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Steps (13) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain Shipping Documents  (1) expand_more expand_less
Pay Wharfage fee at Samoa Ports Authority  (2) expand_more expand_less
Inspections at wharf  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Customs Clearance  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Quarantine Clearance (Vehicles)  (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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Arrange Vehicle Inspection with Customs
(last modified: 23/06/2020)

Contact details

Entity in charge

Ministry of Customs and Revenue

Beach Rd, Matautu , Apia
Tel: +685/21561
Tel. 1: +685/21562
Email: cld@revenue.gov.ws
Website: https://www.revenue.gov.ws/customs-procedures
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Customs Wharf Office - Border Operation Division

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

Customs Officer -Border Operation Division

Expected results

Vehicle Examination Report

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Bill of Lading
Apply to all Import Goods including Vehicles
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Vehicle Export Certificate/ Vehicle Registration
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Commercial Invoice
All import Goods including vehicle approved under this Act
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Payment Receipt - Samoa Ports Authority (original)

Cost Free

Time frame

The inspection can be done directly together with Quarantine
Waiting time in queue: min   5mn - max  10mn
Attention at counter: min   20mn - max   1h.30mn

Legal justification

1. Customs Act, 2014
Customs Act, 2014
Section 174 ,  Article 6

Additional information

Inspection will be done jointly with Quarantine (they need to be contacted to make sure that they are present)

Complaints: Ministry of Customs and Revenue

Entity in charge

Ministry of Customs and Revenue

Beach Rd, Matautu , Apia
Tel: +685/21561
Tel. 1: +685/21562
Email: cld@revenue.gov.ws
Website: https://www.revenue.gov.ws/customs-procedures
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Customs Wharf Office - Border Operation Division

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

Alvin Onesemo

ACEO Border Operations Division
Tel: (685) 21561
Email: aonesemo@revenue.gov.ws
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