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Articles to be hallmarked can be delivered to WaarborgHolland in Gouda by any forwarding agent. Sending imported articles directly to WaarborgHolland saves time, especially if they come from outside the EU.
After customs and duty procedures upon entry to the EU are completed, the articles will be transported to WaarborgHolland for hallmarking. The hallmarked articles will then be transported to you or your customers, according to your wishes.

Transport and shipment
The articles to be hallmarked can be delivered to us by any forwarding agent. Sending imported articles directly to WaarborgHolland saves time, even if they come from outside the EU. For detailed information send us an e-mail.
Our office is located in the center of Europe between Amsterdam (Schiphol Airport) and Rotterdam (Rotterdam Airport).
After customs and duty upon entry to the EU are completed, the articles will be transported to us for hallmarking. The hallmarked articles will then be transported to you or your customers, according to your wishes.

Transport insurance
Please notice that shipment will be done for your responsibility and account; transport insurance has to be covered by you.

VAT
According to European legislation, no VAT has to be paid when articles are send to countries outside the Netherlands after hallmarking. We only need your VAT number.

Recommended delivery method
How should the articles be presented for hallmarking?
  • articles should be presented completely, including pins and other separate parts;
  • articles with different finenessess should be presented separately in e.g. plastic bags;
  • remove cards, boxes and blotting paper before presenting;
  • put rings in a plastic bag for each type or model;
  • present ear pins separately;
  • enclose with imported articles from outside the EU a copy of the invoice of the manufacturer outside the EU (legal requirement);
  • if you would like the marks to be appliedto a specific place on the article, please let us know.

 

logistiek1 Tie up necklaces in bundles, by which the diameter of the bundle is not more than 1,5 cm (see picture).
logistiek2 Necklaces and bracelets can also be presented in bundles by putting a safety-pin through the closing links (see picture).