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Preview & Print


Steps (12) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
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
Final release at wharf  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 5 expand_more expand_less

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

Results 7 expand_more expand_less

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

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application Form - Import Permit
Medical Report/Record of Live Animal
Animal Health Certificate
Customs Declaration (Registered IM4) (x 2)
Commercial Invoice (x 2)
Bill of Lading (x 3)
Freight Invoice (x 2)
Health Certificate (Exporting Country) (x 2)
Packing List (x 2)
Telegraphic Transfer- Payment Receipt
Business Licence (with the exception of primary producers)
Approved Confirmation from MFAT (Diplomatic Approval)
Customs Assessment Notice
Import Permit (Quarantine)
Invoice - Samoa Ports Authority
Customs Cargo Release Advice (x 2)
Quarantine Payment Receipt (x 2)
Payment Receipt - Samoa Ports Authority
Release Note (Shipping Agency)
Release from Quarantine Control

Estimated cost WST  410

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WST 190
Import Permit - Application Fee Commercial Importers
WST 10
Customs Processing Fee
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

Total Duration 2 d - 4 d expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 2 d 4 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 2h. 25mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 5mn 2h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 2 d 3 d

Laws 5 expand_more expand_less

Customs Act, 2014 Customs Act, 2014
  Section  320
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 12
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