Preview & Print


Preview & Print


Number of steps (13) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain residence visa (Optional for returning resident)  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain the Singe Window System registration code  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain an Import Permit - Biosecurity  (3) 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
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 Immigration and Passport Services
Department of Immigration and Passport Services
Department of Customs and Inland Revenue - Customs Downtown Office
Biosecurity Vanuatu (x 3)
Shipping Agent
Customs Broker
Single Window Team
Customs Border and Enforcement Office
Lapetasi International Container Terminal (x 3)

Results 5 expand_more expand_less

System Record TIN Code
Import Condition
Import Permit
Delivery note
Container in your facility

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Residence Application form
Residence Application form
Visa Payment
Passport sized photographs
Deposit of a Security
Certified Birth Certificate
Certified Marriage Certificate
Certified death certificate
Certified Divorce Certificate
Partner Document
Child Document
Employee Document
Self funded Resident Document
Foreign Investor
Land Owner
Medical examination completed by a registered medical practitioner.
Police Clearance
ASYCUDA World registration form
Bill of Lading - Port Vila
Import Permit Request form - Biosecurity (x 3)
Phytosanitary certificate of the exporter country
Invoice (Shipping agent)
Arrival notice
Commercial Invoice (x 2)
Packing List (x 2)
Bill of lading (w/shipping agent stamp) (x 2)
Bill of lading (w/port stamp) (x 2)
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  64,100

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VUV 57,600
If you or a person included in your application seeks to be granted a visa for 1 year & is aged 18 years or over.
VUV 0 -
VUV  1,000 per Cubic metre
Treatment of personal luggage less than 0.5 to 1.0 cubic meter.
VUV 0 -
VUV  1,500 per Inspection
Inspection of personal effects, household effects or baggage up to 0.5 cub meter.
VUV 0 -
VUV  2,500 per Inspection
Inspection of personal effects, household effects or baggage over 0.5 cub meter but less than shipping container.
VUV 0 -
VUV  5,500 per Inspection
Inspection of shipping container of personal effects, household effects or baggage.
VUV 5,500
Inspection of shipping container of general imported goods.
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 2 d - 9 d expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 2 d 9 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 20mn 1h. 15mn
Attention at counter: 45mn 2h. 15mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 2 d 8 d
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