I Want to Purchase Goods from China, But Don’t Have Importing License. Is a License a Must?

The answer to your question is highly dependent on the rules of your specific country. But generally speaking, most importers in the major markets don’t have a special import license. They do, however, engage customs brokers who are licensed to manage the movement of overseas goods into the buyer’s country.  The following link explains how to find a logistics partner for this process: http://chinasourcinginfo.org/service-center/#3PL

Question answered by Mike Bellamy, host of “Ask the Experts” at the China Sourcing Information Center.

Mike Bellamy is an Advisory Board Member & Featured Blogger at the not-for-profit China Sourcing Information Center (www.ChinaSourcingInfo.org). He is also the author of, “The Essential Reference Guide to China Sourcing” (chinasourcinginfo.org/book) and founder of PassageMaker Sourcing Solutions (www.PSSchina.com )



1 Comment

  1. Krista Salvatore on February 6, 2013 at 4:10 pm

    Excellent information. License is very important to keep you safe from any legal problems.

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