In recent years, only the items taxed by Customs were charged with this value, but now, all inbound items are subject to this payment.
The service refers to Customs support activities carried out by Correios, such as:
- The receipt of items and inspection by X-ray
- Formalisation of importation into the Customs system (when applicable)
- Treatment of eventual nonconformities (forbidden objects, dangerous or with specific requirements imposed by the Customs authority for admission)
- Collection and transfer of taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (when there is a tax)
- provision of information to the importer for clearance of the consignment via the Internet