COVID-19 DCIR Updates

Public Notice

No: 009/2022: YEAR 2022 ROAD TAX REFUNDS

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, The Government through the Council of Ministers (COM Decision No.036 of 2022) made a decision to cancel all Road Taxes for this year, 2022.

For those who have paid for their road taxes and needing a refund, you are to provide the following documents:

1. Receipt of your Road Tax Payment

2. Bank confirmation of your bank account from your respective bank.

Read More with Links below:

ENGLISH:        Public Notice No: 009/2022

BISLAMA:        Notis iko long Pablik Numba: 009/2022

FRANCAIS:      Avis au public No: 009/2022


No: 008/2022: Cancellation of Taxes and Charges

 In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, The Government through the Council of Ministers (COM Decision No.036 of 2022) has introduced a number of measures to stimulate and assist the economy with its national recovery efforts. 

These measures include the cancellation of the following Taxes and Charges AS FROM 1ST JANUARY 2022.

Read More with Links below:

ENGLISH:        Public Notice No: 008/2022

BISLAMA:        Notis iko long Pablik Numba: 008/2022

FRANCAIS:      Avis au public No: 008/2022


DCIR Returns and Payments


Due to the current lockdown, Taxpayer Services section of the Inland Revenue Division of DCIR is currently OPEN with COVID-19 precautionary measures in place.

Taxpayers wishing to file their VAT Returns online, please email it through to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To make Payments, we advice that you deposit directly to one of the accounts listed below and Please email us copies of your remittance advice for our records and processing requirements.


BANK Name Account Details Additional Information




A/C Name: Government of Vanuatu Inland Revenue  Account

A/C Number: 0001008004


To be used for both VAT and DCIR Collections

For DCIR narrative, use the unique identifier produced by ESW system. Ensure it is not able to be mixed up with the VAT TINs 




A/C Name: Online Payment DCIR A/C

A/C Number: 00229663010096


Only BRED Customers




A/C Name: Vanuatu Government Operation a/c

A/C Number: 1582850



For the narratives, please use the below formats:

  1. Monthly Return payment = VAT- TIN Month Year

E.g. VAT-153128-M92021 (month in this example is September, so it is initialed as M9)

  1. Quarterly Returns Payment = VAT-TIN-Quarter-Year

E.g. VAT- 153128- Q3 - 2021


Other license fees and charges may be considered once the situation eases, we will further advise on the progresses as they are determined.


Please Click Here to access a copy of the above public notice for more information. 


Thank you for your understanding.

TPS Section


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