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Tag: Customs and Excise Division

Feature Address by the Minister of Finance at the Official Opening Ceremony of the CED Building, San Fernando

The new Customs and Excise Division Jetty is a T-shaped Jetty, with a length of 44m and a width of 32m. The jetty will accommodate vessels docking at the King’s Wharf port of entry for Trinidad and Tobago as well as safeguard the Customs and Excise’s mandate to promote security, as well as facilitate and…

Public Notice – The Customs and Excise Division Voluntary Compliance Programme (VCP)

In an effort to to maximize resources and achieve higher efficiency, the Comptroller of Customs and Excise has revised the Voluntary Compliance Programme to encourage voluntary compliance among our traders. Based on the present capacity of the Division, the initial criteria for participation in the VCP shall facilitate the proper management of the programme.

Media Release: Special (Liquor) Licences for the MV Ocean Pelican were NOT approved by the Minister of Finance

The Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, MP, has taken note of statements made today (December 31, 2021), by members of the Opposition UNC regarding the alleged approval by the Minister of Finance of special licences for the M.V. Ocean Pelican and/or Adrian Scoon. For the record, the Minister of Finance did NOT approve the…


The Ministry of Finance wishes to announce that the Customs and Excise Division has upgraded to ASYCUDA World 4.2.2. It introduces many new features that are geared towards improving the quality of service offered by the Division whilst at the same time enforcing the necessary Customs controls that ensure consistent quality data is submitted by…