To apply for a drawback you will need to submit an electronic export entry for drawback clearance at least six working hours before the goods are loaded for export. Be aware that:
a TSW client registration (also known as a client code) is required. Applications are made on form NZCS 224
the entry type must be shown as drawback.
the import entry number on which duty was paid must be listed.
you may be required to produce the goods for examination.
invoices and other documents may be required to verify the claim
an export entry transaction fee will be payable.
If you are a private client please contact the Service Delivery team at your local Customs office who will assist you with the lodgement of an electronic export entry.
If you export and regularly claim drawback, there may be provision to lodge periodic drawback entries with us.
You may be able to lodge a 'late drawback' if the goods have already been exported.
Special provisions apply to the drawback of GST.
For more information on drawbacks refer to Fact Sheet 1 or contact your local Customs office.
This detail was last updated on
Tuesday, 31 May 2016