You will need to provide your Customs Broker with the following:
- Power of Attorney enabling the broker to operate on your behalf
- The purchase invoices for all the goods
- Any and all documents related to transport costs
- Any specialist documentation specific to your goods, for example: Sanitary and phytosanitary certificates.
Yes: If you are importing or exporting commercial goods you must use a Customs Broker. You can find out more information about Customs Brokers here
The role of a Customs Broker is to act on your behalf to lodge import or export declarations.
There are a number of requirements that you need to fulfil before becoming a Customs Broker.