​Licence or Permit

Licence or Permit is a verification or approval given/issued by the relevant Government Department/Agency responsible for the commodities before importation or exportation. 

Application of licence/permit 
Written application or completed form (subject to the requirement of the Department/Agency) must be submitted to the Government/Agency responsible for such prohibited and controlled commodities. 

Additional requirement
There are some prohibited or controlled commodities that require A.P (Approval Permit) issued by the RCED other than the license/permit issued by the relevant Government Agency before being imported or exported. 

Types of commodities and issuing Government Department/Agency
Types of CommoditiesGovernment/AgencyHotlines/email
Publication Materials/ Prints, Films, CD, LD VCD, DVD, Cassette, Recital of Al-Quran, Hadith, Religious books, Talisman commodities (such as textiles/clothing /etc.), bearing dubious chop/photoRoyal Brunei Police Force 
Islamic Dakwah Center
Internal Security Department
+673-2459500
info@police.gov.bn

+673-2382525
info@pusat-dakwah.gov.bn

+673-2223225
info@internal-security.gov.bn
Halal, Fresh, Cold and Frozen MeatHalal Import Permit Issuing Board 
Health Services Department 
Agriculture Department 
Royal Customs & Excise Department
+673-2382525 
info@religious-affairs.gov.bn 

+673-2381640
info@moh.gov.bn 

+673-2380144
info@agriculture.gov.bn

+673-2382333
info@customs.gov.bn
Firearms, Explosives, Fire Crackers, Dangerous Weapons, Scrap MetalRoyal Brunei Police Force+673-2459500 
info@agriculture.gov.bn
Plants, Crops, Live Animals, Vegetables, Fruits, EggsAgriculture Department+673-2380144 
info@police.gov.bn
Fishes, Prawns, Shells, Water Organisms and Fishing equipments etcFisheries Department+673-2382068 
info@fisheries.gov.bn
Poison, chemicals and radioactive materials.Ministry of Health 
(Refer to Medical Enforcement Section, Pharmaceutical Services Department)
+673-2381640 
info@moh.gov.bn
Radio Transmitter and Receiver and Communications Equipment such as Telephone, Fax Machines, Walkie- Talkie, etc.Authority Info-communication Technology Industry (AiTi)+673-2333780 
aiti@brunet.bn
Medicines,Herbal,Health Foods, Soft Drinks and SnacksMinistry of Health 
(Refer to the Food Quality Control section,health Services Department)
+673-2381640 
info@moh.gov.bn
Used Vehicles such as Cars, Motorcycles, Mini Buses, Pickups, Trucks, Trailers and non-motor vehicles such as BicyclesLand Transport Department 

Royal Customs and Excise Department
+673-2451979 
info@land-transport.gov.bn

+673-2382333
info@customs.gov.bn
Timber and products thereofForestry Department+673-2381013 
info@forestry.gov.bn

Badges, Banners, Souvenirs comprising of Government Flags and emblems, Royals Regalias, Government flags and crestsAdat Istiadat Department+673-2243971 
info@adat-istiadat.gov.bn

Historical Antiques made or found in BruneiMuseums Department+673-2244545 
info@museums.gov.bn

Mineral water and Building Construction Materials such as cementsMinistry of Industry and Primary Resources+673-2382822 
info@mipr.gov.bn

Rice, Sugar and SaltInformation Technology and State Store Department+673-2423151
info@itss.gov.bn

Broadcasting Equipments such as Parabola, Decorder, etc.Prime Minister's Office+673-2242780 
info@jpm.gov.bn