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Preview & Print


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Application for a business registration certificate  (3) expand_more expand_less
Application for a operation license  (2) expand_more expand_less
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Clearance  (5) expand_more expand_less
Release  (1) expand_more expand_less

Get goods released at port
(last modified: 16/03/2020)

Contact details

Entity in charge

Tuvalu Revenue and Customs Department

Te Auala O Tuvalu Vaiaku Tuvalu Port , Funafuti
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Ministry of Finance - Customs Port Office

Mon: 08:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 16:00
Tue: 08:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 16:00
Wed: 08:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 16:00
Thu: 08:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 16:00
Fri: 08:00 - 12:30
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Tavevele Laumua Noa

Customs Officer
Tel: 00 688 20235

Expected results

Released cargo (seaport)


1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Bill of Entry (paid-Customs/Wharfage) (original)

Cost Free

Additional costs might occur for hiring a fork lifter (see underlying regulations for wharfage fees)

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: max  5mn
Attention at counter: min   20mn - max   40mn

Additional information

Goods can only be released after the ship has left the port. Port has no ability to unload 40ft Container. Containers over 25t are subject to additional charges.
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