Goods imported into Swaziland may be cleared under one of the following customs procedures within seven (7) days of the date on which they are deemed to have been imported:
For customs clearance purposes, the importer should submit a customs declaration document, supporting documents (invoice, transport document, certificate of origin, permits and any other document that may be required for verification purposes). Clearance for warehousing, transit/in bond or temporary admission requires a security that will cover the duties and taxes suspended.
Exportation Goods exported from Swaziland may be exported under one of the following customs procedures:
Swaziland complies with the ASYCDA system and the codes required on the import/export documents are listed below:
Customs (ASYCUDA) Codes
It is of the utmost importance to capture the correct codes when declaring imports or exports. capturing the wrong codes results in inaccurate customs data and may lead to delays for an importer/exporter.
Below are the codes used by the ASYCUDA++ system.
Model of Declaration (Purpose Codes)
These tell you what you are dealing with, whether it's export or import; for consumption or temporary.
EX1 Permanent Export
EX2 Temporary Export
EX8 Export Transit
IM4 Entry for home use
IM5 Temporary importation
IM6 Re-importationIM7Entry for warehousing
IM8 Transit declarationIM9Other customs procedure
FE4 Passenger Declaration (Form E)
EXC9 Excise-Domestic and SACU Products
For more information on import and export in Swaziland, please contact our customer services team on 442070960264