​Exports


Step 2
Apply Permit for Controlled Goods

All goods may be imported or exported except for prohibited goods under Section 31 of the Customs Order, 2006.

Do check if the goods to be exported are controlled goods or goods subject to restriction from respective responsible agency in Brunei Darussalam. Restricted and Controlled Goods will require the necessary license or permit before importation.

You may search using the description of the goods or Harmonized System (HS) code. You may wish to check with your appointed Customs Agents (Forwarders) or to check directly with the respective responsible agency on their licensing requirement.

  1. What is meant by license or permit?
  2. License or Permit is a verification or approval issued by the respective responsible agency before exportation.

  3. Types of goods and Responsible Agencies:
  4. Types of GoodsList of ItemsResponsible AgencyHotlines / EmailDocument RequirementApplication ViaSteps / ProcessesAdditional Info
    Firearms, Explosives, Fire Crackers, Dangerous Weapons, and Scrap metals HS CodesRoyal Brunei Police Force+673-2459500
    info@police.gov.bn
    Documents will be uploaded soon. Please refer to Agency.Manual Application to AgencySteps will be uploaded soon. Please refer to Agency.

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    Royal Customs and Excise Department+673-2382333
    info@customs.gov.bn
    List of DocumentsManual Application to Agency1 Day

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    Plants, Crops, Live Animals, Vegetables, Fruits, Eggs, and Soil HS CodesAgriculture and Agri-food Department+673-2380144
    info@agriculture.gov.bn
    Documents will be uploaded soon. Please refer to Agency.Manual Application to AgencySteps will be uploaded soon. Please refer to Agency.

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    Fishes, Prawns, Shells, Water Organisms, and Fishing Equipment, etc. HS CodesFisheries Department+673-2382068
    info@fisheries.gov.bn
    Documents will be uploaded soon. Please refer to Agency.Manual Application to AgencySteps will be uploaded soon. Please refer to Agency.

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    Timber and Products thereof HS CodesForestry Department+673-2381013
    info@forestry.gov.bn
    Documents will be uploaded soon. Please refer to Agency.Manual Application to AgencySteps will be uploaded soon. Please refer to Agency.

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    Historical Antiques Made or Found in Brunei HS CodesMuseums Department+673-2244545
    info@museums.gov.bn
    Documents will be uploaded soon. Please refer to Agency.Manual Application to AgencySteps will be uploaded soon. Please refer to Agency.

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    Rice HS CodesSupply and State Store Department+673-2423151
    info@itss.gov.bn
    Documents will be uploaded soon. Please refer to Agency.Manual Application to AgencySteps will be uploaded soon. Please refer to Agency.

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    Royal Customs and Excise Department+673-2382333
    info@customs.gov.bn
    List of DocumentsManual Application to Agency1 Day

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    Petroleum ProductsHS CodesEnergy and Industry Department at Prime Minister’s Office+673-2384488
    energy@jpm.gov.bn
    Documents will be uploaded soon. Please refer to Agency.Manual Application to AgencySteps will be uploaded soon. Please refer to Agency.

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    Royal Customs and Excise Department+673-2382333
    info@customs.gov.bn
    List of DocumentsManual Application to Agency1 Day

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  5. How to apply license/ permit?
  6. You may:

    • Appoint a Customs Agents (Forwarders) to apply for permit on your behalf; or
    • Apply for permits for your own or on behalf of your clients. To do so, you will need to register as a declarant and apply for a BDNSW user ID.

    Some controlled or restricted goods still require a manual application for permit.

    You may wish to check with your appointed Customs Agents (Forwarders) or to check directly with the respective responsible agency on the application procedures.

  7. How much does license/ permit application cost?
  8. Some license/ permit are free of charge.

    You may wish to check with your appointed Customs Agents (Forwarders) or to check directly with the respective responsible agency on the charges involved.