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Export increases by 22% in October

The FOB value of goods exported during last October showed an increase of 22% to that of the same period last year, which is an increase from MVR 344 ... Read more

Customs seizes 427g of Heroin.

Customs seizes 427 grams of Heroin from a 40-year-old Pakistan male passenger who arrived Maldives on 25th October 2017 from Sri Lanka. Customs off ... Read more

Special event held for children of “Care Society”

Maldives Customs Service holds a special event for the children of Care Society. The event was held this Morning at Customs Building, which was partic ... Read more

Customs seizes 1057 tablets of Amphetamine.

Customs has seized 1057 tablets (330 grams) of amphetamine from a 26-year-old Bangladesh male who arrived on 18th October 2017 via Sri Lankan Airlines ... Read more

Customs destroys liquor and pork products

Customs today disposed a large number of liquor and pork products. The items were disposed on 17th October 2017 at the Waste Disposal Area of K.Thilaf ... Read more

Customs has seized 503.5 tablets of party drugs

A dual operation between Male' Express Cargo Post and S.Gan Customs has seized 503.5 tablets, weighing 244.60grams while attempting to smuggle in a po ... Read more

Export increases by 13% in September

The FOB value of goods exported during last September showed an increase of 13% to that of the same period last year, which is an increase from MVR 14 ... Read more

Customs has seized 7kg of Drugs in September

Customs has seized 7.065kg of drugs in the month of September. In separate operations held at Gan International Airport (GIA) and Velana International ... Read more

Export rises by 18% in August

The FOB value of goods exported during last August showed an increase of 18% to that of the same period last year, which is an increase from MVR 269 m ... Read more

35th Batch of Niyami Course concludes

In a ceremony held today at the Coast Guard Building, the Commissioner General of Customs Ibrahim Shareef Mohamed handed over the certificates of comp ... Read more

Customs new Website and e-Customs launch

In a Ceremony held on 20th August 2017, to mark the 127th Anniversary the website with new features and design and e-Customs was launched by the Commi ... Read more

Customs Uniforms rebranded

In the Ceremony held on 20th August 2017 to mark the 127th Anniversary, the rebranded Customs uniforms were introduced by the Customs Minister, Minist ... Read more

Senior Superintendent Mohamed Waheed Retires

A ceremony was held to officially bid farewell to Senior Superintendent (Retired) Mohamed Waheed who has retired from service. The function was attend ... Read more

Draft Survey Training

A ceremony was held today to award certificates to the participants who successfully completed the “Draft Survey Training” facilitated by State Tradin ... Read more

Training Program on Security Management

A ceremony was held yesterday to award certificates to the participants who successfully completed the “Training Program on Security Management” facil ... Read more

Maldives Customs Service Celebrates its 127th Anniversary

Maldives Customs Service today celebrates its 127th Anniversary. The celebration began with a special flag hoisting ceremony held this morning in fron ... Read more

Imports increases by 7% in June

The CIF value of goods imported during June increased by 7% compared to June last year. Approximately MVR 2.7 billion worth of goods were imported dur ... Read more

Maldives Customs Service seizes 8kg of drugs.

Maldives Customs Service seizes 8kg of drugs (Heroin, Hashish Oil) from a passenger who arrived on 13 June 2017. The seizure included 1.2 kg Heroin an ... Read more

Customs seizes 1.2 kg of Cannabis

Customs seizes 1.2 kilograms of Cannabis from a Sri Lankan male passenger who arrived Maldives on 12 June 2017 from Sri Lanka. Customs officers at ... Read more

Imports increases by 3% in May

The CIF value of goods imported during May increased by 3% compared to May last year. Approximately MVR 3.3 billion worth of goods were imported durin ... Read more

Customs seizes 7.2kg of Cannabis

Customs seizes 7.2 kilograms of Cannabis from a Bangladeshi male passenger who arrived Maldives on 5 June 2017 from Bangladesh. Customs officers at ... Read more

MCS signs a contract for the completion of Haa Alifu Uligan Customs building.

A contract was signed yesterday between MCS and Welding and Construction Work Pvt. Ltd., to complete the remaining works of the Customs Building in Ha ... Read more

Twelve drug seizures so far this year

Maldives Customs Service has seized 5kg of drugs (Cannabis, Heroin, Hashish Oil) and a large quantity of stimulants so far this year. Information o ... Read more

Imports increases by 9% in April

The CIF value of goods imported during April increased by 9% compared to April last year. Approximately MVR 3 billion worth of goods were imported dur ... Read more

MCS marks International Customs Day

A special function was held at Maldives Customs Service building to celebrate the International Customs Day of 2017. The function was officiated by ... Read more

Official inauguration of “ASYCUDA World”

The latest version of the software to process declarations in Maldives Customs Service, ASYCUDA World has been officially launched, during the ceremon ... Read more

Special event held for children of “Care Society”

Maldives Customs Service holds a special event for the children of Care Society. The event was held this Morning at Customs Building, which was partic ... Read more