Guatemala: Virtual Library with Export Documents

Exporters can find documents such as daily checking and re-entry, affidavits, bond insurance, exporter update codes, among others.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

From a press release issued by the Guatemalan Association of Exporters (AGEXPORT):

With the aim of providing a query tool which facilitates obtaining documents required by exporters the VUPE-OPA Virtual Library, also known as e-Docs has been implemented. This system will provide a reliable way to consult and download documents in digital format (PDF) which have already been processed by the OPA and VUPE and which will be of great benefit to the environment.

The new e-Docs tool, which is aimed at exporters, went public on March 19, 2013, and in it you can find documents such as daily checking and re-entry, affidavits, resolutions issued by the Ministry of Economy (MINECO) and the Superintendency of Tax Administration (SAT), bond insurance, and exporter update codes, among others.

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One Stop Shop for Imports

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