Kiribati Humanitarian Customs Regulations

This document was submitted in response to a questionnaire distributed by Global Hand regarding humanitarian customs information. It provides regulations for importing humanitarian aid into Kiribati.

Required Documents

  • bill of lading/airway bill
  • commercial invoice
  • packing list
  • fumigation certificate
  • deed of donation
  • certificate of origin

Tax Exemption

Kiribati does offer tax exemption on humanitarian cargo. This tax exemption applies to all goods.

PreShipment Application

PreShipment application is required in advance to: Comptroller of Customs, Kiribati Customs Service, P.O. Box 503, Betis Turawa, Kiribati.

Monetary Valuation

Customs require monetary valuation for the shipment on an individual item basis, in Australian currency.


Fumigation and expiry date for food are required.


Kiribati Customs Service Date published: 13/06/2003


Regions / countries / territories

Oceania: Kiribati