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i want to import from UAE 22k gold jewelery.which is i will bring with me.i am USA citizen and do i need import license and what is rate of duty and taxes on new york airport.i do have company corporation on my name since 15years.please can you guide me what document i need when i come to airport.
thanks for your cooperation with me.


Hello Amir,

I would really need a detailed list of the items you plan on bringing in order to give you the proper duty rates.  You should have a Customs Broker meet you at the airport in order to facilitate the clearance for you.

How often will you be importing?  If this is just a one time shipment then I would not suggest you purchasing a continuous bond, but if you will be importing often it will save you money over time.

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Best regards,

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Lisa Madrid


I have over 20 years of experience in import transportation and customs clearance. I am not able to answer export related questions but can assist with imports into the United States.


I have been a licensed Customs Broker since 1996 and have been working for the freight forwarding industry for 24 years. I currently have my own business as an import consultant offering advice to importers in area of Customs regulatory compliance and am partnered with several prominent Customs attorneys.

CCBFA (Chicago Customs brokers and Forwarders Association) OWIT (Organization of Women in International Trade) ITAGC (International Trade Association of Greater Chicago)

Licensed as Customs Broker, issued 1996 NCBFAA Certified Customs Specialist

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