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Customs for commercial items

I'm running a small hobby-business, legally registered (Sole Proprietorship) and I want to import one item to Switzerland. It will be a commercial item which I will sale later so I want to keep my bookings "in order". The problem is that I'll be going with private car through the border during night time when customs offices are closed. From what I read, the "self-declare" customs-box where you drop a declaration are only related to non-commerical purposes.



Do you guys know if I can make such import declaration online/offline without waiting for the customs office to be open at the border?



what's the correct procedure in my case? I can't find any instructions on the custom's website
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Re: Customs for commercial items

Hi!


Did you find any help on this topic as I have the same questions! I imported some goods once, but used a company to do all the paperwork for that. Unfortunately was it too expensive like everything else here in Switzerland.


Now I'm looking to do it all by myself but find it very complicated.


Thanks!
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Re: Customs for commercial items

The QuickZoll app and the normal boxes are for private goods only.

For commercial goods you use e-dec to prepare the paperwork online
https://www.ezv.admin.ch/ezv/en/home...companies.html
but AFAIK you will still have to clear the goods during opening hours at a manned crossing which processes commercial goods:
https://www.ezv.admin.ch/ezv/en/home...ing-goods.html
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Re: Customs for commercial items

Thanks,
did anybody did that procedure by filling e-dec forms online? I'd appreciate a guidance here as I'll be doing it for the first time

thanks
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did anybody did that procedure by filling e-dec forms online? I'd appreciate a guidance here as I'll be doing it for the first time

thanks
Tomasz

Unfortunately no. My wife has also a small business for cosmetic products and we are getting the things delivered by road on DAF basis and I am asking the delivery company to take care of the import. They take 100 CHF commission for that.
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