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Procedure NameCustoms Clearance Certification for Motor Vehicles



Responsible Agency       

Eswatini Revenue Authority. 
Address: Portion 419 of Farm 50,

               Along MR103                   
               Ezulwini, Swaziland

Phone: (+268) 2406 4000/ 2406 4050

Fax: (+268) 2406 4001


Legal base of the Procedure

Customs and Excise Act, 1971


 Non Applicable


Required Documents


Type of information



Original Invoice

Supporting documents to be determined by the origin of motor vehicle, value of motor vehicle, and the purpose of the motor vehicle.
2 An import permit
3 Manufacturer’s certificate (where CCC application is for a new motor vehicle)
4 Endorsed exit note;
5 Proof of payment (that will speak to import declaration)
6 Export certificate


Process Steps

Step 1

Submit the import declaration(s) for motor vehicles at the border through which the vehicle enters the country. Lodge inward transit.


Step 2

Within 2 days, the declarant shall report arrival of the motor vehicle at the inland office and lodges warehouse declaration.

Step 3 The declarant then lodges declaratioon for home consumption (IM4) within 2 years (unless havng requested an extension). Pays customs and VAT due. 
Step 4 Applies for customs clearance certificate (CCC) after paying VAT and Customs.
Step 5 Receives the CCC. 





The following form/s are used in this procedure
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This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Declaration of good imported or exportedDuty/Tax PayableEswatini Revenue AuthorityEvery importer of goods shall, within seven days of the date on which such goods are deemed to have been imported or within such further time as the Commissioner may allow, make due entry of those goods, in the form prescribed, and declare to the truth of such entry. Trader should fill in a form declaring the good imported or exported by aircraft, overland, post.The Customs and Excise Act, 197109-09-9999Good
Application for Customs Clearance CertificatesDuty/Tax PayableEswatini Environment Authority (EEA)After declaring importation, no such goods may be removed from a duty warehouse or appropriated for use by the owner prior to or without the issuing of such certificate, invoice or other document.Customs Clearance Certificates shall be applied for and issued at the Inland offices at The Plaza, Corporate Place. Mbabane and Manzini Regional Office (MRO), Matsapha.The Customs and Excise Act, 197109-09-9999Good
Declaration of inward transit for motor vehiclesDuty/Tax PayableEswatini Revenue AuthorityAn inward transit declaration shall be made for motor vehicles imported from non-SACU countries and which are covered by a bond. The transit shall be acquitted by an appropriately framed warehouse declaration (IM7) or an import declaration for home use (IM 4) which is properly linked to the transit declaration (IM 8) in order to enable generation of manifest and acquittal of the transit note (T1)The Customs and Excise Act, 197109-09-9999Good