Businesses, Agents and Trade Professionals

Commercial goods and samples


Business travellers carrying commercial goods or samples may need to obtain permits for their goods depending on the nature of the goods, regardless of value. Quarantine and wildlife regulations and other restrictions may also apply to certain goods.

Laptop computers and other similar electronic equipment for personal use may also be brought in duty free provided the Department is satisfied you are taking these goods with you on departure.

Temporary importation of commercial goods Carnets may be obtained for temporary duty free entry of goods, that are subject to international agreements, such as commercial samples, goods for international exhibitions, equipment for major sporting events, professional television and film equipment etc. Contact your local Chamber of Commerce for application details.


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