Shipping to Puerto Rico from USA

Shipping to Puerto Rico from USA


The commonwealth of Puerto Rico is officially is an unincorporated territory of the USA and it is in North East of Caribbean Sea. The main port of entry which is aslo the capital and it's called San Juan. 

 Puerto Rico is an island on the northeastern Caribbean Sea, its population is around 3.6 million people throughout the four islands surrounded it’s the most populated. The country’s capital is the city of San Juan, located on the northeastern side, its home to two large ports Puerto Nuevo and Port of San Juan. Shipping to Puerto Rico  will be a simple process when using an experienced shipping line and thats why  here at USG we can help you step by step on moving your freight to Puerto Rico.

Puerto Nuevo is all exclusively for freight/cargo ships and is the main port of the island, also Port of Ponce and Port of Mayaguez handles the country’s freight and cargo as well. Majority of these ports contain warehouses facilities, transit sheds, parking facilities, and other harbor necessary facilities assuring safe transit of your cargo. Puerto Nuevo has many options for your special cargo needs, the port has many handling options available such as bulk cargo and gangway equipment for loading and unloading your Roll on/Roll off (RoRo). Contact us for special rates for RoRo services to Puerto Rico, our team can offer transshipment to any major city throughout the country.

Air freight to any major airport is offered here at USG, we can ship large cargo via air for your time sensitive cargo to Puerto Rico. We offer door to airport and door-to-door service using major cargo airlines.

 Import Regulations – Puerto Rico

         Import Procedures Import Procedure

To Puerto Rico Apply US Customs Laws, as is part of the U.S. Customs territory. All goods for import must be reported to the US Customs Services (Customs and Border Protection – CBP) to ensure compliance with US law cargo could be inspected. The classification of the goods is according to their category in the American Customs Systems, and its value must be determined.


Sample Imports

There are many options for import samples: can be imported duty free; Temporarily under Bond or using a carnet.

Customs Duties and Taxes on Imports

Average Customs Duty (Excluding Agricultural Products)


Customs Classification

Puerto Rico uses the U.S. harmonized system, the USA Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTSUS)



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