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Preview & Print


Steps (27) 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  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Shipping Documents -Export  (1) expand_more expand_less
Submit provisional export form to CBS  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Zoo-sanitary Certificate from Quarantine  (2) 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
Submit Final export form to CBS  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 10 expand_more expand_less

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries - Department of Fisheries (x 7)
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (x 2)
Ministry of Health (x 3)
Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa
Customs Broker
Shipping Agent
Central Bank of Samoa (x 4)
Quarantine - Wharf Office (x 2)
Ministry of Customs and Revenue (x 3)
Samoa Ports Authority (x 3)

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Export Entry
Bill of Lading
Payment Receipt - Samoa Ports Authority
Goods released to wharf/ship

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Business Licence
Fish Processing Facility Layout Plan
Application Form for License of Fish Processing Establishment
Application Form for License of Fish Processing Establishment
Food Safety Program (HACCP)
Good Manufacturing Practices
Payment Slip - (Fisheries) (x 4)
Payment Receipt (filled and stamped) (x 2)
Certificate of Seaworthiness
Small Vessel Safety Certificate
Foreign Fishing Vessel License Application
Foreign Fishing Vessel License Application
Foreign Investment Certificate
Foreign Employment Employee Permit (FEEP)
Domestic Fishing Vessel License Application
Domestic Fishing Vessel License Application
Application for Health Certificate at MOH
Customer Request Form
Customer Request Form
Purchase Order / Invoice for Goods
Provisional Export Entry Form
Provisional Export Entry Form
Customs Declaration- DA1 (Export)
Phytosanitary Certificate
Health Certificate
Packing List
Export Form E CBS (x 3)
Export Form E CBS
Commercial Invoice
Customs Export Declaration (stamped/approved)
Customs Assessment Notice
Bill of Lading
Invoice - Samoa Ports Authority

Estimated cost WST  1,323

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WST 1,000
Fish Processing License - Prescribed Fee
WST 50
Fish Processing License - Application Fee
WST 200 -
WST  200 per container
Health Certificate- Cost per container
WST 10
Stamping Fee Fisheries
WST 19
Zoosanitary Certificate Fee Commercial
WST 19
Container Inspection Certificate Fee
WST 25
Processing Fee General Goods- Customs Export Entry

Total Duration 7 d - 64 d expand_more expand_less

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Total time (sum): 7 d 64 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 15mn 3h. 35mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 10mn 7h. 40mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 7 d 63 d

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