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Number of steps (10) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain a bio-prospecting permit - Environment  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain MSG Certificate  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain airway bill at Port Vila airport  (1) expand_more expand_less
Customs and Biosecurity clearance at Port Vila airport  (3) expand_more expand_less
Releasing cargo at Port Vila airport  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 7 expand_more expand_less

Department of Environmental Protection and Conservation (x 2)
Department of Customs and Inland Revenue - Customs Administration
Department of Civil Aviation
Customs Broker
Single Window Team
Customs Border and Enforcement Airport Office
Vanuatu Terminal Services - Port Vila (x 3)

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

Approved Bioprospecting permit
Approved MSG Certificate.

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Bioprospecting Application form
Bioprospecting Application form
Research proposal
Code of ethics
Letter of support
Letter of support from focal agency.
Payment
Endorsement or support letter from landowners and community concerned
Legally binding and enforceable contract is made between custom landowners
MSG Certificate form
MSG Certificate form
Commercial Invoice (x 2)
Packing List (x 3)
payment
Export Original AWB (x 2)
VAIR Commercial invoice
Airline AWB (x 2)
Release order VAIR (x 2)
VTS system invoice
VTS manual invoice & receipt
AWB with VTS paid stamp - Port Vila

Estimated cost VUV  161,700

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VUV 50,000
Research Fees
VUV 100,000
Refundable Bond Fee
VUV 3,500 -
VUV  3,500
AWB fee
VUV 7,500
HANDLING FEE - Valuable
VUV 700 -
VUV  700 per per kilogram
HANDLING FEE - Minimum charge per consignment
VUV 0 -
VUV  30 per per kilogram
HANDLING FEE - Loose freight excluding mail
VUV 0 -
VUV  30 per per kilogram
HANDLING FEE - Mail handling
VUV 0
STORAGE FEES - Loose freight- up to 48 hours from 2359 hours on the date of check in
VUV 0 -
VUV  30 per per kilogram
STORAGE FEES - Loose freight beyond FREE period
VUV 0 -
VUV  7,000 per AWB
DANGEROUS GOODS FEE - Inspection fee

Total Duration 1 d - 26 d expand_more expand_less

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Total time (sum): 1 d 26 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 0mn 25mn
Attention at counter: 25mn 50mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0 d 25 d

Laws 6 expand_more expand_less

Environmental Protection and Conservation Act 12 of 2002 Environmental Protection and Conservation Act 12 of 2002
  Sections 33, tion 32
MSG Trade Agreement Handbook MSG Trade Agreement Handbook
  Article 3.1 & 3.2
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