If you need to deliver unaccompanied baggage to Taiwan, for the purposes of custom clearance, upon arrival of these luggage, please complete “Republic of China Customs Declaration” form, fill in the number of personal luggage and purpose and move through the immigration through the “red line counter”
Unaccompanied baggage must be declared within 15 days after the arrival of the cargo, failing which penalty of NT$200 will be levied for each day of delay. If the goods are not claimed within 20 days after the declaration, it will be auctioned. The proceeds of the auction will be retained by the customs after deducting all expenses. Tax payer may re-claim the proceeds by presenting bill of lading and relevant documents within 5 years, failing which all proceeds will be confiscated.
Unaccompanied private baggage means all goods belong to the owner of the luggage, second-hand goods and are not used for any commercial purposes. If the customs officially discover any new goods, such as vitamin or luxury bags, relevant duties will be levied according to the quantity and value (valuation will be done by the customs so we are unable to inform the duties beforehand).