The following are the features of the SCT

  • Goods are cleared at the first point of entry;
  • Customs declarations are made once at the destination country;
  • Taxes are paid at the point of destination when goods are still at the first point of entry;
  • Goods are moved under a single bond from the port to destination;
  • Goods are monitored by electronic cargo tracking system;
  • Interconnected Customs systems;
  • Minimized internal controls / checks