Fiji 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 Fiji.

Required Documents

  • bill of lading/airway bil l
  • commercialoice
  • packing list
  • fumigation certificate for used items
  • deed of donation.

Prohibited Goods

Items that are prohibited entry into Fiji are specified in the Customs and Tariff Laws of Fiji. For more information on food, toy and literature items that are prohibited for cultural reasons, contact the Fiji Island Customs Service.

Tax Exemption

Tax exemption is offered on humanitarian cargo. The Fiji Government stipulates that the goods are to be distributed freely to hospital and persons in need of support. Registered charitable and religious organisations are offered this exemption.

PreShipment Application

There is no need for pre-shipment application.

Monetary Valuation

Customs require monetary valuation for the shipment on an item by item basis. No currency preference is specified.


Used items must be fumigated and contain a fumigation certificate. All food items must comply with the Provisions of Pure Food Act.


Fiji Island Customs Service Date published: 07/08/2002


Regions / countries / territories

Oceania: Fiji