Customs Broker Brisbane

Customs Broker Brisbane

As an Australian importer, do you experience delivery delays with your current customer brokerage involving the Australian Border Force (ABF) and the Department of Agriculture (DOA)?

You may be uncertain if your current Brisbane Customs Broker is looking after your needs to minimise your duty exposure by integrating existing and applying for new tariff concession orders (TCO) or by requesting documentation when preferential duty rates apply. At BCR, our expert Customs Brokerage team ensure to achieve the highest level of compliance with your customs and biosecurity (quarantine) needs.

Customs Brokerage companies help streamline the process of shipping goods for individuals and companies. The firm you choose should have a working knowledge of all the rules and regulations involved with shipping and must ensure that these are followed. At BCR, we take away the stress of learning all of these regulations and dealing with customs officials. That way, you can spend time doing what you do best.

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?

When you turn to BCR for customs assistance, you receive the utmost care from one of the oldest and most pre-eminent customs brokerage organisations in Australia. In fact, we were one of the first Australian Customs brokers. Headquartered in Sydney, in 1902 an employee with BCR forerunner Frank Cridland Pty Ltd. received licence number 31 following the Customs Act of 1901 which created what is now the DIBP. We are passionate Customs Brokers, driven to be seen among the most accurate and compliant in the industry.

We regularly achieve the highest Customs audit results. We believe we are not only exceeding the industry benchmark but protecting our customer’s interests and reputation with all barrier-control departments.

At BCR, we understand how daunting international trade can be. We also understand the risk posed to your business if handled poorly. BCR are experts and can provide you with best, professional advice and help discover cost-effective solutions. The solutions to give your business a competitive edge.

With multiple locations across Australia, including Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, BCR is ready to service your needs. We can help, whether you have occasional freight movement, new to shipping or are a business with regular shipments. Our professional team is here to help you succeed.

To discuss your Brisbane customs brokerage needs, contact BCR today, by either filling out the form above or contacting our friendly team on 1300 663 227.

As one of Australia’s oldest customs brokerage companies, we here at BCR have decades of valuable experience in customs clearance in Brisbane and Australia wide. We are well-versed in the Australian government’s extensive customs rules and regulations and, therefore, can ensure that your shipment complies with these regulations. Whether you need the necessary documents lodged or are simply seeking advice on your shipping, our team of Brisbane customs brokers can help.

Here at BCR, we strive to provide you with the most streamlined customs clearance experience possible so that you can remain focused on your company’s operation. Whether you’re shipping goods frequently or only occasionally, allowing us to handle the often complicated customs processes will take the stress off you and make the experience one that you no longer have to dread.

We have experience dealing with government agencies such as the Australian Border Force and the Department of Agriculture. Allowing us to be the mediator between yourself and these governing bodies will ensure that the shipping experience is a more pain-free process for you. Our team’s extensive knowledge of the Australian government’s guidelines and regulations sets us apart as some of the best customs brokers in Brisbane and Australia wide.

If your company needs customs clearance in Brisbane or other parts of Australia, look no further than BCR. No matter your needs, our services will provide you with the peace of mind that your shipment will be delivered efficiently and without hassle.