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Number of steps (12) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
To register as an approved importer and obtain an approved facility  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtaining bill of lading at Port Vila seaport  (1) expand_more expand_less
Customs and Biosecurity clearance at Port Vila seaport  (3) expand_more expand_less
Biosecurity clearance at Port Vila seaport  (1) expand_more expand_less
Releasing cargo at Port Vila seaport  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 8 expand_more expand_less

Department of Environmental Protection and Conservation (x 3)
Department of Finance and Treasury
Shipping Agent
Customs Broker
Single Window Team
Customs Border and Enforcement Office
Biosecurity Vanuatu - Wharf Office
Lapetasi International Container Terminal (x 3)

Results 4 expand_more expand_less

Registration as an Approved Facility
Registration as an Approved Importer
Delivery note
Container in your facility

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application form ODS
Business Plan (eng)
Invoice ODS
Government Receipt Cashier
Invoice (Shipping agent)
Arrival notice
Commercial Invoice (x 2)
Packing List (x 2)
Bill of lading (w/shipping agent stamp) (x 3)
Bill of lading (w/port stamp) (x 2)
payment
Assessment - VSEA
Bill of lading (w/biosecurity stamp)
Container release - Port Vila (x 2)
import invoice - IPDS
Release Order - VSEA
Receipt - port services

Estimated cost VUV  31,000

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VUV 10,000
Registration as an approved Importer
VUV 20,000
Registration as an approved facility
VUV 0 -
VUV  2,000 per Per container
Destination Port Service Fee
VUV 0 -
VUV  5,500 per 
per bill of lading, Agency Handling Fee
VUV 0 -
VUV  15,000 per Per container
Equipment Handling
VUV 0 -
VUV  25,000 per Per container
Container Bond
VUV 500
Customs Processing Fee
VUV 500
Single Window System Processing Fee

Total Duration 3 d - 13 d expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 3 d 13 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 20mn 1h. 25mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 5mn 2h. 30mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 3 d 12 d
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