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Making sure that you understand and follow the correct rules and regulations when importing or exporting goods is important. In addition to customs related documents, we have included relevant laws, procedures or conventions that may apply to other government agencies or relevant international organizations.


Type Agency Description TT PT EN
Law APORTIL 1st Amendment to Decree-Law no. 19/2003, of 8 October (Timor-Leste Ports Tariff Regulation) (Decree Law: 28/2015) kq54e
Law APORTIL Regulation of Port Fees and Charges (Decree Law: 19/2003) ay3hh
Law Customs Authority Customs Code (Decree Law: 14/2017) 7r4ua
Constitution Government of Timor-Leste Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste q57s5
Law Government of Timor-Leste Penal Code of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (Decree Law: 19/2009) mw1qh
Law Polícia Nacional de Timor-Leste Criminal Procedure Code (Decree Law: 13/2005) cuzea
Publication Ministry of Finance Timor-Leste Strategic Plan (2011-2030) nzi0
Law APORTIL Establishment of the Port Authority and the Approval of the By Laws (Decree Law: 03/2003) yu8i2
Publication Asian Development Bank ADB: Country Operations Business Plan – Timor-Leste (2021-2023) 4gxkz
Publication Asian Development Bank ADB: Trade and Maritime Transport Trends in the Pacific tzv9o
Law Commission for Anti-Corruption Law on Anti-corruption Measures (Law: 7/2020) d3400
Circular Customs Authority Directory of Customs Brokers 7z7zq
Circular Customs Authority List of goods that may require some level of regulatory control by the Direcção National da Farmacia e Medicamentos 2yrwl
Circular Customs Authority Customs Hotline Poster vpos9
Circular Customs Authority A Brief Guide on Commercial Invoices, Incoterms and the Harmonized System p2vmm
Circular Customs Authority Harmonized System: A Comprehensive Guide for Customs Brokers and Businesses in Timor-Leste fj2gk
Publication ASEAN ASEAN in Business Survey Report (2020) 6lqtq
Publication GIZ Fact Sheet: Advice and Training on Martine Related Industry ujsgb
Publication Government of Timor-Leste Timor-Leste Rapid Market Resilience Assessment (2020) 25poc
Publication Government of Timor-Leste Timor-Leste Rapid Market Resilience Assessment (2020) gthoh
Publication Government of Timor-Leste Enhanced Cooperation and Integration between Indonesia and Timor-Leste: Scoping Study (2019) w2v51
Publication United Nations ASYCUDA Compendium 2020: Partnerships for Sustainable Development lmn6k
Publication United Nations United Nations Basic Texts (2020) u308a
Publication USAID Country Development Cooperation Strategy (2020-2025) kgkwz
Publication World Customs Organization Benefits of the Revised Kyoto Convention (2010) 324tm
Publication World Customs Organization WCO Risk Management Compendium: Volume 1 oqij6
Publication World Customs Organization Information booklet on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS) bgq2f
Agreement ASEAN ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA) vfnq1
Agreement World Trade Organization Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) yhv22
Agreement World Trade Organization WTO Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS) q068a
Convention United Nations Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations (1946) xzcma
Convention United Nations Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (1961) io21a
Convention United Nations Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (1963) anrkn
Convention United Nations Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Specialised Agencies (1947) zvfea
Convention World Customs Organization Revised Arusha Declaration b4lcg
Convention World Customs Organization International Convention on the Simplification and Harmonization of Customs Procedures (Revised Kyoto Convention: Full Text) n91hq
Convention World Customs Organization Guidelines on Clearance and other Customs formalities (Kyoto Convention – General Annex – Chapter 3) nogzq
Convention World Customs Organization Guidelines on Duties and Taxes (Kyoto Convention – General Annex – Chapter 4) umg50
Convention World Customs Organization Guidelines on Information, Decisions and Rulings Supplied by Customs (Kyoto Convention – General Annex – Chapter 9) dj7tp
Diploma Customs Authority Customs Tariff of Timor-Leste (Ministerial Diploma: 12/2020) hwksz
Diploma Customs Authority Types of fees and charges due for services provided by the Customs Authority and respective amounts (Ministerial Diploma: 5/2021) sv9pe
Diploma Customs Authority Application of statutory regimes for late payment interest and compensatory interest within customs (Ministerial Diploma: 6/2021) 8jtbk
