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Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation
 
 
 
Application of Import LicenseApplication of Import License

A. Requirements

Import of logs/ flitches: 

a) Approval letter from Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation (STIDC).
b) Importer must have valid mill licence.
c) Imported logs to be processed locally.
d) To obtain Phytosanitary Certificate (fumigated with methyl bromide or other accepted treatment).

 

B. Supporting Documents

Every application must be submitted online through ePermit system with the supporting documents as follows:

(i) Logs

No.

Type of Document

Source of the Document

1

Approval for Log Import Quota

STIDC

2

Certificate of Origin

Supplier Country

3

Phytosanitary Certificate

Importer

4

Commercial Invoice

Importer

5

Bill of Lading / Airway Bill / Delivery Order / Despatch Order

Importer

6

Packing List

Importer

7
Certificate of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) (if applicable) Supplier Country
8 Application for a Licence to Import/Export* Wild Life Under Rule 27 of the Wild Life Protection 1998 (if applicable) Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC)

 

(ii) Other Timber Products

No.

Type of Document

Source of the Document

1

Certificate of Origin

Supplier Country

2

Commercial Invoice

Importer

3

Phytosanitary Certificate (if applicable)

Importer

4

Bill of Lading / Airway Bill / Delivery Order / Despatch Order

Importer

5

Packing List

Importer

6

Certificate of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) (if applicable)

Supplier Country

7 Application for a Licence to Import/Export* Wild Life Under Rule 27 of the Wild Life Protection 1998 (if applicable) Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC)

 

C. Physical Inspection

All imported logs and timber products will be physically inspected, tagged and attached with Removal Pass for transportation.

Removal Pass will be collected during physical inspection at the last destination.

For more details please refer to the attachment below:

  i. Application For Physical Inspection and STIDC Removal Pass for Imported Logs
  ii. Physical Inspection Report On Arrival of Imported Logs and Flitches At Mill
  iii. Application For Physical Inspection for Imported of Other Timber Products

 

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