Shipping in Nicaragua

Get up-to-date local information about import procedures and restrictions, demurrage and detention, container pick-ups and more.

Procedure / Requirements

Documentation Requirements:

  • Original Bill of Lading (B/L) is necessary to release cargo before customs authorities. If B/L is printed at origin, shipper must send to consignee at least one (1) original B/L in order to release import cargo.


All kind of dangerous cargo  must be coordinated as direct dispatch

  • SWB only applicable for NVOCC, Forwarders
  • OBLs must be rated as per customs requirements

Demurrage / Detention / Free time

To view the detailed information for Demurrage and Detention in Nicaragua, please click here.

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