Take control of your importing costs
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 it Works
You supply the paperwork via our simple online formOur expert team takes care of all the details. All communication and updates are provided to you via email – 24 hours a day.
We complete the Customs Clearance for youNeed 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 locationUnable to collect your shipment from the air freight terminal or sea freight depot? Just let us know and we’ll quote you before proceeding. Easy.
By keeping your clearance online we keep it cheap.
Parcel Post clearance $60+GST
Air freight clearance $110+GST
Sea freight LCL clearance $110+GST
Sea freight FCL clearance $150+GST
Note: Additional charges may apply depending on the details of your shipment. Over the phone support is available for $45 per call.
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 ?
Can I talk to someone about my shipment ?
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 ?
Customs Clearance From Australia’s most affordable Customs Broker – Cheap, Cheerful & Easy
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 customs clear parcel post, air freight, sea freight (Less than a Container Load), sea freight (Full Container Loads) 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, including Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Fremantle, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, so we can help no matter where you are in Australia.
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.