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We are an established company with offices in Miami, FL USA and Providencia, Santiago, Chile since 1992. As pioneers of international PO Boxes for customers in Chile, our long experience in the market and familiarization with the secrets of the industry allow us to provide speedy shipments and customs clearance process of your packages.
There are no limits to the value of your purchases. But please remember the following rules for the admission of your merchandise through customs:
For courier shipments:
We have acquired special permission to ship certain cosmetic products via ocean freight service only. Please click here to view the cosmetics lines allowed via ocean.
Yes. Due to certain special trade agreements in Chile, some products are exempt from certain duties. Please inquire for more information:
* The Free Trade Agreement between Chile and USA, requires that the products be manufactured in USA. If the product has a value up to USD $2500.00 the vendor only has to include on the invoice the text “MADE IN USA”. If the product value is above $2500.00 it is required that the provider attach a certificate of origin to merchandise.
According to international standards (IATA) those goods that are lightweight and high volume, should be calculated with the volumetric weight. If the weight is larger than the volume, the weight will be used to calculate the cost of the shipment. If weight volume is larger than the weight, the weight volume will be used to calculate the cost of the shipment.
You may calculate weight volume by using this equation
Weight Volume in Lbs. Weight volume in KG
L x W x H ÷ 166
Divide result by 2.2
Package distribution companies such as USPS, UPS, FedEx, DHL, etc.… offer various options for deliveries such as Next Day Air, 2-3 days Priority service, and ground service (approximately 7 days). Speed of service depends on the type of service used by the shipper. Our facilities are open Monday – Friday from 9:00am to 5:30pm for receiving from all logistic partners.
Courier Service is our fastest form of transportation. Your package is flown into Chile and will be at its destination within 24 – 72 hours depending on final destination.
Cargo Service is for those packages which are over 25kg/55lbs. This service is available 3-4 times a week depending on availability. Your shipment will be available 24-72 hours from departure.
Ocean Freight Services are offered weekly depending on availability. Usually take 2-4 weeks transit time.
Ocean Freight Cosmetics are shipped on a monthly basis. May take 3-6 weeks transit time depending on availability.
For those duty-free products, such as correspondence, journals, publications and samples of no commercial value, Expressit processes them to be available within 24 hours after arrival.
For goods which their acquisition value is less than $ 3000.00, our dedicated staff presents the completed documentation to customs for speedy clearance, making the merchandise available the next business day after arrival
Those products, whose total value are equal to or greater than US $ 3,001.00 should be processed by a customs broker (which should be arranged by the customer). Expressit will forward them the necessary documentation in order for them to finish the customs clearance process.
If the value of the goods purchased plus domestic freight in United States to the address in Miami, is $3001.00 or more, a customs broker must be involved in order to perform the necessary procedures for entry into Chile. Once the duties and taxes have been paid the merchandise is then released and arrangements are made for the rest of the logistics.
Duties and taxes may be paid together with the freight prior to departure. If preferred the freight can be paid and the duties and taxes will be due prior to retrieval or delivery of your shipment.
Customers have the option to pick up the packages in our Santiago offices located at:
General Bari 155
Otherwise, shipment to final destination can be arranged. We will deliver to most of the provinces in Santiago. If the final destination of the shipment is outside of our delivery area, we will arrange logistics for transportation to its final destination
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