Exporting Products to VENEZUELA

Location: Venezuela is located in the northern part of South America, is bordered on the west by Colombia, on the south by Brazil, on the east by Guyana, and on the north by the Atlantic Ocean. Its capital and largest city is Caracas.

Is there a trade agreement between Venezuela and the UK? No. Currently Venezuela trades with the United Kingdom on non-preferential terms.

Venezuelan currency: Bolivar (VES).

Official language: Spanish.


Shipping from the UK to Venezuela

Transit time via air from the UK to Venezuela is approximately 3 days. Venezuela's main international airport is Simon Bolivar. The airport serves the capital, Caracas. It is located on the coast in Maiquetia and is also known as Maiquetia Airport.

Transit time via sea from the UK to Venezuela is approximately 28 days. Venezuela’s main sea ports are La Guaira and Cabello.


Export documents required include packing list, commercial invoice, and health / organic / phytosanitary certificate(s) where applicable. Requirements for the Venezuelan importer include having a tax indentification number. Requirements for the British exporter include having an EORI number.


Top-10 products exported from the United Kingdom to Venezuela in 2022



M: Millions USD. K: Thousands. Source: TRADING ECONOMICS / UN Comtrade



Find opportunities to export to Venezuela

If you are an exporter based in Britain, the UK Department for Business & Trade (DBT) offers an online tool where you can search for current export opportunities and pitch your products to overseas buyers including Venezuelan importers.


If you are an importer based in Venezuela looking for British products, we invite you to complete the application form at great.gov.uk to access contact details of British exporters via this tool which is administrated by the UK government. When completing the form, please reply 'Britain Latin America Logistics Ltd' to the question 'Where did you hear about great.gov.uk?'


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