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

Intellectual Property Rights Training for OCO Members

Intellectual Property Rights Training for OCO Members

Read this document in French: Click on the language tab found at the bottom right of your screen and select French. Suva, Fiji, 23 September, 2022: Last month, the Oceania Customs Organisation and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) trained Customs...

Abilio Plays a Balancing Act in Timor Leste

Abilio Plays a Balancing Act in Timor Leste

Read this document in French: Click on the language tab found at the bottom right of your screen and select French.Suva, Fiji, September 22, 2022. Timor Leste Commissioner of Customs, Jose Antonio Fatima Abilio is one of the most experienced civil servants in the...

OCO Members Unite to Fight Common Challenges

OCO Members Unite to Fight Common Challenges

Read this document in French: Click on the language tab found at the bottom right of your screen and select French. Suva, Fiji, September 21, 2022– The Oceania Customs Organisation members have approved their Strategic Plan 2022-2027, making a commitment to improve...

Raginald Khan is new Finance and Corporate Services Manager

Raginald Khan is new Finance and Corporate Services Manager

Suva, Fiji, September 16, 2022- Oceania Customs Organisation (OCO) has appointed Raginald Afraaz Khan as the Finance and Corporate Services Manager replacing Mr. Alfereti Vamarasi. Mr Khan was appointed following a competitive selection process and comes with a strong...

Digitisation key for OCO Members

Digitisation key for OCO Members

Suva, Fiji, 6 September 2022 – Customs administrations in the region must continue to digitise and modernise their administrations to strengthen trade facilitation, enhance revenue collection and better protect our borders. Despite ongoing resource and organisational...

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 workshops:

 

  • 08 Aug – 26 Sep Valuation CERTIV
  • 22 Aug – 10 Oct Tariff CERTIII
  • 23 Aug – 24 Oct IPR Enforcement Training (Tentative) – Online Training
  • 12 Sep – 16 Sep Regional Workshop on TRS – Workshop Face to face
  • 14 Sep Launching of PACCOMTRADE Database Project – Virtual and Face to face
  • 19 Sep – 7 Nov CERTIV Electives
  • 19 Sep – 7 Nov CERT III Valuation
  • 20 Sep Customs Brokers Training
  • 26 Sep – 28 Sep OPSCA Training (tentative)
  • 31 Oct – 30 Jan CERT III Electives – Online Training
  • 11 Oct – 14 Oct IPR Regional Workshop (Update On Progress) – Face to face
  • 26 Oct – APAN (Information Sharing Dialogue) – Online
  • 19 Oct – 21 Oct Regional Advance Ruling workshop – Face to face
  • 11-Nov CERT IV Graduation – Event
  • 21-25 Nov IONICS and Postal Inspection Training – Face to face
  • 31 Oct 22 – 30 Jan 23 CERT III Electives – Online
  • 23 Apr 2023 AEO Regional Workshop

OCO Member Countries

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