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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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International Travellers

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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Doing Business

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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Doing Business

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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September 1, 2021

Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)

Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)...

Publications
September 1, 2021

Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)

Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)...

Circulars
July 13, 2021

Harmonized System: A Comprehensive Guide for Customs Brokers and Businesses in Timor-Leste.

The Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System of Tariff Nomenclature, generally referred to as the Harmonized System (HS) is an international nomenclature defined by the World Customs Organization...

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July 13, 2021

Customs Hotline Poster

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July 13, 2021

List of goods that may require some level of regulatory control by the Direcção National da Farmacia e Medicamentos

Below is a list of goods that may require some level of regulatory control by the Direcção National da Farmacia e Medicamentos. Regulatory requirements sometimes change at short notice, so you should always...

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July 13, 2021

Directory of Customs Brokers

The information provided is for guidance only, and the Customs Authority is not responsible for any incorrect or incomplete details nor any level of service provided. Please contact each Customs Broker...

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