Exigency Order For Duty and/or Tax Free Items

AND WHEREAS The Minister of Finance further declares that –

a)the importation of the goods under the provision of the said Item 9 are only permitted for a period of one hundred and eighty (180) days (save for bottled water) commencing on the 7th day of October, 2016 and ending the 4th day of April, 2017 or for such further period as the Minister of Finance may specify by Notice; and

b)the waiver of Departure Tax for non-commercial flights bringing in relief goods and Custom Processing Fees on imports in the islands mentioned in Schedule C is only permitted for a period of three (3) months commencing on the 7th day of October, 2016.



Building materials

Electrical fixtures and materials

Plumbing fixtures and materials

Household furniture, furnishing and appliances

*Bottled Water


**Motor Vehicles


*Permitted for a period of 60 days commencing the 7th day of October, 2016

** Exemption will be based on the market value of the vehicle destroyed on the date of Hurricane. In the event that the minimum value is less than $5,000 on the date of the Hurricane a value of $5,000 would be used. The destroyed vehicle must be turned over to the authority of the Customs Department in all instances.

Click here for a copy of the verification of damage and request form for replacement of building materials, electrical and plumbing fixtures and materials, household furniture, furnishing and appliances, and generators.

Click here for a copy of the verification and replacement request form for damage motorize vehicle.

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