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Variation of the Arrangement for Use of an Automated Electronic System

Pursuant to section 274B(1) of the Customs and Excise Act 1996, I, Christine Stevenson, hereby publish variations to the details of the automated electronic system known as SmartGate following a recent decision to expand eligibility to use Customs’ Smartgate automated electronic system.

People now eligible to use Smartgate as an alternative and voluntary mechanism to primary line processing by a Customs officer are persons with an e-Passport 10 years of age and over from the following countries:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • The Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • People’s Republic of China
  • Republic of Ireland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America

Dated this 12th day of April 2018.

CHRISTINE STEVENSON, Acting Comptroller of Customs, New Zealand Customs Service.