Temporary import shipments are tax- and duty-free importation of goods that are meant to stay within a certain country for a limited period of time.
These apply to goods that
🚢used for testing purposes
🚢are exhibited at trade shows or fairs
🚢used for exploration, production, repair or modifications
🚢belong to a tourist or temporary resident
🚢are re-exported within a fixed period of time
🚢are not consumable
As per the rule, the imported goods cannot be disposed of, loaned, or hired while they are in importing country.
But, we have options to manage the temporary import shipments. They are,
💡𝑻𝒊𝒑𝒔 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒉𝒂𝒏𝒅𝒍𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒕𝒆𝒎𝒑𝒐𝒓𝒂𝒓𝒚 𝒊𝒎𝒑𝒐𝒓𝒕 𝒔𝒉𝒊𝒑𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒔
Keep a clear count of how many pieces were distributed where and when customs should request this information upon re-export.
When exporting a temporary import shipment, verify with customs and importing customs broker prior to departure how you should be handling the shipment.
Always check with a customs broker for possible time restrictions on your temporary import shipment.