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Number of steps (22) 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 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 11 expand_more expand_less

Vanuatu Financial Service Commission (x 4)
Vanuatu Investment Promotion Authority (VIPA) (x 4)
Customs and Inland Revenues - Taxpayer Service Section (x 3)
Department of Customs and Inland Revenue - Customs Downtown Office
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 6 expand_more expand_less

Business Registration Certificate
Foreign Investment Approval Certificate (FIAC)
Business Licence Certificate
System Record TIN Code
Approved Bioprospecting permit
Approved MSG Certificate.

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

National ID
Bank Statement (Source of Funding)
Police Clearance (x 3)
Copy of company rules
Applcation online
Applcation online
Application form Foreign Investment Approval Certificate (eng) (x 2)
Business Plan (eng)
Business Plan (eng)
Passport copy (x 2)
Business Name Certificate (x 2)
Application form Foreign Investment Approval Certificate (eng) - signed by Vetting Off.
Payment Receipt (VIPA)
Business Registration Certificate
Business Licence Application Form
Business Licence Application Form
Foreign Investment Approval Certificate (FIAC)
Invoice - Taxpayer Service Section
Payment Receipt (Taxpayer Service Section)
ASYCUDA World registration form
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  321,700

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VUV 30,000 -
VUV  30,000
Business online registration fee
VUV 120,000 -
VUV  120,000
Application fee for new FIAC
VUV 10,000 -
VUV  10,000 per business activity
Business Licence Fee par new business activity
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 24 d - 66 d expand_more expand_less

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Total time (sum): 24 d 66 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 35mn 4h.
Attention at counter: 1h. 50mn 3h. 45mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 24 d 65 d

Laws 11 expand_more expand_less

Companies Act, 2012 Companies Act, 2012
  Section tion 6 ,  articles 2, II
Companies Regulations Order No.114 of 2015 Companies Regulations Order, 2015
  articles 1, Schedule 1, Schedule 2
Environmental Protection and Conservation Act 12 of 2002 Environmental Protection and Conservation Act 12 of 2002
  Sections 33, tion 32
Foreign Investment Act NO 25 of 2019 Foreign Investment Act, 2019
  Sections 6, 8A, 44 ,  Article 2
MSG Trade Agreement Handbook MSG Trade Agreement Handbook
  Article 3.1 & 3.2
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