Singapore Customs - Import of Mastering Equipment and Replication Equipment
The import of mastering equipment and replicating equipment for the manufacture of CD, CD-Rom, VCD, DVD and DVD-Rom are subject to control by Singapore Customs under the Regulation of Imports and Exports Regulations. The HS code for these controlled items is 8479 8969 while the 2 Product Codes are ‘Master’ or ‘Replicator’.
Approval to import these equipment for use in Singapore is also restricted to an approved manufacturer who has been issued a ‘Manufacturer Number’ by the Economic Development Board (EDB).
A customs permit must be obtained through TradeNet before the goods arrive in Singapore. If you intend to import these items, please refer to our Circular - I&E Notice No. 6/98 which is available from Customs website.