All importers and exporters in South Africa are required to register with customs at the South African Revenue Service (SARS).
Please note that certain goods will require an import permit, which must be produced at the time of clearance. Application for import permits must be made to the International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC).
Importers must be registered and their clearing agents licensed in terms of SC-CF-19. For more information please call the SARS call centre on 0860-121 218.
To download the import and export forms refer to the following SARS link: www.sars.gov.za.
Applicants must submit the relevant completed forms to their nearest SARS customs and excise branch office.