Includes import documentation and other requirements for both the U.S. exporter and foreign importer.
Businesses must pay import duties prior to submitting the customs declaration. All business and customs brokers should obtain an “electronic signature” from the Special Telecommunications Center to access the electronic customs clearance on import and export. Following the payment of import duties, companies can electronically sign and register their cargo via the customs information system Asycuda World.
Licensed customs brokers can help navigate the complex procedure of customs clearance, reduce interaction with customs, and prevent extra costs because of insufficient knowledge of all relevant regulations.
Resource: list of licensed customs brokers (https://trade.gov.md/en)
Upon request, Moldovan Customs may issue a so-called Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) status to any businesses that meet a set of reliability criteria. The AEO status allows businesses to enjoy simplified clearance procedures, priority at border crossing, fewer customs controls, fewer formalities to be met, etc.