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Customs requirements of Guam
Guam Customs Contacts
Address: CQA Director's Office. 770 East Sunset Blvd. Ste. 250. Tiyan, Guam 96913
Tel: (671) 475-6202
Guam is an unincorporated and organized territory of the United States. It is located in the northwestern Pacific Ocean and it is one of five American territories with an established civilian government. Guam is a member of the Pacific Community.
Guam applies import rules similar to those of the USA. The country is a free port and as a result no customs duties are levied.
Product certification, labelling and packaging
Goods should be securely packed, taking into account the nature of the products, ways of transport and climatic conditions during transit and delivery.
Use of hay, straw, grass or chaff is prohibited.
The country of origin should be indicated on the outer containers and have consignee's mark and port mark. Containers should also be numbered.
Labelling of goods follows normal commercial practice, the label should indicate:
- name and address of manufacturer/importer/distributor
- description of contents, including quantities
- usage instructions
For plants and seeds importers will need an import permit from the Plant Quarantine Section of the Ministry of Agriculture.
Soil and fertilizers also require an import permit.
Meat and meat products require an import permit and inspection by a qualified veterinary doctors from the Ministry of Agriculture / Public Health Services of the Ministry of Health.
All food and drink imports must have labels that conform to US Health Department content, style and size requirements.
Documents for import
- Commercial invoice (including an accurate description of goods, quantities, etc. Special summary invoices are required for products such as steel, cotton and linen fabrics)
- Bill of lading (4 copies are required)
- Packing list
- Import permits