Fiji Customs Regulations

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Customs Regulations - Fiji
Moving to Fiji or for that matter any country can become difficult-unless you make yourself aware of the customs regulation details in that country. After all, you do not want your belongings to be stranded in some port in the country. In some countries especially, customs regulations can be very stringent-and you may suddenly find yourself in a puddle. So, do your homework!

The customs regulations information listed on our website have been collected from several sources including information made-available-by embassies and government websites.

Customs Regulations applicable while shipping to Fiji

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
check with your local embassy or consulate.

NOTE - Customs regulations of Fiji are subject to change at any time. The proceeding information is a brief summary of customs regulations applicable to household goods shipments to Fiji (this destination )and is being provided for general guidance to assist our Agents and Customers. Since such regulations are subject to change without notice, Movers.com cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance. Always double check with your local embassy or consulate before you make your move to Fiji.

Major Citie(s) in Fiji

Suva
Lautoka
Nadi
Labasa
   
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