Inspection Certificate for Exports of Used Capital Machinery to Bangladesh

Exports of second-hand capital machinery to Bangladesh may require an Inspection Certificate for Customs clearance.

When exporting second-hand capital machinery to Bangladesh, you may be required to obtain an Inspection Certificate, prior to shipment for Letter of Credit negotiation. If your shipments are subject to this clause Intertek are approved by the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to carry out the necessary 3rd party inspection for Customs clearance to check quantity, visual quality, packing and marking against a purchase order or proforma invoice and related letter of credit.

Without this inspection certificate exporters to Bangladesh of these products will face delays in clearance upon arrival in Bangladesh and be subject to post landing inspection and certification requiring approval from the Ministry of Commerce Importers will not be able to clear the goods without these certificates as stated in the Import Policy order S.R.O. 411-Ain/2012 Dated: 19-12-2012.

Items for Mandatory Inspection and Certificate Include:

ProductsCertification
Second hand or reconditioned capital machinery, Generators, Generator sets10 Years Longevity Certificate
Prime Rover, Dump Truck, Dumper, Mixer Lorry, Self-loader, Hydraulic Crane10 Years Longevity Certificate
Old or reconditioned Gear box, Bus, Truck, Car or Microbus engines7 Years Longevity Certificate
Second hand motor vehicle/motor cycleAge Certificate
Used Motor Vehicles Spare PartsQuality Certificate
Brake AcrylicToxic Certificate
Chemical FertilizerCertificate confirming the specification of the fertilizer as per Ministry of Agriculture
Coal/Hard CokeCertificate Quality, Quantity, Standard and Sulfur Contents (less than 3%)
MS BilletPrime Quality Certificate
BoilerQuality Certificate

How to Obtain the Inspection Certificate

  • The inspection certificate can be requested by either the exporter or the importer. Intertek will arrange the inspection through its global network based on the location of the shipment.
  • After successful inspection and verification of relevant documents, a certificate will be issued and delivered to exporter or importer as agreed.
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