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Unaccompanied Luggage

※ If one carries unaccompanied baggage, please declare to the customs via the Red (Goods to Declare/Customs Service) Channel upon arrival.
A. What does unaccompanied baggage mean? What should passenger with unaccompanied baggage do upon arrival?
  (A) "Unaccompanied Baggage" refers to baggage that do not arrive in the same aircraft or ship as the inward passenger.
  (B) If one carries unaccompanied baggage, please fill in the Inbound Passengers Declaration Form and declare to the customs via the Red (Goods to Declare/Customs Service) Channel upon arrival. Then, the passenger is entitled to a total NT$20,000 exemption for personal or household articles.


B. Is there any prescribed period for import of unaccompanied baggage or customs clearance?
  (A) Import Period: Unaccompanied baggage shall be imported before the passenger's entry or within 6 months from the date of entry. What is not imported within this period shall be regarded as regular cargo, and the related duty exemption and certification exemption provisions for inward passengers shall no longer apply.
  (B) Customs Clearance Period: After arriving Taiwan, the passenger (or his/her proxy) shall apply for customs clearance within 15 days from the day following the arrival date of the means of transportation carrying the unaccompanied baggage.

In the case where the passenger (or his/her proxy) fails to apply within this period, a late fee of NT$200 per day shall be levied from the day following that on which the prescribed period expires.

 

※ Notice: Warehouse fee shall be charged from the day of the unaccompanied baggage stored in the warehouse. 

For the following circumstances, passengers shall apply for Customs Clearence, and the related duty exemptions provisions inward  passengers shall not longer apply

● unaccompanied luggage not for personal or household use
● failure to declare upon arrival 
● apply for  customs clearence before passenger's entry
● means of transportation carrying the unaccompanied luggage isn't imported before  the passenger's     entry or within 6 months from the date of entry

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Issued:Information Management Office Release date:2021-05-12 Click times:134