Frequently Asked Questions - General Customs Questions

FAQs - General Customs Questions

The Customs & Excise Division is a division of the Ministry of Finance.  Its responsibilities are:

  • Collection of revenue
  • Protection of revenue
  • Facilitation of Trade
  • Safeguarding society through Border control
  • Provision of Trade Statistics

Customs & Excise Division offices can be found at all Air and Sea Ports on the island:


Air Ports:


  • Melville Hall Airport
  • Canefield Airport


Sea Ports:


  • Deep Water Harbour, Fond Cole
  • Roseau Ferry Terminal
  • Portsmouth
  • Anse De Mai

The Dominica Air & Sea Port Authority (DASPA) is responsible for running all ports of entry on the island.  They are the custodians of all cargo entering Dominica and are a separate entity from the Customs & Excise Division.


General information can be obtained by visiting the Customs Website at