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Fiji

ITEMS NOT ALLOWED

  • Firearms and ammunition
  • Weapons
  • Drugs
  • Agricultural material
  • Communications equipment including transceivers
  • Pornographic books and magazines

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • Passport
  • Work Permit
  • Residence Permit
  • Customs Baggage Declaration Form (CE 111) must be signed in the presence of a Customs Officer
  • Inventory, detailed (PBO – “packed by owner”, miscellaneous, bedroom, etc. NOT acceptable description)

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS

  • CUSTOMER MUST BE IN COUNTRY TO CLEAR SHIPMENT (STORAGE CHARGES INCURRED FOLLOWING A DELAY IN COMPLYING WITH THIS CONDITION ARE FOR THE CUSTOMER’S ACCOUNT)
  • Household goods and personal effects may be imported duty-free, in reasonable quantities, for first time residents, provided the items arrive within 12 months of Customer’s arrival
  • Returning Fiji residents must prove that effects have been owned and used for at least 12 months
  • All shipments are inspected by Customs and Quarantine officials

DUTIABLE/RESTRICTED ITEMS

  • Alcohol, tobacco and food products
  • Boats, engines and trailers
  • Personal computers
  • Goods intended for trade or business
  • Gifts
  • Any item that may have had contact with soil (lawn mowers, bikes, golf clubs, gardening tools, etc.) must be clearly marked on the inventory and easily accessible

VEHICLES

  • Severe import restrictions and duty rates apply
  • Must contact the Destination Agent for full details before importing
  • Steam cleaning required prior to import
  • Must have been owned minimum one year to qualify for lower rate of duty
  • Additional charges payable for clearance and related formalities

IMPORTANT: This information is intended for general guidance. Forward Van Lines International cannot take responsibility for any errors or oversights or for any loss or damage that may occur from its use. It is advisable to contact the FijiEmbassyat http://www.fijiembassydc.com/ for moreinformation prior to your shipping.

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