Notification - change in Lufthansa Cargo process

HS code required, access to commercial invoice and packing list for shipments to DUR & PLZ via JNB on RFS
South Africa (Destinations DUR & PLZ only)

The carrier must provide HS code (for direct shipments on AWB level, or HAWB level in case of consol), commercial invoice and packing list to South African customs for all shipments transiting JNB, continuing by truck to DUR and PLZ.


Customer is asked to either send above-mentioned information / documents in advance to or provide them accessible outside of pouch.

HS code may also be included in FWB (direct shipments) or FHL in case of consol.

  • No import clearance possible
  • Potential delay
01. August, 2022
Until further notice
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Overview of process changes