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There are no restrictions on the movement of freight. For more information, visit the official COVID-19 website.

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PMB 9012, La Casa D'Andrea E Luciano Building, Rue Pierre Lamy, Port Vila, VANUATU (+678) 33010  |

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About Us

Customs and Inland Revenue, namely CIR, is a large and diverse department with over 90 employees spread across Vanuatu.

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Opening Hours

  • Monday - Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm
  • Public Holidays Closed
  • Weekends Closed
We are an organization established to protect Vanuatu's border, facilitate trade and collect revenue.

We are an organization established to protect Vanuatu's border, facilitate trade and collect revenue.

The Customs and Inland Revenue (CIR) is the government agency with the job of protecting the community from potential risks arising from international trade and travel, while facilitating the legitimate movement of people and goods across the border and maximizing the collection of the government's revenue through taxes and licensing.

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Single Window Project

Since the decision was made to utilize ASYCUDA as the Vanuatu Electronic Single Window System,...

VAT Audit

In 1998, as part of the financial reform element of its Comprehensive Reform Program (CRP),...

Tax Agents

From the 1 April persons or entities wanting to charge fees for providing tax agent services must...

Return and Debt

The money that the Government uses to manage our country, provide education, health facilities, to...

Taxpayers Services

Inland Revenue Taxpayers Services section is one of the CIR's revenue sections which contribute...

Post Clearance Audit

Upon implementation of the electronic system and network ASYCUDA, Automated System for Customs...

Customs Revenue

All crafts, goods, and people crossing Vanuatu borders are required by Law to produce and complete a...

Border Control

Customs Border plays a vital role within the Department of Customs and Inland Revenue in executing and...

Latest Announcement

Instrument of Directions to Government Agencies Relating to COVID-19 (Amendment) Order No. 22 of 2021.

The deadline for payment of the annual tax is extended to 30 April 2021.

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FAQ - Travelers Concession

Concessions for unaccompanied personal effects are available for those who may be taking up residence in Vanuatu for the first time; and Returning Vanuatu residents after having been absent for at least 12 months in the previous two year period.

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

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