Visiting NZ, immigrating or receiving personal items from overseas
Importing, or bringing items from overseas to sell in New Zealand
Travelling abroad, migrating or sending items overseas
Exporting, or selling items from New Zealand overseas
The reference 75 concession allows limited duty free entry of presents or gifts, except tobacco products, sent from abroad to a resident in New Zealand. This concession is intended to cover gifts of a personal nature, sent from a person overseas.
Customs is launching its annual passenger survey which helps to continually improve service delivery at the border.
A Border Clearance Levy comes into effect on 1 January 2016 to fund border clearance activities to help keep New Zealand safe from harmful pests, people and dangerous substances, and maintain current levels of service.
Starting 1 January 2016, New Zealand Customs Service will no longer be accepting payments through Diners and AMEX credit cards.
We’ve launched a series of interactive guides about Free Trade Agreements and steps to claiming tariff preference under them (imports and exports). You may find these useful if you’re an importer, exporter or broker.
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