Permits, Documentation and Other Fees

The fees below apply to traders who submit their own permit applications. It does not include service fees charged by service providers such as freight forwarders.

Processing through TradeNet

Each TradeNet permit application typically costs about S$2.88, which includes:

  • S$0.90 for statutory fees, and
  • S$1.98 for processing and messaging fees

Each Certificate of Origin application together with a Customs export permit application typically costs about S$8.68, which includes:

  • S$0.18 for messaging fees
  • Each export permit application:
    • S$0.90 for statutory fees, and
    • S$1.80 for processing charges
  • Each Certificate of Origin application:
    • S$4 for statutory fees, and
    • S$1.80 for processing charges

Manual Processing

The following fees are payable according to the Regulation of Imports and Exports (prescribed fees) regulations:

Application

Fee per application

Certificate of Free Sale

S$4

Certificate of Non-Manipulation

S$4

Other Certificate (such as Import Certificate and Delivery Verification)

S$10

Certified copy

S$4

Kimberley Process Licence (per year or part thereof)

S$50

Kimberley Process Certificate

S$5

Customs’ Miscellaneous Fees and Rates

The following fees are payable according to the (Miscellaneous Fees and Rates) Regulations:

Application/Service

Fee per application/service

Landing Certificate

S$15

Certification of any customs permit or other similar document issued as true copy

S$15

Copies of statements supplied to defence counsel

S$45

Certificate of exemption under the Industrial Exemption Factory Scheme

S$600 for an exemption period of one year between 1st January and 31st December (both dates inclusive) or, in the case of a shorter exemption period, a pro-rated amount according to the number of complete months of the exemption period.

Approval of drawback

S$60 per outward declaration

Attendance of a Customs officer in connection with –

  • Survey of goods
  • Destruction of goods
  • Stuffing and unstuffing of containers
  • Bottling, blending, compounding, varying or denaturing of intoxicating liquors in a licensed warehouse
  • Reconditioning of liquors and tobacco in bond at the request of the owner or his agent
  • Packing and if, necessary, the sealing of cases and packages of duty-paid goods for re-export under drawback
  • Operation in premises not licensed under the Customs Act
  •  Other act or service requiring the attendance of officers of Customs as the Director-General may determine

 


S$20 per half hour or part thereof per continuous operation

S$40 per half hour or part thereof per continuous operation

S$20 per half hour or part thereof per continuous operation


S$20 per half hour or part thereof per continuous operation

 

 

S$20 per half hour or part thereof per continuous operation

 

S$20 per half hour or part thereof per continuous operation


 

S$20 per half hour or part thereof per continuous operation


S$20 per half hour or part thereof per continuous operation

Escort of vehicles, containers or craft conveying dutiable or other goods as the Director-General may determine

S$20 per half hour or part thereof per continuous operation

Attending to enquiries relating to the classification of any goods for the purposes of the Customs Act

S$75 per item

Attendance of Customs officers in connection with –

  • Extension of opening hours in respect of Customs officers
  • Stuffing or unstuffing of any container or any operation at any place beyond the hours specified

Additional S$20 per half hour or part thereof