Tel: (473) 440-2239 / 2240 / 3588  

What We Do

The Customs and Excise Division is responsible for:

  • Processing of documents for the importation and exportation of goods
  • Collection of import and export duties (customs revenue)
  • Accounting for customs revenue
  • Facilitating tax refunds
  • Enforcing import and export prohibitions and restrictions in accordance with laws
  • Encouraging compliance by facilitating the clearance of legitimate imports and exports at ports, airports, warehouses, parcel post, courier services and sufferance wharves
  • Facilitating the entry and departure of ships and aircrafts to and from ports, airports and marinas
  • Facilitating bonds and deposits relative to import and exports, including private warehouses and in-bond facilities
  • Facilitating concessions
  • Seizure of drugs and contraband items
  • Processing of air and sea passengers and their baggage
  • Facilitating stakeholders outside of working hours

Customs Legislation (available at the Government Printery)

  • Customs Legislation
  • Common External Tariff
  • Value Added Tax Act
  • Customs Service Charge Act
  • Environmental Levy Act
  • Movement of Persons Act
  • Petrol Tax Act
  • Yachting Act

Structure of Division

  • Comptroller of Customs
  • Deputy Comptrollers of Customs
  • Administrators
  • Supervisors
  • Senior Officers
  • Class I Officers
  • Class II Officers
  • Customs Guards

The following Duties and Taxes are currently administered by the Customs Division:

  • Common External Tariff (CET)
  • Value Added Tax (VAT)
  • Customs Service Charge (CSC)
  • Environmental Levy (EVL)
  • Excise Tax (EXT)
  • Petrol Tax (PET)

Customs & Excise Division

We are committed to offering a world-class customs clearing service to our customers by delivering excellent customer care. We aim to provide you with easy access to contacts who can deal with your feedback and comments on our service. If you have any general customs related queries our staff can answer your questions so that your customs clearing experience is smooth and trouble-free.


A. Belfon

Comptroller of Customs (Ag)

Contact us

  gdcustoms (@)
  Burns Point, The Carenage, St. George's

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