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Newsroom

Welcome to the Vanuatu Department of Customs and Inland Revenue (DCIR) Newsroom. This section includes a wide variety of news from DCIR including media releases and publications.

Examination of cargo at import and export is a crucial part of Customs operations, both for the purpose of protecting Government revenue and our borders. Examinations can be done either at the Ports or at Traders’ premises.

To ensure goods are well accounted for under Customs control, Importers can only take custody of their imported goods provided that a Customs Release Order or a Container Pass, authorizing the release of the goods, is presented to the Cargo Handlers at our ports of entries.

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Who We Are?

Customs and Inland Revenue, is a large and diverse department with over 100 employees spread across Vanuatu. With Office locations in Port Vila and Luganville and the provincial centers at Lenakel, Lakatoro, Saratamata and Sola.

What We Do?

A government agency with a purpose, to protect the community from potential risks arising from international trade and travel, while facilitating the legitimate movement of people and goods across the border, and collect legislated government revenue.

Where to find us?

Address
La Casa D'Andrea E Luciano Building, Rue Pierre Lamy, PMB 9012, Port Vila, VANUATU
Phone Number
+678 33010
+678 24544