DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • Passport
  • Work Permit
  • Residence Permit
  • Customs Baggage Declaration Form (CE 111) must be signed in the presence of a Customs Officer
  • Inventory, detailed (PBO - "packed by owner", miscellaneous, bedroom, etc. NOT acceptable description)

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS

  • CUSTOMER MUST BE IN COUNTRY TO CLEAR SHIPMENT (STORAGE CHARGES INCURRED FOLLOWING A DELAY IN COMPLYING WITH THIS CONDITION ARE FOR THE CUSTOMER'S ACCOUNT)
  • Household goods and personal effects may be imported duty-free, in reasonable quantities, for first time residents, provided the items arrive within 12 months of Customer's arrival
  • Returning Fiji residents must prove that effects have been owned and used for at least 12 months
  • All shipments are inspected by Customs and Quarantine officials

DUTIABLE/RESTRICTED ITEMS

  • Alcohol, tobacco and food products
  • Boats, engines and trailers
  • Personal computers
  • Goods intended for trade or business
  • Gifts
  • Any item that may have had contact with soil (lawn mowers, bikes, golf clubs, gardening tools, etc.) must be clearly marked on the inventory and easily accessible

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • Firearms and ammunition
  • Weapons
  • Drugs
  • Agricultural material
  • Communications equipment including transceivers
  • Pornographic books and magazines

MOTOR VEHICLES

  • Severe import restrictions and duty rates apply
  • Must contact the Destination Agent for full details before importing
  • Steam cleaning required prior to import
  • Must have been owned minimum one year to qualify for lower rate of duty
  • Additional charges payable for clearance and related formalities