Customs Broker Australia

Customs Broker Australia

Are you an Australian based importer? Are you experiencing delays with your customs brokerage involving the Australian Border Force (ABF) and the Department of Agriculture (DOA)?

Do you know if your customs broker is taking care of your needs? Have they integrated existing or applied for a new tariff concession order (TCO). Have they requested new documentation in cases where preferential duty rates apply? At BCR, our Customs Brokerage team works tirelessly to achieve high levels of compliance for your customs and quarantine needs.

The customs brokerage company you choose to work with is responsible for streamlining the process of shipping goods for both individuals and companies. They should have a firm grasp of all regulations and rules for the shipment of goods. A good company will follow through and ensure they are followed. BCR works to reduce the stress of dealing with customs dealers and learning regulations, allowing you to focus on your company.

See below to view the customs services we offer.


  • Lodgement of import declaration prior to arrival and thorough pre-lodgement checks of shipment documentation with the Australian
  • Border Force (ABF) and Department of Agriculture (DOA).
  • Electronic customs clearance formalities
  • Customs Consultancy Services
  • Lodgement of Full Import Declaration (FID) with ABF
  • Quarantine advice, appraisal and attendance involving DOA
  • Import Permit applications
  • Shipment monitoring and status reports
  • Landed Costing Reports
  • EDI and electronic communication with ABF via the Interactive Cargo System (ICS)

Why BCR?

You can rest easy knowing you are working with one of the oldest customs brokerage companies in Australia. In fact, BCR’s forerunner Frank Cridland Pty Ltd. received licence number 31in 1901 after the passing of the Customs Act. BCR in modern times is committed to being the most compliant and accurate in the industry.

BCR consistently perform as high achievers in Customs Audits results. We exceed not only industry benchmarks, but protecting our client’s reputations and interest with all barrier control departments/

We understand that international can be daunting and the risks involved and posed to your business if mishandled. BCR’s team is comprised of experts who work alongside you to achieve cost-effective solutions and provide professional advice.

We service shipping needs across Australia. Our team is here to help you even if you are new to shipping and can service your needs, including regular shipments, occasional freight movement.

Need to discuss your Australian customs brokerage needs? Reach out to BCR by either filling out the form above or contacting our friendly team on 1300 663 227.