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Obtain registration as importer
(last modified: 23/07/2020)

Timeframe ( see details )

Waiting time until next step

0 mn  -  0 mn
1 day  -  2 days

Contact details

Entity in charge

Cook Islands Customs Services

Avarua , Rarotonga
Tel: 682 29510 / 682 55368
Email: customs.info@cookislands.gov.ck
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Trade and Revenue Assurance

Mon: 08:00 - 16:00
Tue: 08:00 - 16:00
Wed: 08:00 - 16:00
Thu: 08:00 - 16:00
Fri: 08:00 - 16:00
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Helen Turua

Customs Officer - Revenue Assurance and Client Services
Tel: 682 29510
Email: helen.turua@cookislands.gov.ck, customs.application@cookislands.gov.ck

Expected results

Client code approval
Supplier code approval

Requirements

Identity of the importer
1. Client code application Form 077
Client code application Form 077
2. Certificate of Incorporation
Certificate of Incorporation
For a sole trader, partnership, Club/Society/Charity and Other Organisation a name of approval certificate is required from Ministry of Justice.
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Valid Identification
A form of photo ID is required
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Revenue Managment Number confirmation letter
Identity of the overseas supplier
1. Supplier Code application Form 076
Supplier Code application Form 076
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Commercial Invoice

Time frame

Attention at counter: min   5mn - max   10mn
Waiting time until next step: min   1 day - max   2 days

Legal justification

1. Customs Revenue and Border Protection Act

Additional information

This application along with the required supporting documents should then be delivered in person or emailed to "customs.application@cookislands.gov.ck". The codes will then be sent to recipient via email by a Customs officer.

Complaints: Revenue Management Division

Entity in charge

Revenue Management Division

Unit in charge

Cook Islands Customs Services

Mon: 08:00 - 16:00
Tue: 08:00 - 16:00
Wed: 08:00 - 16:00
Thu: 08:00 - 16:00
Fri: 08:00 - 16:00
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Maria Matua Ioane

Senior Customs Officer - Trade and Revenue Assurance
Tel: 682 29510 ext 7010
Email: maria.matua@cookislands.gov.ck, customs.info@cookislands.gov.ck
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