Independent customs broker and Fiscal Representation

Independent customs agent and fiscal representative

We can offer you a customs agent which operates independently of CGATE Logistics shipping firm. Do you require advice on customs procedures for exports or imports? We can give you qualified answers to your questions. Our customs experts are happy to provide you with comprehensive information on all customs-related issues regarding your shipments. Please contact us if you have any training requirements.


Are you looking for an independent customs agent for a customs clearance in Hamburg? Then make use of our professional customs agency, “CGATE Customs Agent”, which operates independently of our shipping firm. We take care of all the customs formalities for you and compile the necessary customs documents for the movement of goods across borders.

As a customs agent we compile your customs papers quickly, reliably and precisely. We provide neutral, highly professional customs clearances for your consignments. We simplify the process for you, and this includes making sure that your processing costs are kept as low as possible. We can offer you seamless customs clearances for both imports and exports.
CGATE Logistics GmbH is your registered fiscal representative for the handling of your fiscal duties at all German customs offices, at ports and at airports. We can work on your behalf even if you are not registered for tax in Germany.

Take advantage of the opportunity for tax-free deliveries within Europe. With the EU customs clearance, companies from third countries are able to obtain the status of a supplier operating within Europe. We submit the necessary intra-Community VAT return on your behalf, as well as the statistical reports for the subsequent intra-Community consignment.

New Computerised Transit System (NCTS)

We provide you with the NCTS transit documents, also known as T1 and T2 documents. The NCTS is a system that has been in use across Europe since 2005. No import duties are payable at the border. The goods can be declared at the desired location. Take advantage of the benefits of this convenient customs transit system with us! The formalities at the border are made simpler. You don’t need to wait at customs offices, as we take care of the declaration for you electronically.

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Interim storage of goods in a bonded warehouse

For the interim storage of goods – free of import duties during transit or importation - you require a customs warehouse. Bonded warehouses are approved by customs and monitored by them. Speak to us about the options. Are you importing goods from China, for example, and you want more information? With an open customs warehouse you retain your liquidity. Customs duties are only payable if the goods are sold and leave the warehouse.

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Electronic Export Declaration (AES)

Do you need help with customs clearances? All goods which you are exporting to a non-EU country must first clear customs. Do you want to export goods to Ghana? Then you are obligated to submit an electronic export declaration. Our experts take care of this declaration for you and also compile all the required documentation. The data in this export declaration is transferred to the German customs system, ATLAS.

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Customs clearances for your exports

Are you looking for professional, complete customs clearances for your exports? Do you want to export goods to Israel and you require the corresponding customs clearances? We take care of all the necessary customs formalities and customs declarations using the export declaration form AES/EAD. The entire process of export customs clearances is handled for you by our customs experts. Contact us for more information!

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ZOLL POOL HAFEN HAMBURG AG

We are one of the shareholders of Zoll Pool Hafen Hamburg AG. Therefore we have available a considerable bond, which enables us to open customs shipping procedure from every European port and airport. Zoll Pool Hafen Hamburg AG was founded in 2006 and provides their shareholders with customs bonds for their import containers. With this small to mid-sized enterprises are able to operate like big companies in the field of customs. With a customs bond of 33,33 Million Euro a customs clearance volume of more than 130 Million Euro merchandise value per week can be handled.

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Phytosanitary/veterinary customs clearances

When importing into the European Union particular plants or crop products are herbal health supervised. Importing veterinary products or crop products could be a health hazard risk for humans and animals in the importing country. With this scheme of supervising these imports, the risk of implanting harmful organisms is extremely reduced. Phytosanitary documents, accompanying the consignment, are issued by competent authorities from the exporting country.

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Further services for you

Benefit from the extensive range of CGATE logistics services.

The service we provide begins before the consignment is booked and picked up. Do you require personalised advice from our experts about your air freight consignment? Do you want a tailor-made and cost-optimised solution for the transportation of your goods by air? Then get in contact with us. We will be happy to advise you!

For your global sea freight transport we offer you a professional total solution. Our service process for you begins with individual advice and we provide you with the best transport solutions from and to any requested destination worldwide. Our sea freight specialists explain your benefits comprehensively and create an individual offer.

From our head office in Hamburg and our branch in Düsseldorf, we control your land transport professionally from and to any desired destination worldwide. Globally we take care of the complete coordination of your land transport for export and import.

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