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Steps (12) 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  (3) 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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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 4 expand_more expand_less

Shipping Agent (x 2)
Samoa Ports Authority (x 3)
Ministry of Customs and Revenue (x 4)
Quarantine - Wharf Office (x 3)

Results 6 expand_more expand_less

Bill of Lading
Payment Receipt - Samoa Ports Authority
Customs Cargo Release Advice
Quarantine Payment Receipt
Release Note (Shipping Agency)
Goods released from wharf

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Bill of Lading (x 5)
Invoice - Samoa Ports Authority
Vehicle Export Certificate/ Vehicle Registration (x 2)
Commercial Invoice (x 2)
Payment Receipt - Samoa Ports Authority (x 2)
Customs Declaration (Registered IM4) (x 2)
Freight Invoice (x 2)
Vehicle Examination Form
Packing List
Telegraphic Transfer- Payment Receipt
Business Licence (with the exception of primary producers)
Approved Confirmation from MFAT (Diplomatic Approval)
Customs Assessment Notice
Sanitary Certificate
Customs Cargo Release Advice (x 2)
Quarantine Payment Receipt (x 2)
Release Note (Shipping Agency)
Release from Quarantine Control

Estimated cost WST  220

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WST 210 -
WST  210 per transaction
Port Service Charge par transaction 20ft
WST 0 -
WST  120.75 per 20ft Container
SPA Charge per 20ft Container
WST 0 -
WST  367.5 per transaction
Port Service Charge per transaction 40ft Container
WST 0 -
WST  262.5 per 40ft container
SPA container fee par 40ft Container
WST 10
Customs Processing Fee
WST 0 -
WST  112 per truck/pickup
Water Blasting Quarantine Fee par vehicle -standard cars
WST 0 -
WST  96 per standard car
Water blasting Quarantine Fee per standard car
WST 0 -
WST  170 per machinery
Waterblasting of machinery and others

Total Duration 1 d - 1 d expand_more expand_less

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Total time (sum): 1 d 1 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 2h. 25mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 45mn 4h. 35mn

Laws 5 expand_more expand_less

Customs Act, 2014 Customs Act, 2014
  Section  174 ,  Article 6
Customs Tariff Amendment Act 2017 Customs Tariff Amendment Act, 2017
Ports Authority (Dues and Rates) Notice Ports Authority (Dues and Rates) Notice
Ports Authority Act 1998 Ports Authority Act, 1998
  Article 8
Quarantine (Biosecurity) Act 2005 Quarantine (Biosecurity) Act, 2005
  Article 18 & 22
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