Oceania Customs Organisation (OCO) Secretariat

The Oceania Customs Organisation (OCO) was established by Heads of Oceania Customs Administrations in August 1998 to promote efficiency and effectiveness in all aspects of Regional Customs Administrations. The OCO has a membership of 23 countries and territories from the Pacific region, and its principal activity is facilitating and where appropriate helping member administrations align with customs international standards and best practice, leading to greater economic prosperity and increased border security within the Oceania region.

Strategic Priority Areas

Priority 1

Customs Leadership

Priority 2

Law Enforcement and Border Security

Priority 3

Trade Management and Facilitation

Priority 4

Revenue Mobilisation

Priority 5

Institutional Strengthening of Small Member Administrations

Latest News

OCO Members Beef Up Border Re-Opening Preparation

OCO Members Beef Up Border Re-Opening Preparation

Suva, Fiji, April 22, 2022: As Pacific Island nations announce their easing of travel restrictions and opening of borders, Customs agencies are preparing for the increase in visitors, which also brings risks of transnational crimes to our shores. This month, the...

OCO NEWSLETTER, ISSUE 9 – JAN – MAR 2022

OCO NEWSLETTER, ISSUE 9 – JAN – MAR 2022

Greetings from the OCO Secretariat! We are pleased to present the OCO E-Newsletter for the period January – March 2022. In this edition we bring you up to speed on: Our activities for the period January – March 2022. Latest news from OCO and its Members and,...

Niue Welcomes Quarantine Free Travel Between New Zealand and Niue

NIUE TRAVEL ADVISORY #13 2022

Travel advisory issued by the Government of Niue Statistics and Immigration Office.  Access Full Document Here.

Events & Workshop

OCO Events and Workshops is a great way to communicate ideas, acquire new skills and specialized knowledge which members can apply to their profession and to better accomplish member goals and values.

Upcoming events and worshops:

 

  • 11 Apr – 2 May Risk Management (CERTIII)
  • 18 Apr – 2 May Risk Management (CERTIV)
  • 27 Apr ICP & RC Meeting
  • 9 May 4th Quarter ISWG Metting F2F
  • 9 May – 20 May Maritime Border Fundamentals Workshop
  • 11 May Advance Ruling Dialogue
  • 12 May Women in Leadership Dialogue
  • 20 May ICP & RC Meeting
  • 9 May – 30 May Legislation CERTIII
  • 16 May – 6 June Ethics & Governance IV
  • 23 May – 3 June Discussion on Reform of IPR laws – Cluster 2 category
  • 23 May – 27 May Regional AEO Workshop
  • 25 May – 26 May Conduct Training on IPR Law – Cluster 1 & Cluster 2 category
  • 31 May – 2 Jun Regional Workshop on Valuation, VAT Refund and PCA
  • 2 Jun – 3 Jun Follow up discussion on Reform of IPR Laws – Cluster 2 Category
  • 6 Jun – 10 Jun Regional Data Analytics and Analytic Models
  • 6 Jun – 27 Jun Ethics & Governance III
  • 13 Jun – 4 Jul Enforcement and Compliance CERTIV
  • 16 Jun – 17 Jun HS 2022 Workshop
  • 22 Jun ICP & RC Meeting
  • 11 Jul – 15 Jul Regional Workshop on TRS
  • 15 Jul – 30 July Training on model IPR laws & provisions – Cluster 1 category
  • 15 Jul – 31 Aug Follow up on progress of IPR law – Cluster 1 category
  • 11 Jul – 1 Aug Tariff
  • 4 Jul – 25 Jul Enforcement and Compliance CERTIII
  • 15 Aug – 10 Oct Electives
  • 5 Sep – 9 Sep Regional Workshop on AEO
  • 10-Oct End of CCES Electives
  • 11-Nov CERT IV Graduation

OCO Member Countries

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