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UK Exports - Duty & Tax - DPU (Delivered at Place Unload)


Orders for delivery addresses outside England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and Channels Islands. You may need to pay import duties or other taxes, as we will not pay them.

Orders for delivery addresses outside England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and Channels Islands. Your goods will be shipped under DPU terms.

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DPU – Delivered at Place Unload

What does Delivered at Place Unload mean?

Delivered at Place Unloaded means that the transfer of risk and delivery from the seller to the buyer takes place after unloading of the arriving means of transport at the named place of destination or at an agreed place. The seller bears all risks until the goods are unloaded at the place of destination and the seller is obliged to unload the goods at the place of destination.

1. General: 1. General:
The seller must deliver the goods, commercial invoice, and any evidence of conformity. The buyer must pay the price of goods as agreed.
2. Delivery 2. Taking Delivery
Deliver the goods at the disposal of the buyer, unloaded. On the agreed date or period. The buyer takes the goods at the destination point.
3. Risks 3. Risks
All risk of loss/damage until goods have been delivered. All risk of loss/damage from the time or end of the period agreed for delivery. If the buyer fails to clear import customs or notify time/period, the risk is under the buyer.
4. Carriage 4. Carriage
Contract carriage of goods until the place of destination. No obligation to contract a carrier.
5. Insurance 5. Insurance
No obligation. No obligation to insure the goods.
6. Delivery/transport document 6. Delivery/transport document
Provide documents that allow the buyer to take over the goods. Accepts the proof of delivery
7. Export/Import clearance 7. Export/Import clearance
All export clearance expenses (license, security, inspection, etc). Assist with import clearance Assist with export clearance. Pay for import clearance and formalities (licenses, security, official documentation).
8. Checking 8. Checking
The seller must check, count, weight, mark, and package goods No obligation.
9. Allocation of cost 9. Allocation of cost
Pay all the cost until delivery. Transport and loading. Unloading charges. Transit costs. Cost of delivery/transport document. Duties and taxes for export. All costs related to providing assistance in obtaining documents to the buyer. Pay from the time goods delivered. All costs for assistance. Pay duties and taxes for imports. Any additional cost if does not notify the shipment date or period.
10. Notices 10. Notices
Give the notice to receive the goods. Time or period for receiving the goods and name the point of receiving the goods.