Customs Broker Sydney

Customs Broker Sydney

Are you an Australian Importer, located in Sydney? Do you find yourself experiencing delays with your current customs brokerage involving the Australian Border Force (ABF) and the Department of Agriculture (DOA)?

There may be uncertainty about whether or not your current Sydney customs broker is taking care of your needs, either by applying for new or integrating existing tariff concession orders (TCO) or in the case that preferential duty rates apply – requesting new documentation. With BCR you can rely on our knowledgable Customs Brokerage team to achieve an excellent level of compliance with your biosecurity (quarantine) and customs needs

A Customs Brokerage company is responsible for streamlining the endeavour of shipping goods for companies and individuals. Any company needs to have an understanding of all rules and regulations that apply to shipping. Furthermore, they should ensure that these are followed. BCR minimises the stress that comes from dealing with customs officials and learning the regulations, enabling you to focus on 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?

As one of the oldest and most pre-eminent customs brokerage companies in Australia, you can rest easy knowing you will receive the utmost care from BCR. BCR happens to be one of the very first Customs Brokers in Australia. In 1902, an employee BCR’s forerunner Frank Cridland Pty Ltd. (headquartered in Sydney) received licence number 31 after the passing of the Customs Act of 1901.

This created what is now called the DIBP. We are a team of passionate and committed Customs Brokers and are driven to be amongst the most compliant and accurate in the industry.

We are regular high achievers when it comes to Customs audit results. We believe our team not only exceeds industry benchmarks but also protects our customer’s reputations and interests with all barrier control departments.

International trade can be overwhelming and can pose a great risk to your business if handled without care. BCR are industry experts and work with you to achieve cost-effective solutions while providing the best possible professional advice. Our solutions provide you with the competitive edge to remain on top.

BCR is ready to service your needs, not only in Sydney but Australia wide. Whether you are new to shipping, a business with regular shipments or have occasional freight movement, BCR’s professional team is here to help.

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

Here at BCR, we are the Sydney customs brokers that you can trust. As one of Australia’s leading customs brokerage companies, the team here at BCR is dedicated to finding you reliable and efficient solutions. The range of services that we have available will ensure that your needs are met, whatever they may be. Whether you require lodgements of the important forms necessary for shipping, or advice surrounding your delivery requirements, we work tirelessly to provide you with the most effective customs clearance solutions in Sydney and Australia wide.

No matter what you are shipping, at BCR, we make it our mission to make the process as pain-free as possible. Our invaluable knowledge of the rules and requirements for shipping and our expertise in complying with customs guidelines will minimise the need for excessive intervention from customs officials. We aim to make customs clearance in Sydney and the whole of Australia a process that you don’t need to dread. We understand that the customs process can often appear complicated and want you to be able to rely on us to make it as seamless as possible.

Allow us to act as an intermediary between yourself and government bodies such as the Australian Border Force and the Department of Agriculture. We have a wealth of experience dating back to the early 1900s and are well versed in the ins and outs of customs clearance. Having us there to deal with the Australian government’s often confusing regulations will take the stress out of your shipping experience. So if you’re looking for Sydney customs brokers with the expertise you can trust, look no further than BCR.