New Zealand Customs Service

(For-profit organisation)

New Zealand Customs Service provides rules and requirements for people, goods and craft entering and leaving New Zealand. The organisation does this by intercepting contraband (such as illegal drugs); checking travellers and their baggage, cargo and mail; assessing and collecting Customs duties, excise taxes and Goods and Services Tax (GST) on imports; protecting New Zealand businesses against illegal trade; enforcing import and export restrictions and prohibitions; and, collecting accurate import and export data.


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

1 million - 100 million

About this organisation

Regions / countries / territories

Oceania: New Zealand

Global issues

Anti-corruption, illicit drugs and law enforcement; Information and all (3)