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Steps (10) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain Business License  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain Health Certificate expand_more expand_less
Obtain Licenses for Exporting Frozen Fish  (3) expand_more expand_less
Export Clearance of Frozen Fish  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 5 expand_more expand_less

Ministry of Trade and Economic Development (x 3)
Ministry of Fisheries (x 3)
Shipping Agency
Ministry of Revenue and Customs (x 2)
Ports Authority Tonga

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

Business Licence Certificate
Final Release Form with Warrant Number

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application for a Business License
Application for a Business License
Valid Identification
Business Inspection Form
Business Inspection Form
Letter of Support from Government Agency
FIC Certificate
Letter of Intent
Letter of Intent
Business Licence Certificate
Food Permit
Health Certificate
Customs Import Entry (approved)

Estimated cost TOP  864

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TOP 115
Application for initial business license in person incl. of CT
TOP 120
Application Fee
TOP 115
Processing Fee
TOP 500
Export License Fee
TOP 10
Customs Processing Fee
QE Form Fee
TOP 0 -
TOP  8 per 20ft Container
Variable inspection fee per 20ft Container
TOP 0 -
TOP  16 per 40ft Container
Variable Inspection Fee per 40ft Container

Total Duration 1 d - 3 d expand_more expand_less

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Total time (sum): 1 d 3 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 0mn 15mn
Attention at counter: 5mn 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0 d 2 d

Laws 4 expand_more expand_less

Business Licenses Act (Amendment) Act  2012 Business Licences Act, 2002
Business License Regulations 2012 Business License Regulations 2012
  Article 3 (1) & Schedule 1
Customs and Excise Management Act, 2008 Customs and Excise Management Act, 2008
Fisheries Management (Export and Processing) Regulations Fisheries Management (Export and Processing) Regulations, 2008
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