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Obtain Shipping Documents from Shipping Agent  (1) expand_more expand_less
Receive Inspection and Obtain Quarantine Clearance  (2) expand_more expand_less
Get clearance by Health  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Customs clearance at main ports office  (3) expand_more expand_less
Final import release of goods at seaport  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Submit import documents
(last modified: 22/09/2020)

Timeframe ( ver detalles )

Espera hasta paso siguiente

10 mn  -  40 mn
5 days  -  10 days

Contact details

Entity in charge

Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS)

Bikenibeu , Tarawa
Tel: 75228000
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Public and Environmental Health Unit

Mon: 09:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 17:15
Tue: 09:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 17:15
Wed: 09:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 17:15
Thu: 09:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 17:15
Fri: 09:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 17:15
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Ms. Maritaake Ioane

Health Inspector
Tel: 74028100 Extension 292
Email: ioaneruim@gmail.com

Expected results

Appointment for Health Permit Appointment for Health Permit

Requirements

1.
Manifest (Cargo)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Health Certificate from Exporting Country

Time frame

Importers/clients are kindly urged to submit the necessary documents as early as possible prior to arrival of consignments to ensure timely clearance and release upon arrival of imported goods.
Waiting time in queue: max  10mn
Attention at counter: min   10mn - max   30mn
Waiting time until next step: min   5 days - max   10 days

Legal justification

1. Food Safety Act, 2006
Food Safety Act, 2006
Article 12and13
2. Food Regulations and Standards, 2014

Additional information

The same procedure is mandatory which applies to all other imported food items.

Complaints: Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS)

Entity in charge

Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS)

Bikenibeu , Tarawa
Tel: 75228000
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Public and Environmental Health Unit

Mon: 09:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 17:15
Tue: 09:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 17:15
Wed: 09:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 17:15
Thu: 09:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 17:15
Fri: 09:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 17:15
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Ms. Bungiia Kirata

Senior Health Inspector
Tel: 74028100
Email: bkirata87@gmail.com
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