The principal obligations of a consignee/consignor are listed as follows:
1. When the Customs inspect goods, the consignee/consignor of the imported/exported goods or the representative thereof shall be present in principle, and move, unpack and repack the goods as required by the Customs.
2. When the Customs inspect the goods, the consignee/consignor of the imported/exported goods or the representative thereof shall be present, provide the documents necessary for the inspection over the goods and answer questions raised by the Customs.
3. When the Customs check the inbound/outbound means of transport (including those domestic means of transport carrying the goods under supervision of the Customs), the person in charge of the means of transport or the relevant responsible person shall be present, open the cabin, room or vehicle door at the request of the Customs, and show the Customs the places that may be used for hiding the smuggled goods and articles or move the goods and articles in case of the suspected smuggling, if any.
General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China
Address: No.6. Jianguomennei Avenue, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China Postcode: 100730