Useful Links

Useful Links

SARS Border Control This website aims to provide important information, and up to date information about SA Ports of Entry before to travellers before they embark on a journey to a neighbouring country or into South Africa. It is aimed at providing travellers with up to date information.
Europa: Gateway to the European Union (EU)  You will find details on the activities, institutions, documents and services relating to the EU as well as other useful information.
European Union Taxation and Customs
 The homepage of the Customs and Taxation website of the European Union. Provides useful Customs information to travellers and traders
European Free Trade Association (EFTA) This website details EFTA and its various workings.
Department of Health The website provides useful information about food and drug control and contact details of the Department
Southern African Customs Union (SACU) The homepage of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU)
National Regulator of Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) This website provides information on the services relating to fair trade and technical regulations including COMPULSORY SPECIFICATIONS based on STANDARDS that protect human health and safety, and the environment.
South African Police Services (SAPS)
The website provides links on where to report criminal activities as well as useful information about the importation and exportaion about goods such as firearms.
South African Revenue Service (SARS) You will find details on Tax allocation as well as the latest Tariff related amendments.
Southern African Development Community (SADC) This website was developed under the auspices of the SADC. It is continuously updated and developed as part of the SADC Secretariat Corporate Communication and ICT services.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)  Here you will find details on the purpose, objectives and other general workings (as well as projects) of the DTI.
The International Trade Administration Commission of SA (ITAC)

ITAC aims to create an environment of fair trade through Customs Tariff Investigations, Trade Remedies and Import and Export Control.

New Applications can be submitted to ITAC and existing applications are available for review on the website.

There is also a variety of other Customs related information available. Information includes import and export controls, trade remedies, tariff amendment applications and guidelines on the use of certain special programmes (rebate provisions)

World Customs Organisation (WCO) There is a variety of information provided on this website, from details on online publications to customs events.
Department of Agriculture The website provides useful information on trade agreements and the importation and exportation of agricultural products and trade with certain areas.
Department of Environmental Affairs The Department is the controlling authority for CITES and the Basel Convention in South Africa. Provides information about thses conventions and trade in endangered species and waste and scrap.