Laws & Regulations

Import Laws & Regulations

The purpose of rules, regulations is to ensure a service standard and performance while dealing with different cases with quality trade facilitation. In every situation these rules and regulations guides the importers/ brokers in order to import goods to Maldives

The role of Maldives Customs Service is determined on those rules and regulations. Other than implementing our own rules and regulations, as an enforcement body we also have the responsibilities of enforcing rules and regulations of other legal bodies.

The rules and Regulations are the source of authority by which the institution governs itself. Policies, regulations and rules directly or substantially affect procedural or substantive rights and duties of individuals that interact with import of goods.

The rights and obligations of the Maldives Customs Service in operation for the enforcement are stated on Customs Act and rules of the operations mentioned on the Customs Act are defined in Customs Regulations.