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I am an exporter

In this section you will find the information and tools necessary to continue exporting and expanding the presence of your products and services in international markets. Come to PROCOMER; we will help you export!

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Single Window System

The Foreign Trade Single Window – VUCE for the initials in Spanish – is responsible for the centralization and simplification of import and export procedures. This task is being undertaken through strategically-located offices as well as through the new VUCE 2.0 system.

What do we do?

  • Export License Procedures.
  • Procedures for Certificates of Origin for the Generalized System of Preferences (SGP, Form A), Free Trade Agreements with China and CARICOM, as well as that with Venezuela.
  • Procedures for Certificates of Free Sale of Food Products.
  • Sale of Forms (DTI, Free Trade Zone Declarations, Free Trade Zone Permits, Customs Clearance Authorization Forms, Certificates of Origin Form A, etc.).
  • Prior Verifications of Origin for the Generalized Systems of Preferences and Free Trade Agreements with China and CARICOM, and with Venezuela, as well as their respective Verifications of Origin as requested by the party.
  • Training in Export and Origin Procedures.
  • Training in electronic VUCE 2.0 systems.

Where to Find Us

SAN JOSÉ

Location: Sabana Norte, 125mts al norte del edificio del ICE.

Schedule: Weekdays 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Telephone: 2505 4811

AIRPORT

Location: Edificio de la Aduana, Contiguo a Terminales Santamaría.

Schedule: Weekdays 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Telephone: 2441-9980

CALDERA

Location: Edificio de la Aduana, Caldera.

Schedule: Weekdays 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Telephone: 2634-4537

PEÑAS BLANCAS

Location: Edificio de la Aduana, Peñas Blancas.

Schedule: Sat - Sun 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m

Telephone: 2677-0027

LIMÓN

Location: Edificio del Ministerio de Hacienda, Planta Baja. (Ground Floor)

Schedule: Weekdays 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Sat 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Telephone: 2798-0714

PASO CANOAS

Location: Contiguo a Migración, Paso Canoas.

Schedule: Weekdays 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Sat 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Telephone: 2732-2317

If you require more information on services provided by the Single Window Service, call (506) 2505-4811 or email ventanilla@procomer.com.

Other Entities that Provide VUCE (Single Window) Services

In the Single Window based in San José, we have functionaries available from different entities who provide services related to foreign trade. Here is an introduction to them and the services we offer.

Ministry of Health

The functions performed by this authority in our installations are:

  • Analysis and approval of digital and physical customs clearance applications for imports for technical notes (permits) 50, 54 and 57, checking that these comply with the requisites established in current legislation.
  • Analysis and approval of customs clearance applications for exports and imports for technical notes (permits), checking that these comply with the requisites established in current legislation.
  • Assessment services on important issues related to technical notes and to natural persons, customs agencies and import companies as requested.
  • Authorization of Certificates of Free Sale for the export of food products.

    For more information, call: (506) 2505-4815, 2505-4820.

The following procedures can be performed in our offices without your needing to go to the offices of the Public Phytosanitary Services at the Ministry of Agriculture:

  • Processing and payment of phytosanitary requirement forms for plants and products of vegetable origin (Technical note 35 for imports), which can be performed either digitally or on paper.
  • Processing and payment of agrochemicals and agrochemical application equipment authorizations (technical note 59 for imports), which can be performed either digitally or on paper.
  • The signing and payment of phytosanitary export certificates.
  • Payment of fees for services provided by the Public Phytosanitary Service.
  • Sale of phytosanitary export certificates.

For more information, call: (506) 2505-4813, 2505-4819, 2505-4825 or 2505-4829.

The functions performed by this authority in our installations are:

  • Processing and payment of sanitary requirements form for products and sub-products of animal origin (technical note 44 for imports), which can be performed either digitally or physically.
  • Processing and payment of animal feed export authorizations (technical note 266).
  • Authorization for the Traffic of International Goods (TIM for the initials in Spanish) for animal feed
  • Authorization of export certificates for cats and dogs, issued by the corresponding medical veterinarian.

For more information, call: (506) 2505-4822.

The functions performed by this authority in our installations are:

  • Advice on textile export procedures.
  • Registration as a textile exporter.
  • Processing of textile export visas.
  • Processing of payment for technical note 134.

For more information, call: (506) 2505-4821.