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Steps (17) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain Liquor License  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Health Certificate for Export  (4) expand_more expand_less
Hire Customs Broker  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Export Approval from Central Bank of Samoa  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Shipping Documents - Export  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Customs Export Clearance  (2) expand_more expand_less
Export - Pay Wharfage fee at Samoa Ports Authority (SPA)  (2) expand_more expand_less
Final release to harbour  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 7 expand_more expand_less

Ministry of Customs and Revenue (x 6)
Ministry of Health (x 3)
Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa
Customs Broker
Central Bank of Samoa (x 2)
Shipping Agent
Samoa Ports Authority (x 3)

Results 5 expand_more expand_less

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

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Formal letter to the liquor board
Application Form for Liquor Licence
Signed Consent of Ali & Faipule
2 month old Police Report
Valid ID with Applicants photo
Birth Certificate
Business Licence (with the exception of primary producers)
Letter from Ministry of Justice and Courts Adminstration as proof of Matai Registration
Foreign Investment Certificate
Payment Receipt - Liquor Licence
Application for Health Certificate at MOH
SROS Customer Request Form
Purchase Order / Invoice for Goods
Export Entry
Export Form E CBS (x 2)
Customs Declaration- DA1 (Export)
Phytosanitary Certificate
Health Certificate
Packing List
Commercial Invoice
Customs Export Declaration (stamped/approved)
Customs Assessment Notice
Bill of Lading
Invoice - Samoa Ports Authority

Estimated cost WST  225

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WST 0 -
WST  2,000
Manufacture Liquor Licence -Annual Fee
WST 0 -
WST  1,500
Whole Sale - Liquor Licence - Annual Fee
WST 0 -
WST  1,800
Import- Liquor Licence - Annual Fee
WST 200 -
WST  200 per container
Health Certificate- Cost per container
WST 25
Processing Fee General Goods- Customs Export Entry

Total Duration 3 d - 30 d expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 3 d 30 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 2h. 25mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 2h. 10mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 3 d 29 d

Laws 8 expand_more expand_less

Customs Act, 2014 Customs Act, 2014
  Section  320 ,  Article 74
Exchange Control Regulations 1999 Exchange Control Regulations, 1999
Food (Safety and Quality) Regulations 2017 Food (Safety and Quality) Regulations 2017
Food Act 2015 Food Act 2015
Food Act, 2015 Food Act, 2015
Liquor Act 2011 Liquor Act, 2011
  Article IV
Ports Authority (Dues and Rates) Notice Ports Authority (Dues and Rates) Notice
Ports Authority Act 1998 Ports Authority Act, 1998
  Article 8
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