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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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Pay vessel license fee
(last modified: 23/04/2021)

Contact details

Entity in charge

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

Savalalo Rd , Apia
Tel: 685 22561
Tel. 1: 685 24576
Website: https://www.maf.gov.ws/

Unit in charge

Corporate Services Division - MAF

Person in charge

Miracle Collins

MAF Cashier
Tel: 22561
Email: afisivalu.collins@maf.gov.ws

Expected results

Payment Slip - (Fisheries)
Payment Receipt (filled and stamped)

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Payment Slip - (Fisheries) (original + Simple copy)

Cost

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Domestic Vessels
or  WST 200
Class A >11m - Fishing Vessel Fee
or  WST 1,000
Class B 11-12.49m- Fishing Vessel Fee
or  WST 5,500
Class C 12.5-14.9m - Fishing Vessel Fee
or  WST 8,000
Class D 15 - 21.49m - Fishing Vessel Fee
or  WST 10,000
Class E >21.5m - Fishing Vessel Fee
Foreign Vessels
or  USD 15,000
Class F Foreign Vessel - Fishing Licence Fee
Payment methods: Check
Licence fees depend on the size and registration of the fishing vessel (Class A-F)

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: min   5mn - max  20mn
Attention at counter: min   5mn - max   10mn

Legal justification

Additional information

More information on the fees can be found in the Tunam Management and Development Plan (2017-2021)

Complaints: Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

Entity in charge

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

Savalalo Rd , Apia
Tel: 685 22561
Tel. 1: 685 24576
Website: https://www.maf.gov.ws/

Unit in charge

Corporate Services Division - MAF

Person in charge

Margaret Ainuu

ACEO Corporate Services Division - MAF
Tel: 22561
Email: margaret.ainuu@maf.gov.ws
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