Quick Guide for Exporters

This page provides a quick guide on export procedures for those who wish to export goods from Singapore.

Exports In General

Goods exported from Singapore are regulated under the Customs Act, the Regulation of Imports and Exports Act, the Strategic Goods (Control) Act, and other legislation by the relevant Competent Authorities (CAs).

To export goods from Singapore, you are required to declare the goods to Singapore Customs.  Goods and Services Tax (GST) and duty are not levied on goods exported from Singapore.

How to Export Your Goods?

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General Export Flowchart

To account for the export of your goods (for example, from customs territory, zero-GST warehouse, licensed warehouse or goods imported under the Major Exporter Scheme to a free trade zone (FTZ) or exit checkpoint), please follow the steps below to obtain the relevant export permits and authorisation (if the goods are subject to control) from the relevant CAs.