The ICS manuals outline the policies and step-by-step processes for reporting the import and export of air and sea cargo. It also includes a module on the generic functions of the ICS.
The Generic Manual outlines the policies and step-by-step processes for generic functions within the ICS.
The Exports Manual outlines the policies and step-by-step processes to lodge, search, view and amend the electronic documents required for the export of cargo.
Import Cargo Clearance Manual
The Import Cargo Clearance Manual outlines the policies and step-by-step processes for declaring imports. This also includes payments, refunds,
Import Cargo Reporting Manual
The Import Cargo Reporting Manual outlines the policies and step-by-step processes for reporting and outturning air and sea cargo. It also includes a module on Underbond Movement requests.
The Tariff and Precedents Information Network (TAPIN) is a system designed to assist customs officers, customs brokers and the general importing community to obtain the correct rate of customs duty payable on imported goods. Each piece of advice is given a unique number that can be quoted on customs declarations to facilitate the clearing of imported goods.
TAPIN passes specific information from the tariff and valuation advice to the ICS. This information is used to validate tariff or valuation advice information quoted on a declaration.
Brokers User Manuals
TAPIN Tariff Advice Manual (880KB)
TAPIN Valuation Advice Manual (889KB)