You are a tourist boater?
You want to stay temporarily in Polynesian waters with your ship?
Your vessel may qualify for a temporary suspension of duties and taxes
TEMPORARY PLEASURE VESSELS IN SUSPENSION OF ADMISSION FEES
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CM Decree No. 655 of 22 April 2014
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Your ship can stay in Polynesian waters without being cleared and pay duties and taxes for importation a maximum duration of 36 months subject to the following conditions:
a - The owner or operator of the ship.:
shall not be resident in French Polynesia
or do not become during his stay in French Polynesia
, should not gainfully employed on Polynesian territory.
b - ship.: must be registered outside the customs
territory of French Polynesia,
must be owned by a natural or legal
person established outside the customs
territory of FrenchPolynesia , not be subject to commercial
use, loan, lease
may be a sale
: to a purchaser resident, after the regulatory formalities, the buyer conducts the consumer, a non-resident purchaser: the period of temporary admission is not changed.
Failure of one of these conditions you lose the benefit of the regime of temporary admission (TA) for your vessel.
The benefits of the scheme:
The stay of your vessel under temporary admission, not only allows you to use the ship without the customs clearance and without paying duties and taxes on imports, but benefit from a partial exemption from duties and taxes your refueling diesel
The authorization form untaxed diesel
supply will be issued on request by the office of Papeete harbor, on presentation of your customs declaration input.
Stay under AT.
There is continuous subject to the conditions outlined above. Spare parts
and materials present on the ship when it entered and used for operations repair of a ship, benefit from the system of AT: importation is effected under cover of a declaration (DAUP model) for temporary non-bonded:
The goods concerned shall be reported either to the position of their own, be under the Tariff Codes 99.08.00.00. Regularization it is done in accordance with customs regulations
. The destruction of defective and replaced after repair parts
, shall, after prior authorization from the Customs, be attested by any means.
Beyond the maximum period of stay of 36 consecutive months under temporary admission, you must leave the waters of the French Polynesia with your ship or customs clearance.
The renewal of the temporary importation procedure of a pleasure boat for private use, can only occur presentation to the authorities of French Polynesia, proof of departure from the territory and entry in a territory alien to French Polynesia.
This provision applies to vessels already granted temporary admission to the date of April 29, 2014 release date of Decree No. 655 of 22 April 2014 CM.'s length of stay already done under the old system is deducted pro rata
temporis the new deadline.
Output of TA.
At the end of the stay in AT, three options are available:
a - Option 1. Polynesian waters you leave with your ship
You must file your customs declaration output (necessary for the "clearance outlet") to gendarmerie Island last touched or directly from the customs office of Papeete harbor:
by mail: Customs Papeete Port Service
(craft) - BP 9006 Motu Uta - 98715 Papeete,
fax: (689) 40 50 55 95
The final departure of French Polynesia, you will, upon presentation of an exit permit
"clearance" prior covered by the Port of Papeete, a total exemption from customs duties and taxes on your refueling diesel.
"clearance" also justify the actual release date of the scheme in the case of a renewal a call for temporary admission of your ship, subject to the conditions set out above i.
b - Option 2. you want to install in French Polynesia.
This option allows you to use freely and without restriction your ship in French Polynesia. It addresses people who have decided to take up residence in French Polynesia.
c - Option 3. want to sell your ship Polynesian resident. After the formalities prescribed, the buyer is asked to pay duties and taxes in accordance with its
own heading taken to the Customs Tariff.
Clearance of vessels is done with the customs office of Papeete harbor.
A recommendation. If in doubt about the legality of the situation of your ship, or if you have any questions regarding the regulations
, you are invited to bring promptly to the Regional Directorate "business consulting cell"
Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Tel: (689) 40 50 55 58
Fax: (689) 40 43 55 45
It will process your competition a review of your case and if appropriate its régularisatio