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Number of steps (23) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register a business  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain a Foreign Investment Approval Certificate (FIAC)  (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 an import permit - Biosecurity  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Industrial Permit expand_more expand_less
Submits application Optional
Obtain Concession 010 expand_more expand_less
Obtain Concession 020 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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Apply for a business licence certificate
(last modified: 29/09/2020)

Contact details

Entity in charge

Customs and Inland Revenues - Taxpayer Service Section

Rue Carnot Street, PMB 9012 , Port Vila
Tel: 00678/33091
Email: irtps@vanuatu.gov.vu
Website: customsinlandrevenue.gov.vu
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Rates & Taxes Invoicing Counter - Customs and Inland Revenues

Mon: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Mayleen Bani

Invoicing Officer
Tel: 00678/33091
Email: bmayleen@vanautu.gov.vu

Expected results

Invoice - Taxpayer Service Section

Requirements

All Investors
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Business Registration Certificate (original)
2. Business Licence Application Form
Business Licence Application Form (original)
filled and signed
Foreign Investors
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Foreign Investment Approval Certificate (FIAC) (Simple copy)

Time frame

Queues are longer in January
Waiting time in queue: min   5mn - max  30mn
Attention at counter: min   15mn - max   20mn

Additional information

Business licences are valid from January to December and must be renewed every year

Referral : Customs and Inland Revenues - Taxpayer Service Section

Entity in charge

Customs and Inland Revenues - Taxpayer Service Section

Rue Carnot Street, PMB 9012 , Port Vila
Tel: 00678/33091
Email: irtps@vanuatu.gov.vu
Website: customsinlandrevenue.gov.vu
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Rates & Taxes Invoicing Counter - Customs and Inland Revenues

Mon: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Mayline Melsul

Senior Officer
Tel: 00678/33091
Email: mmelsul@vanuatu.gov.vu
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