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New Reporting Requirements from July 1 2007 For Yachts Visiting Fiji

By doina — last modified Jun 29, 2007 10:19 AM

Published: 2007-06-29 10:19:28
Countries: Fiji

As of July 1 2007 yachts must notify Fijian customs a minimum of 48 hours before arrival in Fiji. Notification must be made using form C2C which can be downloaded from the FIRCA (Fiji Inland Revenue and Customs Administration) website, http://www.frca.org.fj

The form can be faxed to the Customs office at one of the Fijian ports of entry (Suva, Lautoka, Savusavu or Levuka) or you can email Customs at yachtsreport@frca.org.fj

Fax numbers: Suva (679) 3302864, Lautoka (679) 6667734, Savusavu (679) 8850728, Levuka (679) 3440425

The penalties for failure to comply may be a fine in the order of F$20,000 and or 2 years imprisonment.

Visiting yachts are reminded that the Fijian authorities are strongly against drugs, pornography and weapons. All weapons on board must be declared and handed over to the authorities for the duration of your stay otherwise you risk a prison sentence. Weapons will be returned 1 hour before departure from Fiji.

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