customs clearance


  1. the act of passing goods through customs so that they can enter or leave the country
  2. a document given by customs to a shipper to show that customs duty has been paid and the goods can be shipped
    Exampleto wait for customs clearance

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You should always make sure that you have a customs clearance before you travel with any goods that may need one.

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The customs clearance process was a normal one, but for some reason I never thought it would work for us and I do not know why.

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Because the division had issues with customs clearance, when receiving items from their European division before, a directive was sent out to all pertinent personnel to carefully review all current shipping regulations.

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