Customs Agent Requirements

Customs Agent Requirements

The Chief Executive Officer may, on application, license such persons as he or she thinks fit under section 144 of the Customs Act to act as customs agent for transacting business relating to entry or clearance of any aircraft or ship, goods or baggage.

Such person must comply with the following conditions:

  • Be registered with the Registrar of Companies
  • Be registered for income tax purposes and under ASYCUDA
  • Obtain a business license from local town or city councils
  • Upon approval, furnish a bond security in the sum of FJ$10,000 or such further security as the Chief Executive Officer may think fit
  • Pay an annual license fee of FJ$255.55
  • The person or his or her appointed clerk must possess a Diploma in Business/Customs Administration or have attained Customs House Agents Clerks Examination
  • Pay FJ$1000 or such further sum prescribed bond security for each authorized clerk for the faithful and uncorrupt conduct of such person in regards to Customs or his or her employers
  • Must possess the basic tools of trade such as HS explanatory notes, WTO/GATT Valuation Compendium and be linked to compatible ICT system
  • Customs, Shipping and Airline agents requirements

The Chief Executive Officer may, on application, license such other persons as he thinks fit as airline or shipping agents for transacting business relating to inward and outward entry and clearance of an aircraft or ship, including its goods and baggage.

Such person must comply with the following conditions:

  • Be registered with the Registrar of Companies
  • Be registered for income tax purposes and under ASYCUDA
  • Be registered with local town or city councils
  • Upon approval, furnish a bond security in the sum of FJ$50,000 or such further security as the Chief Executive Officer may think fit
  • Pay an annual license fee of FJ$255.55

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HEAD OFFICE LOCATION

CONTACT DETAILS

Revenue & Customs Services Complex,
Lot 1 Corner of Queen Elizabeth Drive
& Ratu Sukuna Road,
Nasese,
Suva.
Phone: (+679) 3243000
Fax: (679) 3315537
Email: info@frca.org.fj