Information regarding shipments to Brazil

—Artie Januario
Effective Jan 1, 2020, all shipments to Brazil must include the recipient’s Tax Identification (ID) number on customs declarations and shipping labels.  Please collect this information from your Brazilian customers as any shipments missing the recipient’s Tax ID will be subject to return, or even disposal, by Brazilian Customs.There are several different Tax IDs that can be used when shipping to Brazil, including:
 ·    CPF - Individual Tax ID, similar to U.S.A.s Social Security number
 ·    CNPJ - Business Tax ID
 ·    Passport NumberHow to include the Tax ID Number when preparing shipping labels & customs declarations to Brazil:
 ·    In the Company Name field, enter your recipient’s Tax ID number:
 ·    For shipments without a company name, enter your recipient’s Tax ID Number with a CPF prefix: CPF 000.000.000-00
 ·    For shipments that include a company name, enter your recipient’s Tax ID Number before the company name, separated with a dash: 000.000.000/0000-00 My Company