Imports to Freeport, Grand Bahama

Under customs regulations, all persons importing cargo into the country on board a vessel or airline, must complete and submit a Form for Entry of goods imported conditionally duty free under the Hawksbill Creek Agreement (C14) for processing. This applies to Freeport, Grand Bahama only.

Eligibility

All persons importing cargo.

Note: this applies to imports in Freeport, Grand Bahama only.

Process

  1. Collect relevant documents from shipping/airline agent.
  2. Complete relevant forms.
  3. Present completed forms and supporting documents to the Customs Entry Checking.

Application Form(s)

  1. C14 Form –Entry of Goods Imported Conditionally Duty Free
  2. Form 43- Declaration of Value

Supporting Documents

  • Completed C14 form (Entry for goods imported conditionally duty free under Hawksbill Creek Agreement).
  • Completed C43 form (Declaration of Value).
  • Invoices.
  • Shipping / Airline documents (bill of lading / airway bill, any other documents provided by supplier).
  • Agricultural Permit (optional based on items).
  • Phytosanitary Certificate (optional based on items).
  • For individuals – Identification (passport or driver’s licence).
  • For businesses – A valid business licence.

Turn-around time

This service can be completed within 2 – 24 hours after submission of documents.

Deadline

There are no deadlines for this service.

Related Fee(s)

  • There is a processing fee of $25.00 associated with this service.
  • Environmental Levy 1% of C.I.F. Value (min $10.00, max $500.00)

A Customs Broker will charge for the preparation of supporting documents.