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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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Receive Inspection from MOH
(last modified: 23/04/2021)

Contact details

Entity in charge

Ministry of Health

Ififi Street , Apia
Tel: +685-68100
Website: www.health.gov.ws
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Health Protection & Enforcement Division

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

Health Officer

Time frame

Inspection period varies between two weeks.

Legal justification

1. Food Act 2015
Food Act 2015
2. Food (Safety and Quality) Regulations 2017
Food (Safety and Quality) Regulations 2017

Additional information

MOH inspectors will obtain food samples during inspection for submission to SROS for testing.
However in the case of fish exports, some importing countries may not require a Histamine test result conducted by SROS. Therefore a Health Certificate will be issued if the exporter meets the required standard fo , storage temperature, number, weight and species of fish being exported.

Complaints: Ministry of Health

Entity in charge

Ministry of Health

Ififi Street , Apia
Tel: +685-68100
Website: www.health.gov.ws
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Health Protection & Enforcement Division

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

Mae'e Ualesi Siliva

ACEO
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