Preview & Print


Preview & Print


Number of steps (20) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register a business  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain a business licence certificate  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain the Singe Window System registration code  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain a Cocoa Export Authority Qualification License  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain MSG Certificate  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain bill of lading at Luganville seaport  (1) expand_more expand_less
Customs clearance at Luganville seaport  (3) expand_more expand_less
Biosecurity clearance at Luganville seaport  (1) expand_more expand_less
Releasing cargo at Luganville Seaport  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 11 expand_more expand_less

Vanuatu Financial Service Commission (x 4)
Customs and Inland Revenues - Taxpayer Service Section (x 3)
Department of Customs and Inland Revenue - Customs Downtown Office
Vanuatu Commodities Marketing Board (x 3)
Department of Customs and Inland Revenue - Customs Administartion
Shipping Agent
Customs Broker
Single Window Team
Department of Customs and Inland Revenue - Luganville Wharf
Department of Biosecurity - Luganville
Northern Island Stevedoring Company Limited (x 3)

Results 6 expand_more expand_less

Business Registration Certificate
Business Licence Certificate
System Record TIN Code
Cocoa Export Authority
Approved MSG Certificate.
Goods Cleared for export

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

National ID
Bank Statement (Source of Funding) (x 2)
Police Clearance
Copy of company rules
Applcation online
Applcation online
Business Registration Certificate
Business Licence Application Form
Business Licence Application Form
Foreign Investment Approval Certificate (FIAC)
Invoice - Taxpayer Service Section
Payment Receipt (Taxpayer Service Section)
ASYCUDA World registration form
Cocoa Qualification Form
Cocoa Qualification Form
Business Licence Certificate
License Receipt - VCMB
MSG Certificate form
MSG Certificate form
Export Commercial invoice
Export booking form
Export booking form
Export Container release form - Luganville (x 2)
Export Container release form - Luganville
Container VGM Declaration
Container VGM Declaration
Commercial Invoice (x 2)
Packing List (x 2)
Draft export bill of lading
Original BOL - Luganville (x 2)
SAD - import SSEA
Assessment notice - import SSEA
Export BOL with biosecurity release stamp
Invoice - Niscol
Customs release Order
Original Export Bill of Lading

Estimated cost VUV  196,500

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VUV 30,000 -
VUV  30,000
Business online registration fee
VUV 10,000 -
VUV  10,000 per business activity
Business Licence Fee par new business activity
VUV 150,000
Export Authority License Fee
VUV 5,500
Bill of lading fee
VUV 500
Customs Processing Fee
VUV 500
Single Window System Processing Fee
VUV 0 -
VUV  49,104
Full other 20 FT
VUV 0 -
VUV  197
Wharfage fees - export

Total Duration 14 d - 60 d expand_more expand_less

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Total time (sum): 14 d 60 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 40mn 2h. 50mn
Attention at counter: 2h. 10mn 4h. 30mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 14 d 59 d
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