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Dealer Import Permit

Description

Import permits are permits issued by AITI for any individuals or vendors who plans to import (bring in) telecommunications and/or radiocommunications equipment into Brunei Darussalam.

 

AITI issues the following types of Import Permits:

Type of Import Permits issued Definition

Dealer Import Permit

This permit is issued to Dealer Licence holders who have also obtained Dealer Type Approval of the equipment.

Personal Import Permit

This permit is issued together with Personal Type Approval certificate for individual importation of equipment.

Implicit Import Permit

This permit is issued when Type Approval is not required. Such cases include:

  1. the equipment identified is not categorized under telecomunication or radiocommunication; and
  2. the telecommunication or radiocommunication equipment does not need Type Approval.

Demo/Trial Import Permit

This permit is issued when the equipment will only be used for trial purpose and will be re-exported after the completion of the trial.

 

Dealer Import Permit Application Process

 

The Dealer import permit application process is summarised as below:

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All Dealer Import Permit Applications must be made through the AITI Online Services.

 

Applicants must attach and upload the following document with their online applications:

 
  1. Detention Receipt or Notice of Seizure issued by Royal Brunei Customs & Excise Department (RCED) or Shipping Detail or Airway Bill

 

Complete Import Permit will be processed within two (2) working days upon the submission.

 

Each Import Permit is valid for only two (2) weeks from the date of issue. Import Permits cannot be extended and when lapsed, the applicant must submit a new Import Permit application online.

 

Dealer Import Permit Fees

Dealer Import Permit fees are only applicable to certain types of equipment as indicated below:

Equipment subject to fees

(BND20.00 per unit imported)

Exempted equipment

a.       Amateur Radio

b.      Marine Radio

c.       Satellite Phone/Phonecall

d.      Kristal Astro

e.      Satellite Receiver

f.        Telex

g.       Walkie Talkie

h.      Security System with Telephone

i.         Security System

j.        Base Station

k.       Temporary Equipment

l.         Remote Control Transmitter

a.       Mobile Phones

b.      Cordless Telephone System

c.       Key Telephone System

d.      PABX

e.      Fax with Handset

f.        Fax with Cordless Set

g.       Fax

h.      Modem

i.         Video Conferencing System

j.        Audio Conferencing System

k.       Mutifeature Phone

l.         Pager

m.    Caller ID

n.      Standard Telephone

o.      Telephone Answering System

p.      Short Range Device (SRDs) [link]

q.      Receiving & Transmitting Antenna

For non-exempted equipment, the Dealer Import Permit Fee is charged BND20.00 per unit imported.


Demo/Trial Import Permit

This permit is issued when the equipment will only be used for trial purpose and will be re-exported after the completion of the trial.

All Demo/Trial Import Permit Applications must be made through the AITI Online Services.

Applicants must attach and upload the following document with their online applications:

 

  1. An Application letter addressed to AITI that contains the following:
    1. Detail of the equipment (Brand, Model and Quantity);
    2. Period of operating/using the equipment;
    3. Location of operating/using the equipment;
    4. Frequency(ies) detail (if any).
  2. Letter from customer who will be witnessing the demo/trial (if any)


Demo/Trial Import Permit fee is BND20.00 per unit imported and only applicable to equipment that requires Type Approval.

 

Implicit Import Permit

This permit is issued when Type Approval is not required. Such cases include:

  1. the equipment identified is not categorized under telecomunication or radiocommunication; and
  2. the telecommunication or radiocommunication equipment does not need Type Approval.

All Implicit Import Permit Applications must be made through the AITI Online Services


Applicants must attach and upload the following document with their online applications:

 

  1. Detention Receipt or Notice of Seizure issued by Royal Brunei Customs & Excise Department (RCED) or Shipping Detail or Airway Bill

 

All Implicit Import Permits issued are not chargeable.