Diploma Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Functional Organic Structure of the Directorate-General for Agriculture of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (Diploma: 1/2020) fc3yr
Diploma Ministry of Interior Organic-Functional Structure of the Ministry of the Interior (Ministerial Diploma: 28/2021) fsq3p
Diploma Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Industry Organic Regulation of the Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Industry (Ministerial Diploma: 52/2019) rq65i
Diploma Ministry of Transport and Communications Internal Regulations of the Civil Aviation Authority of Timor-Leste, IP (AACTL, IP) (Ministerial Diploma: 29/GMTC/X/2018) ugh0a
International Standard World Customs Organization WCO SAFE Framework of Standards (2018 Edition) jss3x
Law Customs Authority Customs Authority New Organic Structure Decree Law_ 2_2020 shkbe
Law Government of Timor-Leste Establishes the Minimum Safety and Regulatory Requirements Applicable to Ships Transporting Goods Not Covered by the 1974 SOLAS Convention (Decree Law: 4/2003) g2diw
Law Government of Timor-Leste Tax Benefit Schemes on Car Imports by Diplomatic and Consular Missions and Their Employees (Decree Law: 6/2007) c1rtv
Law Government of Timor-Leste Maritime Authority System (Decree Law: 39/2020) gta4s
Law Government of Timor-Leste Timor-Leste Investment and Export Promotion Agency IP (Decree Law: 45/2015) s6zcd
Law Government of Timor-Leste Law to Combat Illicit Drug Trafficking (Law No. 2/2017) ue1x1
Law Government of Timor-Leste Law on Prevention and Fight against Trafficking in Persons and Fourth Amendment to the Penal Code (Law No. 3/2017) a4fm8
Law Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries First amendment to Decree-Law no 19/2019, of July 31, which approves the Organic Law of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (Decree Law: 58/2020) og12i
Law Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Organization of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (Decree Law: 18/2008) ttdmh
Law Ministry of Health Organic Statute of the Ministry of Health (Decree Law: 1/2008) r6sno
Law Ministry of Health Autonomous Drug and Medical Equipment Service (Decree: 02/2004) c4sth
Law Ministry of Health Law on the Importation of Pharamaceuticals (Decree Law: 12/2004) io87s
Law Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Downstream Sector Law (Decree Law: 01/2012) gfrwo
Law Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Institute of Petroleum and Geology (Decree Law: 33/2012) nz3qq
Law Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Industry First amendment to Decree-Law no. 12/2019, of June 14, on the Organic Law of the Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Industry (Decree Law: 66/2020) 1fgjb
Law Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Industry Organization of the Ministry of Tourism, Commerce and Industry (Decree Law: 12/2019) a801a
Law Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Industry Disposal, Import and Production of Bags, Packaging and Other Objects of Plastic (Decree Law: 37/2020) cgzjm
Law Ministry of Transport and Communications Organic Law of the Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications (Decree Law: 20/2016) vpf29
Law Ministry of Transport and Communications Basic Law of the Road Transport System (Decree Law: 2/2003) iu089
Law Ministry of Transport and Communications Conditions and Procedures to Observe Regarding the Import of Motor Vehicles (Decree Law: 30/2011) 21mo1
Law Polícia Nacional de Timor-Leste Juridical Regime for Passports (Decree Law: 44/2008) 7qisa
Law Polícia Nacional de Timor-Leste Granting of Visit Visas and Transit Visas on Arrival in Timor-Leste (Decree Law: 5/2010) 8gq8h
Law Polícia Nacional de Timor-Leste Import, Transport, Storage and Use of Explosive Products for Civil, Petroleum and Mineral Construction Activities (Decree Law: 7/2020) pis99
Law Polícia Nacional de Timor-Leste Legal regime for the import, production, trade, possession and use of bladed weapons (Decree Law: 30/2014) vtx23
Law Polícia Nacional de Timor-Leste Organic Law of the National Police of Timor-Leste (PNTL) (Decree Law: 8/2014) tooj8
Law Polícia Nacional de Timor-Leste Migration and Asylum (Law: 11/2017) pia8s
Law Scientific and Criminal Investigation Police Structure of the Scientific and Criminal Investigation Police (Decree Law: 15/2014) ad3o7
Law Scientific and Criminal Investigation Police 1st Amendment to Decree-Law no. 15/2014, of 14 May (Organic of the Scientific Police and Criminal Investigation) (Decree Law: 21/2014) wntj2
Law SERVE Business Registration and Verification of Service (Decree Law: 35/2012) kby6i
