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 12 years of age and over from the following countries:
- The Netherlands
- New Zealand
- People’s Republic of China
- Republic of Ireland
- United Kingdom
- United States of America
Dated this 31st day of July 2018.
CHRISTINE STEVENSON, Acting Comptroller of Customs.