On arrival at the airport, the following channels are available for travelers:
The Green Channel: The passenger may use the channel if he/she is sure to be carrying goods which are free of duty and are allowable under the passenger baggage concessions.
The Red Channel: Passengers who carry the under-listed goods are obliged to use the Red Channel:
Items in excess of the above will be subject to duties and taxes. Failure to produce such articles for examination will render them liable to forfeiture or penalty
Passengers who have sent their personal effects in advance or are expecting personal effects after arrival must declare these on the appropriate form known as the “Passengers Unaccompanied Baggage Declaration” Form.
This declaration must be made immediately on arrival or within forty-eight (48) hours of arrival. If a passenger fails to declare so, he/she may forfeit the concession.
These may be imported without payment of duties and taxes. Evidence of death must be produced to support application for concession.
Customs is obliged to encourage the spirit of joint responsibility among all partners in international trade and investment, and movement of persons across borders.
Customs strives to deliver professional service to such clients as passengers, traders, business/commercial interests and the public which are considered as critical stakeholders to Customs operations in international trade. On the other hand, customs expect its stakeholders to display a high level of tax compliance and conduct honest transactions.
Hence, clients must strictly adhere to the following: