter should handle a particular way.
    The agencies mentioned in this document can guide you personally, please consult.

    Mexican exporters

    Fish and
    Processed and
    Alcoholic Beverages
    Fruits and Vegetables, flowers and spices


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  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • Free Trade Agreement with Chile
  • Free Trade Agreement with European Union
  • Free Trade Agreement with The North Triangle
  • Free Trade Agreement with AELC Countries