Law Polícia Nacional de Timor-Leste Approves the Organic Law of the Ministry of the Interior and makes the second amendment to Decree-Law no. 9/2009 Organic Law of the PNTL, and the second amendment to Decree-Law no. 2009 Organic Law of the Migration Service (Decree Law: 47/2020) bmhgg
Law Tax Authority Taxes and Duties Act (Decree Law: 8/2008) zz7xd
Law Trade Invest Regulation Of Procedures For Private Investment (Decree No: 2/2018) p0q8f
Law Trade Invest Private Investment Law (Law: 15/2017) 5r0h0
Resolution Government of Timor-Leste Adoption of the Rules of the Revised Arusha Declaration World Customs Organization (Government Resolution: 42/2016) if3en
Resolution Government of Timor-Leste Adoption of the Rules of the Revised Arusha Declaration World Customs Organization (Government Resolution: 42/2016) ta8cj
Resolution Government of Timor-Leste Exceptional and temporary licensing of the Port Infrastructure of Cement Timor Trading, SA and the Port of Lai-Ara Unipessoal, Limitada, for Fuel Import and Storage Operations (Government Resolution: 21/2017) 2txrj
Resolution Government of Timor-Leste Adopts the ASYCUDA World Computer System as a Platform for the Implementation of the Single Electronic Window of Timor-Leste (Government Resolution: 24/2017) rikxy
Resolution Government of Timor-Leste Deferral of payment of customs duties and other charges for goods donated to the State and acquired by the State (Government Resolution: 1/2018) u61f2
Circular Customs Authority Harmonized System: A Guided Learning Booklet 3n75t
Circular Customs Authority A Brief Guide on Complying with Regulations 4437s
Circular Customs Authority A Brief Guide on Bonded Warehouses and Temporary Storage Facilities 3nco9
Procedure Customs Authority Example of DAU – Declaração Aduaneira Única 1o8gh
Procedure Customs Authority Example of Assessment Notice kahy8
Procedure Customs Authority Example of Exit Note 3irct
Publication Customs Authority Customs Authority Strategic Plan fubta
Publication World Bank Timor-Leste Economic Report: Charting a New Path (May 2021) yjiku
Procedure Customs Authority Standard Operating Procedure for Clearance of Duitable Goods in Travelers Accompanied Baggage 2s1u9
Publication Customs Authority Customs Authority Client Service Charter and Standards (2021) wvo44
Circular Customs Authority CA Organizational Chart (Decree Law 2_2020) zovma
Procedure Customs Authority Standard Operating Procedure for Container Transfer between Customs Controlled Areas 85m24
Procedure Customs Authority Standard Operating Procedure for Provisional Declaration for COVID-19 Vaccines – 2021 2x6nl
Procedure Customs Authority Standard Operating Procedure for Temporary Admission of Goods Using a Carnet (2020) yi3i2
Procedure Customs Authority Standard Operating Procedure for Manual Acquittal of Bills of Lading from the ASYCUDA World Manifest 7yrj6
Procedure Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Quarantine Requirements for Importation of Goods n1v08
Procedure Customs Authority Licensing and Operational Rules for Bonded Warehousing for General Goods and Finished Excisable Goods -2019 wv6b9
Agreement APORTIL Licensing Operation Rules for Temporary Storage Areas Under Customs Control-2019 5r9q
Form Customs Authority Application Form for Temporary Storage Licence nr2el
Policy Customs Authority Customs Bonded Warehouse (General and Finished Excise Goods) Legal Provisions 7ix78
Form Customs Authority Application for a Bonded Warheouse License or Renewal of License 6olwe
Form Customs Authority Self Assessment Guide for Operating a Bonded Warehouse 5jmhr
Publication Customs Authority Customs Authority Time Release Study 2019 ctn9f
Publication Government of Timor-Leste Timor-Leste Economic Recovery Plan (August 2020) ucuos
Procedure Customs Authority Customs Assessment Check List for Temporary Storage kzd5c
Procedure Customs Authority Customs Assessment Check List for Bonded Warehouses rdth3
Procedure Customs Authority Standard Operating Procedure for Customs Clearance of the Diplomatic Bag from Accredited Diplomatic Missions dk1ol
Procedure Customs Authority Standard Operating Procedure for Export clearance Process for Dili Seaport and other Dili areas 2021 gp44r
Procedure Customs Authority Standard Operating Procedure for Streamlined Import Clearance Process for Dili Seaport and other Dili areas 2021 6ebtu
Plan Customs Authority Customs Autority Customs Trade Portal Monitoring and Evaluation Plan 2021-2023 6vcn9
Plan Customs Authority Customs Authority Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Plan (2021-2023) b0rrs
Form SERVE Application for Business License (including renewal) otwdh
Form Customs Authority Self Assessment Guide for Operating a Temporary Storage Area Under Customs Control xwpxm

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