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ASYCUDA is a computerised customs management system which covers most foreign trade procedures. The system handles manifests and customs declarations, accounting procedures, transit and suspense procedures. This system was implemented in Dominica in 2009 and is presently used at all air and seaports on the island
The Customs & Excise Division is a division of the Ministry of Finance. Its responsibilities are:
The Dominica Air & Sea Port Authority (DASPA) is responsible for running all ports of entry on the island. They are the custodians of all cargo entering Dominica and are a separate entity from the Customs & Excise Division.
General information can be obtained by visiting the Customs Website at www.customs.gov.dm
A tariff is a tax levied on imports and/or exports. The Common External Tariff (CET) of CARICOM is based on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HS) an internationally standardized system and names numbers developed and maintained by the World Customs Organization (WCO) for classifying traded products. The CET provides the rates of Duty for all goods imported into Caricom Member States
The tariff can be found on the Customs Website at http://www.customs.gov.dm/customs-procedures/tariff
A duty calculator can be found at www.customs.gov.dm. Enter the item, value and quantity to calculate an estimate of the duties applicable
An adult will qualify for duty free concessions if they fall within any of the following categories:
Students are not entitled to motor vehicles duty free.
Returning Residents will be required to:
Further information can be found at:
There are over 30 brokers and brokerage companies in Roseau, Portsmouth and Marigot who are trained to prepare declarations using ASYCUDAWorld.