3331-Clearing and forwarding agents

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Clearing and forwarding agents
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Job Description: 
Clearing and forwarding agents carry out customs clearing procedures and ensure that insurance, export/import licences and other formalities are in order.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) carrying out customs clearing procedures for exports or imports
  • (b) ensuring that insurance is in order
  • (c) ensuring that export/import licences and other formalities are in order
  • (d) signing and issuing bills of lading
  • (e) checking import/export documentation to determine cargo contents, and classifying goods into different fee or tariff groups, using a tariff coding system.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Clearing agent
- Forwarding agent
- Shipping agent

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