Legal Document

Title: Items that require an import permit from the Ministry of Finance
Type: Regulation
Issuing Agency: Ministry of Finance
Responsible Agency: Ministry of Finance
Issuing Date: 31-12-9999

Items Requiring an Import Permit

Please find listed below items for which permits are required, this list is not exhaustive. Items are added and taken off as the government dictates.

  1. Used Motor Vehicles
  2. Used Earthmoving Equipment
  3. Used Clothing
  4. Used Tires/ Tire Casings
  5. Used Footwear
  6. Used Textiles
  7. Mineral Fuels
  8. Mineral Oils
  9. Automotive Parts
  10. Arms
  11. Drugs
  12. Gold and Other Precious Metals
  13. Wild Animal Products
  14. Agricultural Products (wheat, flour, dairy, maize, rice)
  15. Electrical appliances
  16. Human Remains
  17. Meat/Animals

Clearance of Imported Goods

Clearance of imported goods is effected at Customs, where final valuation for duty purpose is determined and a Customs Clearance certificate issued.

Application for Import Permit

Application for an import permit shall be made in writing to the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Finance and application forms are obtainable from the Ministry of Finance, Office 105, Telephone #: 2404-8145. Contact Person is Mr Malangeni Mhlabane.


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