Welcome to the WholesaleForum.com! Sign in or Register Free to benefit from our full range of free services

Welcome to Wholesale Forum.comWelcome ToWholesale Forum.comFind wholesale buyerstrade buyers and wholesale offers free

For Buyers

Wholesale Forum is the fastest growing online business community dedicated to retailers, auction sellers, surplus and overstock buyers needing a quick and safe solution for sourcing trade stock. Join our free and friendly forums today and gain knowledge, offer your advice, and discover new partnership opportunities:

For Suppliers

For wholesalers, dropshippers, manufacturers, distributors and trade services providers. Advertise your business today on WholesaleForum.com for free to reach potential trade buyers on a more personal level. Promote your latest offers, interact with buyers in real time, distinguish yourself as an expert in your field, and attract sales instantly.

Sign up now More benefits for Buyers
Sign up now More benefits for Suppliers
    1. Carzzzz is offline

      Join Date
      Dec 2010
      Location
      United Kingdom
      United Kingdom
      Posts
      57
      Thanks
      0
      Thanked
      0 Times in 0 Posts
      #1

      Dealing with Clearance Delay - Is It Normal for Goods to be Held by Customs

      My order has a status of “clearance delay” – is this customs holding my shipment? Is this normal?
      Over 150,000 Verified Sources + Deals 95% Off MSRP + Free Website!

    2. PatrickTwist is offline

      Join Date
      Dec 2010
      Location
      United Kingdom
      United Kingdom
      Posts
      142
      Thanks
      0
      Thanked
      7 Times in 7 Posts
      #2
      The status of clearance delay could be for a number of reasons.
      • If the shipment arrived over a weekend there could be a wait line for customs to process the shipments.
      • If there was any paperwork missing customs may delay the clearance while the paperwork is located.
      • If the shipment is suspicious or does not meet regulations it could be delayed while determining if the shipment is legal.
      • If there is no VAT registration or if you do not have a Pseudo TURN (Trader Unique Reference Number) the shipment can be delayed.

      For normal shipments the delay is typically no more than a day. But if the clearance delay lasts for more than a day you should ring Customs with your Airway bill information and find out what the issue might be.
      Want To Be An eBay Powerseller?
      This is the Service You Need.

Sign Up Now

Got something to say? Sign up now and join the discussions.

Tags for this Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 16
    Last Post: 30 Aug 2010, 02:27 AM
  2. Customs Brokers | Import Export Customs Brokerage | US Customs
    By wholesaleinsight in forum Import & Export Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11 Dec 2010, 10:40 PM
  3. Replies: 11
    Last Post: 07 Jan 2011, 08:30 AM
  4. A vendor is requesting a credit check. Is this normal?
    By SCarolinaGirl in forum Wholesale Discussion
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 10 Dec 2010, 06:01 AM
  5. DHL shipment on hold - Why are my items held
    By ARMALIK in forum Import & Export Discussion
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 04 Feb 2012, 03:55 AM
  6. DHL shipment on hold - Delay due to holiday
    By baukemaha in forum Shipping & Shipping Documents Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 22 May 2012, 08:19 AM
  7. Why is PayPal holding my funds? Payment held for 21 days
    By nachosMuffin in forum Payments & Finance Discussion
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 09 May 2012, 01:20 PM
  8. Amazon holding money for 30 days - Payment held
    By Markmark in forum Payments & Finance Discussion
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 28 Jul 2011, 08:50 AM
  9. Trade show order delay - Contacting my supplier regarding shipping times
    By jadess in forum Starting & Growing Your Business Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02 Mar 2012, 10:26 AM
  10. Selling replica goods in UK - Is it legal to sell Designer inspired goods
    By Smart_Design in forum Safe Trading Advice & Due Diligence Discussion
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 08 Jun 2011, 04:31 AM

My Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:14 AM. - Fixed Width