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About Customs

The South African Customs Administration plays an integral role in the facilitation of movement of goods and people entering or exiting the borders of South Africa. Our vision is to offer a world-class Customs service which contributes to the stability, health and prosperity of the country, region and world. Customs Objectives The Customs mandate […]

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Rule Amendments 2019

The amendments to the Customs and Excise Rules are made in terms of the Customs and Excise Act, 1964 by Notice in the Gazette. The Notices are arranged according to the publication date and grouped in the different years of issue, which can be accessed on the navigation pane above. An implementation date that falls on […]

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Temporary Storage

The purpose of a temporary storage facility is to provide for the storage of goods until customs formalities have been complied with and release of the goods has been granted.  All temporary storage facilities must be approved by Customs, which reserves the right to request security in an acceptable form. These temporary storage facilities […]

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Travellers

[…] the SARS TV channel. Or you can view the Traveller Declaration system presentation delivered during the webinar here. The webinar provided more information about the new traveller declaration system. SARS Customs intends running a pilot project at King Shaka International Airport starting 29 November 2022. The system will progressively be implemented at all South African ports of […]

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SWP Contact

Customs Offices and Contacts All telephone calls to Customs offices are routed automatically to the SARS Contact Centre on 0800 00 7277. This process has been introduced at SARS offices around the country in order to offer clients improved tracking and tracing of queries, as well as a single telephone number or point […]

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Customs Endorsement Documents Requirements

[…] a place of destination in South Africa ​ ​SAD 505 and DA 187 Direct removal of goods in transit to a place of destination outside the common customs area e.g. Angola, Zambia ​ ​SAD 502 and DA 187 Direct removal of goods to a foreign going vessel in South African waters Ship spares ​ ​SAD […]

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MAAs on Customs

The purpose of the agreements regarding mutual administrative assistance between two or more customs administrations is to – enable the administrations to exchange information provide each other with technical assistance undertake surveillance and investigations together, with, and on behalf of, each other co-operate with each other in order to enhance the efficiency of their […]

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How we collect tax

[…] South Africa. It is levied at the standard rate of 15%, but provision for exemptions of certain goods or services exists.   Find out more about VAT. Customs Duty Ordinary Customs Duty is levied on imported goods classifiable in Schedule No. 1 Part 1of the Customs and Excise Act, 1964. South Africa is a […]

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Authorised Economic Operator (AEO)

What’s new? 8 December 2023 – New automated process for AEOs: Section 64E has been updated to enable Customs registrants or licensees to submit their application for accreditation electronically. The existing manual processes have been automated on the Customs Operational Portal. All applications for the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) programme must be done using […]

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Tariff Amendments 2013

The Tariff Amendments are made in terms of the Customs and Excise Act, 1964 by Notice in the Gazette. The Notices are arranged according to the publication date and grouped in the different years of issue, which can be accessed on the navigation pane above. The implementation date has been indicated in bold where it differs […]

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