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Steps (13) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain Import Permit (Quarantine)  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Shipping Documents  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Customs Clearance  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Quarantine Clearance  (2) expand_more expand_less
Pay Wharfage fee at Samoa Ports Authority  (2) expand_more expand_less
Get goods released from Shipping Agent  (1) expand_more expand_less
Final release at wharf  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Transfer to certified facility for inspection
(last modified: 16/03/2021)

Contact details

Entity in charge

Quarantine - Wharf Office

Matautu Wharf , Apia
Tel: +685 20924
Website: http://www.samoaquarantine.gov.ws/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Counter - Quarantine Wharf 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

Quarantine Officer

Tel: +685 20924

Expected results

Conditional Transfer to Approved Facility

Requirements

Cost Free

Depending on the imported goods, Quarantine will inform if further fumigation is necessary as part of the inspection as well as fumigation costs

Time frame

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

Legal justification

1. Quarantine (Biosecurity) Act, 2005
Quarantine (Biosecurity) Act, 2005

Additional information

This inspection is mandatory and can be conducted at a certified offsite facility if approved by the quarantine office. At times, the transfer to a certified facility for inspection is not applicable if the inspection will be carried out at the wharf.

Complaints: Quarantine - Wharf Office

Entity in charge

Quarantine - Wharf Office

Matautu Wharf , Apia
Tel: +685 20924
Website: http://www.samoaquarantine.gov.ws/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Counter - Quarantine Wharf 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

Segialii Louise Marie Malaki

ACEO-Quarantine Office
Tel: 20924
Email: aceo@samoaquarantine.gov.ws, marie.malaki@maf.gov.ws
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