How to export from Vanuatu?

Complete procedures to export goods from Vanuatu



What are the export registration procedures, export customs process, export cargo movement methods in Vanuatu? How to export from Vanuatu?  Explain the export methodology in Vanuatu.


Information given here explains about step by step procedures that need to be finished with Vanuatu government authority for exportation from Vanuatu.


Any individual or organization in Vanuatu has the privilege to deal with merchandise import and export. A registered trade with concerned license as per the business is must for exporting and importing of commercial products from and into Vanuatu. According to products nature, certain goods for import/export may be subject to an authorization, license, rules of quality or packaging, standardization or special formalities.

Vanuatu Customs & Inland Revenue namely CIR is responsible for managing the security and integrity of Vanuatu’s borders, that is, detecting and deterring the unlawful movement of goods and people across the border.

The documents required for export to Vanuatu to take delivery of import cargo is also based on the product exporting, multilateral, bilateral or unilateral trade agreements, and other trade policies of Vanuatu government.


Generally in all countries there are three stages of process for export.    One time registration procedure to obtain export licence, documentation needed for exportation and Export customs clearance formalities.   Detailed information on these three stages of exports has been mentioned separately in this website.  You may click below those information links to know more about step by step procedures on how to export:


Export Registration and Licence procedures

Export Customs procedures

Export documents required


This post explains about different phases in export process that every exporter needs to go through for completing export from Vanuatu.



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