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Domestic Transhipment Request

A Domestic Transhipment Request (DTR) is an electronic request to move uncleared cargo from one approved facility to another approved facility.


Domestic Transhipment via AIR Freight

Domestic Transhipment for Air Freight has been implemented during 2022 and has replaced the paperless transhipment scheme. More information, FAQs and a link to the video presentation can be found using this heading.

If you require any assistance or further information, please send an email to service.delivery@customs.govt.nz 

Domestic Transhipment via SEA Freight

New Zealand Customs Service and Ministry of Primary industries are currently in the initial phases of launching Domestic Transhipment for Sea freight. A joint pilot project will be launched in early February 2023.

More information and FAQs can be found using this heading.

If you require any assistance or further information, please feel free to email DTR@mpi.govt.nz