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What is the Customs Authority?

The Customs Authority, is the official name of the Customs administration service of Timor-Leste. It is the organization from which the Government of Timor-Leste controls what comes in, and what goes out of the country, including people, goods and vehicles,…

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What does semi-autonomous mean?

Article 2(1) of Decree Law 2/ 2020, states that the Customs Authority is an administrative service of the State, endowed with administrative autonomy. Furthermore, Article 2(2) of Decree Law 2/ 2020 states that the Customs Authority works in direct dependence…

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The Customs Authority helps the Government of Timor-Leste to control the movement of goods, vehicles, ships and aircraft that enter and leave the country.

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Declaring Goods on Arrival

When you arrive as a traveler into Timor-Leste, you are legally required to complete a Customs Arrival Declaration form.

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Customs Brokers

A customs broker is a private sector professional, who is licensed by the Timor-Leste Customs Authority to act on behalf of an importer or exporter in the clearance of their shipments.

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Import / Export Goods

The Customs Authority helps the Government of Timor-Leste to control the movement of goods, vehicles, ships, and aircraft that enter and leave the country.

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Circulars
December 2, 2022

Cooperation protocol between the Customs Authority and the Central Bank of Timor-Leste.

Cooperation protocol between the Customs Authority and the Central Bank of Timor-Leste dated March 15, 2021, concerning the exchange of information on money laundering, terrorism financing and underlying crimes....

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December 2, 2022

Decree Law N.º 36 /2012 of 18 July: Control of imports and exports of substances that deplete the ozone layer.

Aware of the negative impacts on health and the environment caused by the modification of the ozone layer, Timor-Leste ratified the Vienna Convention for the protection of the ozone layer and the Montreal...

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November 8, 2022

92,000 tones of coffee exported!

Dili, 12th September 2022 (TATOLI)- Deputy of Customs Exportation Department,Mr. Marcos de Oliveira informed that Timor-Leste was able to export coffee product up to 92.000 tonnes from January- August 2022...

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November 8, 2022

Tibar Bay Port Import Procedure

Approved import procedure for Tibar Bay Port...

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