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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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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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Client Service Charter

We are the Department of Customs and Inland Revenue. For the good of Vanuatu, our mission is to collect revenue, protect our borders and facilitate legitimate trade. Our Role is to Collect Government tax revenue, Protect our borders and our community from prohibited and restricted goods, Facilitate legitimate trade, and Enforce the law as it relates to international trade, travel and revenue.




Border Control

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

Corporate Services

Corporate Services Section is one of the supporting sections of Customs and Inland Revenue (CIR).

Customs Revenue

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

HR & Staff Development

Human Resource Development/Training and Staff Development is another section in the corporate...

Information Technology

The Customs and Inland Revenue (CIR) Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Section was...

Post Clearance Audit

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

Return and Debt

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

Tax Agents

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

  COVID-19 update: Vanuatu is currently Covid-Free. International travel restrictions are in place at the border.

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

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PMB 9012, Port Vila, VANUATU
Phone Number
+678 33010
+678 24544