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 220  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain bill of lading at Luganville seaport  (1) expand_more expand_less
Customs and Biosecurity clearance at Luganville seaport  (3) expand_more expand_less
Releasing cargo at Luganville seaport  (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)
Shipping Agent
Customs Broker
Single Window Team
Department of Customs and Inland Revenue - Luganville Wharf
Northern Island Stevedoring Company Limited (x 3)

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Import Condition
Import Permit

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
Express Release advise on import
Commercial Invoice (x 2)
Packing List (x 2)
Bill of Lading - Santo
Original BOL - Luganville (x 3)
Assessment notice - import SSEA
Container release - Port Vila
Invoice - Niscol
Release Order - import SSEA
Customs release Order
Container release - Santo Shipping
Original bill of lading with stevedore release stamp - luganville

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  5,500
Bill of lading fee
VUV 0 -
VUV  2,000 per container
Per Bill of lading, Agency handling Fee
VUV 0 -
VUV  15,000 per container
Equipment handling
VUV 0 -
VUV  25,000 per container
Container bond
VUV 500
Customs Processing Fee
VUV 500
Single Window System Processing Fee
VUV 0 -
VUV  2,016
break bulk general LCL
VUV 0 -
VUV  395 per per kilogram
Wharfage Fees import

Total Duration 1 d - 4 d expand_more expand_less

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Total time (sum): 1 d 4 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 25mn 1h. 20mn
Attention at counter: 50mn 2h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1 d 3 d
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