Forms & documents

This section gives you access to Customs’ forms, documents, and publications. It includes corporate and legal texts; technical lists and guidelines; Customs publications, magazines; fact sheets covering all the significant areas, regulations and protocols of Customs’ border operations; and copies of all official Customs forms and documents relating to applications and declarations, both commercial and private.

Within this section

  • Corporate documents

    The executive paper trail includes annual reports, strategies, briefing papers, statements of intent, financial reports, and analytical assessments.

  • Fact sheets

    Fact sheets provide up-to-date specific information for areas of Customs' activity, particularly the importing and exporting of goods.

  • Forms

    Whether registering, applying, requesting or declaring, there’s a form for every occasion.​

  • IPR notices

    ​Detailed list of Trade Mark and Copyright Notices accepted by the New Zealand Customs Service.

  • Legal documents

    Here you will find relevant legal documents which relate to Customs activities.​

  • Technical lists & guides

    Hard information, brochures, operational instructions, codes and detailed lists covering the technical aspects of Customs’ importing and exporting requirements.​

  • Tariff documents

    ​The Working Tariff Document is a consolidation sourced from two legislative bases, the Tariff Act 1988 and the Customs and Excise Act 1996. The Consolidated List of Approvals collates all tariff concession approvals.

  • Customs and Excise Act Review

    ​The 91 submissions and nine Cabinet papers, and related papers are available here.

  • Border sector documents

    Documents relating to the Border sector, and the Joint Border Management System.

  • Publications & newsletters

    Access to current and back issues of ‘Contraband’ our quarterly magazine.​

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