Safe Transportation Service

THE ASSAY OFFICE IS CLOSER TO YOU

The Assay Office provides two modalities of Safe Transportation of the work that bring to you the hallmark that makes the difference in all security and convenience.

The Safe Transportation Service (STS) is one of the modalities of the secure transportation service provided by the Assay Office in order to ensure the transportation (collection and delivery) of articles, for the performance of the Assaying and Marking Service.

Covered Regions

  • Braga
  • Aveiro
  • Coimbra (Cantanhede, Coimbra, Condeixa-a-Nova, Figueira da Foz, Montemor-o-Velho, Mira, Soure)

Service Frequency

  • Braga: working days
  • Aveiro: Tuesdays and Fridays
  • Coimbra: Tuesdays and Fridays

How to request the service

You may send an e-mail to contrasteseguro@incm.pt with a completed Delivery Note until 16:00 PM the day before.

Cost

Transportation: Free of charge

Additional costs foreseen in the price list:

  • Work received in the absence of the operator (Service 38)
  • Work packaged in the absence of the economic operator with quality control (Service 39)
  • Packaging of articles (Service 40)

 

Requirements

This service applies to deliveries up to 15 kg.

 

For each package weighing more than 15 kg, an additional fee of 5 EUR shall be charged.

 

It implies the placement by the Assay Office of the Mark of Responsibility on all batches and the hiring of the express service in requests submitted by Braga and of very urgent service in requests from Aveiro and Coimbra.

The Declared Value Transportation Service (STVD) is one of the modalities of the secure transportation service provided by the Assay Office that ensures the delivery of items after conclusion of the Assaying and Marking service.

Covered Area

Mainland Portugal, Azores and Madeira.

Service Frequency

Working days.

How to request the service

Through a Delivery Note or by email (contrasteseguro@incm.pt) showing the declared value of articles

Cost

Transportation: depending on the weight and declared value of the work (E.g. in order to send 5 batches with 20 pieces in silver with a total weight of 200 grams, the shipping cost would be approximately 8.10 EUR)

Additional costs foreseen in the price list:

  • Work received in the absence of the operator (Service 38)
  • Work packaged in the absence of the economic operator with quality control (Service 39)
  • Packaging of articles (Service 40)

 

Requirements

  • This service applies to shipments weighing not more than 2 kg and with declared value of up to 5000 EUR.
  • Whether by email or by means of a Delivery Note, the person responsible for receiving the work must be indicated. The Postal Services will only hand over the ready work to the appointed person.  If the designated person is not available at the indicated address, the work will be returned to the nearest Postal Service station and only the person appointed when the service was requested may withdraw it.