Take Control of your Importing Costs with Cheap Air Freight Clearances
Tight Ass® Clearance is committed to keeping your importing costs as low as possible. No frills. No fuss. No unnecessary charges. Just customs clearance – plain and simple.
How Cheap Customs Clearance Works
You supply the paperwork via our simple online form
We complete the Customs Clearance for you
Need to speak to a consultant? No problem. For an additional $45* you can speak to one of our Australian customs clearance specialists over the phone.
You collect your shipment from the required location
By keeping your clearance online we keep it cheap.
Parcel Post clearance $60+GST
Air freight clearance $130+GST
Sea freight LCL clearance $130+GST
Sea freight FCL clearance $250+GST
Note: Additional charges may apply depending on the details of your shipment. Over the phone support is available for $45 per call.
Cheap LCL Customs Clearance from Australia’s Trusted Customs Brokerage and Agents
In the importing world costs are everything and when you are competing with a competitor down the street or with major brands across the country, you need a customs brokerage who can process your customs clearances quick and cheap.
Whether you’re a small player just starting out or only have a few shipments a year – Tight Ass Customs ® Clearance is the name to remember. We aim to be Australia’s most affordable customs brokers who customs clear cargo that is due to arrive at the ports. No matter if the cargo is arriving at Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Darwin, Canberra, Perth, Hobart or Fremantle, we are here to assist.
We provide a cheap and cheerful parcel post customs clearance service for parcels arriving through the postal network, air freight clearances for air cargo arriving at the air cargo terminals and a sea freight clearance service for the larger sea freight FCL (Full Container Loads) and LCL (Less than a Container Loads).
At Tight Ass Customs ® Clearance, we understand the pressures of costs – so partner with a cost-effective, professional customs clearance provider and see how much we can save you.
No matter how small or large your cargo is, our cheap but professional services will assist you in having your parcel post shipments, air freight cargo or sea freight shipments cleared through the Australian Border Force and the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.
The cheap customs brokerage agent that’s available when and where you need them
We offer more than just a “cheap as chips” service; our staff have over 20 years of customs agency experience in the Australian customs brokerage industry and provide first-time importers with a wealth of information, helping them avoid common rookie mistakes and ensuring that their products arrive on time, rather than sitting in a warehouse accruing storage.
For entrepreneurs or existing businesses dealing with the mountain of paperwork that comes with importing across borders by air or sea freight, we make sure that all paperwork is in compliance with the Australian Border Force (ABF) and Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) Regulations; we make it easy to maintain compliance with both departments while saving you time, stress and money with our cheap and cheerful customs clearance service.
Cheap parcel post customs clearance with a high level of quality guaranteed – every time
If you’re importing low volumes or irregular shipments, don’t pay more than you need to – Tight Ass Customs Clearance ® have a team of customs agents working for you and your business at cheap prices that you can afford.
We’re processing shipments in every city of Australia, we can assist no matter where you or your cargo is located. Some importers require delivery after the goods have been customs cleared; you have the option of collecting your air freight cargo or sea freight LCL cargo yourself or we can quote you to have your goods delivered – we are happy to assist wither way. Whether you require a cheap parcel post clearance, air freight clearance or a sea freight FCL or LCL customs clearance, our team will assist you with the logistics to ensure that the whole process is as smooth as possible. Lodge your shipment now and see the Tight Ass® difference in customs clearing your imported goods.
If I change my mind – can I cancel the clearance ?
Do I need an import licence to import ?
Are the taxes the same for an individual and a business ?
Where will I collect my air freight shipment from ?
Please note that when you collect your shipment, you will need to wear enclosed footwear, have photo identification and you will need to pay the terminal charges.
When will I be able to collect my air freight shipment ?
Where will I collect my sea freight LCL shipment from ?
Please note that when you collect your shipment, you will need to wear enclosed footwear, have photo identification and you will need to take any paperwork that we ask you to print and take with you.
When will I be able to collect my sea freight LCL shipment ?
Can my goods be delivered ?
Can I pay by credit card ?
What credit cards are accepted ?
Can you deliver on weekends ?
How will I know the status of my customs clearance ?
Firstly, we’ll email you to let you know all is in order and the clearance is progressing. We will keep you updated by your preferred method email or sms.
Can I talk to someone about my shipment ?
No problem. Tight Ass Clearances is designed to be efficient, smooth and quick. If you need to talk to a customs specialist there is a $45+GST fee.
Are you based in Australia ?
Why should I use Tight Ass Clearance instead of someone else ?
Is my data safe ?
How long will you keep my information for ?
What if my goods have been selected for an audit by Australian Border Force ?
What if my goods have been selected for an inspection by Quarantine ?
What if I require specialised or technical answers questions ?
I’m really happy with the experience – how can I help Tight Ass Clearance grow ?
Cheap FCL & LCL Customs Clearance from Australia’s most affordable customs broker
In a world where costs are everything, where you’re attempting to compete with a competitor down the street or with major brands right across the country, you need a company who can process your customs clearance cheap. Whether you’re a little guy just starting out or you only have a few shipments a year – Tight Ass Customs ® Clearance is the name to remember. We’re one of Australia’s most affordable customs brokers, servicing the whole country, from the major capital cities like Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide, to Darwin, Canberra, Perth, Hobart and Fremantle, we can help everyone in Australia.
We offer cheap parcel post clearance, air freight clearance, sea freight LCL (Less than a Container Load) clearance and sea freight FCL (Full Container Loads) clearance arriving into Australia.
At Tight Ass Customs ® Clearance, we understand the pressures of costs – so partner with a cost-effective, professional customs clearance provider and see how much you will save.
The customs brokerage assistance that you need, when and where you need it
We offer more than just a “cheap as chips” service; our staff have over 16 years of experience in the customs brokering industry and can offer first-time importers a wealth of information, helping them avoid common rookie mistakes and ensuring that their products arrive on time, rather than sitting in a warehouse accruing storage.
For new entrepreneurs or existing businesses dealing with the mountain of paperwork that comes with importing cargo across borders – the Customs and Quarantine regulations can be daunting. We make it easy to maintain compliance with Customs and Quarantine while saving you time, money and stress.
Low cost customs brokering, with high-quality service guaranteed, every time
If you’re working with low volumes or irregular shipments, don’t pay more than you need to. Tight Ass Customs Clearance ® have a team of professionals working for you and your business without the huge price tag. We’re available in every city in Australia, so we can help no matter where you are in Australia. Whether you require cheap parcel post clearance or complete freight forwarding, our team will help with the logistics to ensure the whole process is a little less stressful.
Make an enquiry through our contact form and get the help you need for less. Start a discussion with us today and find out how our no-frills customs clearance services can save you money.