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Importing to Singapore

This page provides a quick guide on the import procedures for those who wish to import goods into Singapore.

Imports In General

An import refers to goods brought into customs territory from an entry point or a free trade zone (FTZ), or overseas goods brought into a free trade zone for storage and pending re-export.

To import goods into Singapore, you are required to make a declaration to Singapore Customs. Goods and Services Tax (GST) is payable on non-dutiable goods. Both GST and duty are payable for dutiable goods if these goods are imported for local consumption.

How to Import Your Goods?

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General Import Flow Chart

As an importer, you will need to first determine if duty and/or GST payment should be made when your goods enter Singapore:

Source: Quick Guide for Importers, Singapore Customs, 13 May 2016