Duty Free Information And Who Qualifies

Duty Waiver (Who Is Exempt From Paying Duty)
  • The government of the Republic of Benin
  • Government Agencies
  • Not for profit private organizations registered and approved by Ministry of Finance
  • Those who qualify by National Investment Commission for the special investment incentive
  • Member of the Legislature is exempt on certain items per calendar year
  • Executive Order that specifies which commodities will be duty free for one year and the businesses are registered entities engaged in the specified sector
  • If you qualify under any of these conditions please visit the Office of the Commissioner General of the Benin Revenue Authority or email questions to info@bra-gov.org

    Examples Of Who Benefits From Duty Free Privileges Are:
  • Government of Benin Ministries or Agencies
  • Government Agencies
  • Religious Institutions (Religious Literature)
  • Educational Institutions (Text Books)
  • Executive Orders specify which commodities are exempt from duty
  • Public Corporations
  • Medical Institutions
  • Diplomatic Missions
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Returnees (Individuals returning from study for a period 1yr and above and or Beninese returning from international public assignment)
  • Which customs forms do I need to clear my goods?

    You need the Single Administrative Document (SAD) and Duty Free forms. Contact information for Customs forms:

    Benin Revenue Authority, www.bra-gov.org, email info@bra-gov.org or telephone 21312485 or 96861383