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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  (1) 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

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Obtain import permit
(last modified: 17/03/2021)

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

SEGIALII LOUISE MARIE

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

Expected results

Quarantine Payment Receipt
Import Permit (Quarantine)

Requirements

1.
Animal Health Certificate (original)

Cost WST 190

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WST 190
Import Permit - Application Fee Commercial Importers
Payment methods: cash, Check
Import Permit Fee for private importers is WST 19 for a monthly permit For more infos on the fee, please look at the attached document

Time frame

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

Legal justification

1. Quarantine (Biosecurity) Act, 2005
Quarantine (Biosecurity) Act, 2005
Article 12

Additional information

Depending on the imported goods, Quarantine will inform if further fumigation is necessary as part of the inspection as well as fumigation costs
Commercial import permits are valid for one year from January to December

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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