18 July 2019
China Embraces Paperless Customs Declaration Regime
The receipt, payment certification, processing trade verification and write-off pages of the Customs Declaration Form were taken out of service as of 1 June this year.
In a joint statement announcing the move, the General Administration of Customs and the State Administration of Foreign Exchange said the change was in line with the ongoing process of paperless customs clearance reform and was intended to improve the foreign exchange services and administration relating to the trade in goods.
In instances where the submission of a hardcopy of a Customs Declaration Forms is still a regulatory requirement for the processing of foreign exchange receipts / payments and the verification and write-off of processing trade, an enterprise may download a Customs Declaration Form from www.chinaport.gov.cn, print it out on standard A4 paper and submit it with the company stamp affixed.
Source: General Administration of Customs