When planning an import, it is essential to be aware of the necessary consent for the entry of goods into the country, otherwise penalties are applied by the Brazilian Federal Revenue Service. Know in this article which are the consenting agencies, how to know which agency regulates the product to be imported and why they are important to the country.
Consent is permission for something, a consent. In International Trade we call consent the administrative controls for the entry or exit of goods.
The License must be issued in accordance with the responsible agency, which by means of proof tests, aims to perform a complementary analysis according to each area, for example to find out whether the goods comply with what is required by legislation.
The purpose of the licensing bodies is to analyze the Import Licenses ensuring that Brazilian consumers purchase products with safety and quality, therefore they are of extreme importance in Foreign Trade.
The license application must be requested by the importer or his legal representative, through SISCOMEX and may be subject to automatic or non-automatic licensing. There are also products that do not require licensing.
If the Import License is required, it must be issued within the stipulated period, if there is omission of the LI or loss of time, the Federal Revenue may apply a fine of 30% on customs value. Considering the minimum penalty of R$500.00, in both cases, and the maximum of R$5,000.00 for issuance outside the term and not existing maximum if it is omitted.
The most active in an import operation are: MAPA, ANVISA and INMETRO that work in partnership with ports, airports and terminals to perform inspections.
To know if the goods need a license or not, it is necessary to be aware of your NCM, because it is possible to consult if there is or not your need in the Administrative Treatment Inquiry Module in SISCOMEX.
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An example of importing a toy is INMETRO.
However, if the merchandise is a toy gun, your consenting organ will change:
It is concluded that to know what consent is required for the import of any goods, it is necessary to classify it correctly and pay attention to the deadlines required by the Federal Revenue.
Having a specialized team to issue documentation on time and correctly is essential for the import operation to occur as planned.