- Start importing
- Prohibited and restricted imports
- Import animals
- Commercial ships and cruise liners
- Lodge your import entry
- Preferential tariff duty rates
- Customs exchange rates
- Import payments and refunds
- Deferred accounts for importers
- Deferred accounts for brokers
- Import forms and documents
- What is Excise?
- Apply for a licence
- Lodge your excise entry
- Claim excise duty remission or refund
- Pay excise duty and other charges
- Apply for excise duty credit or drawback
- Moving excisable items
- Changing, suspending or cancelling your licence
- Amend, surrender or transfer your licence
- Change your entry or payment timeframe
- Customs-Controlled Areas
- Excise forms and documents
From 1 October 2018 Customs will have a new Act. The changes mainly affect our business customers. Find out what this may mean for your business.
Direct Access Agreements
The Intelligence and Security Act 2017 enables the Minister in Charge of the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) to enter into agreements with the Ministers of Internal Affairs, Immigration, Customs, and Police for direct access to certain databases that are necessary for NZSIS to perform its functions.
The Minister in Charge of NZSIS has entered into an agreement with the Minister of Customs to access Customs’ CUSMOD database for specific information where necessary. This direct access agreement takes effect on 1 April 2017.
The agreement, Direct Access Agreement - Customs and NZSIS (PDF 12 MB), is in accordance with the Intelligence and Security Act 2017. The agreement refers to sections 10, 10(1)(b)(iii), 131(2)(b), and 171 respectively.