Preview & Print


Preview & Print


Number of steps (14) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain residence visa (Optional for returning resident)  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain an Import Permit - Biosecurity  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Concession 210 - Diplomatic Use Concession  (2) 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 Immigration and Passport Services
Department of Immigration and Passport Services
Biosecurity Vanuatu (x 3)
Department of Civil Aviation
Customs Broker
Single Window Team
Department of Customs and Inland Revenue - Customs Administration
Vanuatu Terminal Services - Port Vila (x 3)

Results 3 expand_more expand_less

Import Condition
Import Permit
Airline AWB

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
Bill of Lading - Port Vila
Import Permit Request form - Biosecurity (x 3)
Phytosanitary certificate of the exporter country
Airline arrival notice and invoice
Airline AWB (x 3)
VAIR Commercial invoice
Packing List - AWB requirement
VAIR Assessment notice
VTS system invoice
VTS manual invoice & receipt
AWB with VTS paid stamp - Port Vila
Release order VAIR

Estimated cost VUV  65,640

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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 1,540
Fixed amount for Original AWB,
VUV 0 -
VUV  30 per per kilogram
Handling is charged by Weight.
VUV 500
Customs Processing Fee
VUV 500
Single Window System Processing Fee
VUV 0 -
VUV  700 per per kilogram
HANDLING FEE - Minimum charge per consignment
VUV 0 -
VUV  0
STORAGE FEES - Loose freight- up to 48 hours from 2359 hours on the date of check in
VUV 0 -
VUV  7,000 per AWB
DANGEROUS GOODS FEE - Inspection fee
VUV 0 -
VUV  500
Forklift use - 0 - up to 499 kg increased by VT 500 for every 500 kg

Total Duration 1 d - 1 d expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 1 d 1 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 5mn 50mn
Attention at counter: 30mn 1h. 35mn
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