Guam 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 Guam.

Required Documents


  • airway bill;
  • commercial invoice; -packing list;
  • fumigation certificate;
  • deed of donation;
  • certificate of origin;
  • export permits for goods to foreign countries, as stipulated by Export Control regulations


Prohibited Goods

Special permits and certificates are required for the importation of hazardous chemicals, biological materials, fish, wildlife, certain fruits and vegetables, plants and plant products, as well as other specified commodities not already listed because of the breadth of information.

Tax Exemption

On a case by case basis, a formal letter of request for tax exemption may be addressed to the Customs and Quarantine Agency, and to the Revenue and Taxation office.

Monetary Valuation

Monetary valuation is required on an individual item basis in US dollars


There are minimal restrictions on new or secondhand goods–however each case must be reviewed in detail to afford an appropriate response based on local and federal statute.

Other Info

Import requirements for cargo re fees, charges etc. can be found on website


Guam Customs & Quarantine Agency Date published: 23/08/2002


Regions / countries / territories

Oceania: Guam