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Steps (28) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register Fish Processing Facilities  (4) expand_more expand_less
Register fishing vessels at MAF (domestic + foreign)  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Health Certificate for Export  (4) expand_more expand_less
Hire Customs Broker  (2) expand_more expand_less
Submit provisional export form to CBS  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Shipping Documents - Export  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Zoo-sanitary Certificate from Quarantine  (2) expand_more expand_less
Submit Final export form to CBS  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Customs Export Clearance  (2) expand_more expand_less
Export - Pay Wharfage fee at Samoa Ports Authority  (2) expand_more expand_less
Final release to harbour  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Present payment receipt at Fisheries
(last modified: 23/04/2021)

Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

15 mn  -  25 mn
3 days  -  30 days

Contact details

Entity in charge

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries - Department of Fisheries

Tel: 20369
Email: fish@fisheries.gov.ws
Website: https://www.maf.gov.ws/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Fisheries Lodging Office

Mon: 09:00 - 17:00
Tue: 09:00 - 17:00
Wed: 09:00 - 17:00
Thu: 09:00 - 17:00
Fri: 09:00 - 17:00
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Lorian Finau Groves

Fisheries Officer
Tel: 20369
Email: lorian.finau@maf.gov.ws

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Payment Receipt (filled and stamped) (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Payment Slip - (Fisheries) (Simple copy)

Time frame

As all licences are signed by the Minister, it can take up to 30 days of processing time if the Minister is out of country
Waiting time in queue: min   5mn - max  10mn
Attention at counter: min   10mn - max   15mn
Waiting time until next step: min   3 days - max   30 days

Legal justification

1. Fisheries Management Act, 2016
Fisheries Management Act, 2016

Additional information

Exporters will be advised through email or telephone to uplift license from Fisheries Office.

Complaints: Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries - Department of Fisheries

Entity in charge

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries - Department of Fisheries

Tel: 20369
Email: fish@fisheries.gov.ws
Website: https://www.maf.gov.ws/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Fisheries Lodging Office

Mon: 09:00 - 17:00
Tue: 09:00 - 17:00
Wed: 09:00 - 17:00
Thu: 09:00 - 17:00
Fri: 09:00 - 17:00
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Magele Etuati Ropeti

ACEO Fisheries
Tel: +685 20369
Email: magele.ropeti@maf.gov.ws
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