Confirmation of HS Code

  • Search for accurate HS code is essential as preference criterion and preferential tariff rate are determined in accordance with the HS Code
  • For confirmation of imported item’s HS code, consultation with experts in this field (e.g. Customs brokers) is available or claim for advance rulings on tariff classification can be made to Central Customs Laboratory and Scientific Service.
How to Search for HS Code
- Visit English > Information Plaza > KCS Tariff D/B
- Call 1577-8577 (domestic) or +82-2-3438-5199 (international)
- Personal visit to Seoul Main Customs (10F, 721 Eonjuro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea)

To apply for Advance Rulings on tariff classification to Customs Validation and Classification Institute

  • For items that have not undergone the clearance process, exporters can ask the institute (Tel : 82-42-930-3630) to classify the HS codes of their goods.
  • For items that have undergone the clearance process, exporters can ask the local customs service to confirm HS codes for the items to be exported by mail or by submitting application forms.

To make claim for Advance Rulings to Customs Validation and Classification Institute, Click Here