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Register saw mill at MNRE  (2) expand_more expand_less
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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Apply for Import Permit
(last modified: 23/06/2020)

Costs

( see details )

Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

Free of charge
10 mn  -  25 mn
2 days  -  3 days

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

SEGIALII LOUISE MARIE

ACEO-Quarantine Office
Tel: (685) 20924
Email: aceo@samoaquarantine.gov.ws, marie.malaki@maf.gov.ws

Requirements

1. Application Form - Import Permit
Application Form - Import Permit (original)
filled and signed

Cost Free

Time frame

An importer must apply for an import permit at least 2 working days prior to arrival of shipment/vessel.
Waiting time in queue: min   5mn - max  15mn
Attention at counter: min   5mn - max   10mn
Waiting time until next step: min   2 days - max   3 days

Legal justification

1. Quarantine (Biosecurity) Act, 2005

Additional information

All Animal and Plant Products (fresh/dried/living/dead/large/small/common/rare) must be declared upon arrival and have been issued with an Import Permit into Samoa.
Please find more information here:
http://www.samoaquarantine.gov.ws/index.php/imports
For plants, more information can be found here:
http://www.samoaquarantine.gov.ws/index.php/live-plants

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: (+685) 20924
Email: aceo@samoaquarantine.gov.ws, marie.malaki@maf.gov.ws
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