- The Six (6) Pointed Star represents the six provinces of Vanuatu under our border jurisdictions. TORBA, SANMA, PENAMA, MALAMPA, SHEFA and TAFEA provinces of which all CIR offices have been established.
- The Namele Leaves signifies enforcement of our powers provided for under the Vanuatu laws. Powers to enforce restrictions and prohibition policies. When a namele leave is displayed on a building it prohibits people to enter the building.
- The Gongs reflects our authority as Customs Officers. Gongs when hit makes a sound that brings the people together for a meeting. A person with high authority would normally call for this meeting to sort out issues regarding or affecting the people they have the authority over. In short the gong signifies authority.
- The Pig’s Tusk is our local money and reflects our core objective; Revenue collection. The tusk alone is also highly respected, considered to be very valuable.
- Customs is an authority or agency in Vanuatu responsible for collecting and safeguarding customs duties and 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.
- Revenue represents all revenue collected by the CIR department in regards to the laws and regulations required by the Vanuatu Government.
We also have the national logo on the top which means we abide by the laws of Vanuatu whilst having God as our guidance