Brunei Darussalam General Information
In late August 2006 the Brunei Royal Customs and Excise Department [RECD] called a tender for development and implementation of an e-Customs System. The project to support RECD’s strategic objectives and move towards the implementations of Brunei Darussalam national single windows [BDNSW].
The e-customs system was to provide an integrated electronic trade documentation system that will allow the trading community in Brunei Darussalam to submit applications electronically to RECD for processing. The system also allows RCED officers to process application received electronically or perform their day-to-day operations.
In essence the e-customs systems were to facilitate the trading activities involved in import and export of goods across borders and to facilitate the collections of revenues by RCED.
Other government agencies [OGAs] that requires e-Customs Information for their internal processing can access the e-Customs Systems provided they are connected to the e-Government Intranet or have some form of Internet access from their offices.
Brunei Darussalam is still work on the technical prerequisites, in particular, revising her process of COO and ACDD in the Brunei Darussalam National Single Window (BDNSW) as an effort to achieve the readiness to participate ASW Pilot Project (full-fledged).
The current updates of Brunei Darussalam National Single Window (BDNSW):
Brunei Darussalam National Single Window have completed the development of ATIGA Form D, Customs Declaration and permit application module in which 8 ministries have now utilize the BDNSW. 3 dedicated servers as suggested in ASW implementation guideline has been reserved to be utilized for ASW go-live implementation. Testing servers is currently ready, yet pending for availability of Production Server for ASW Gateway software installation. Brunei Darussalam is enhancing Brunei Darussalam National Single Window to enable Ports Clearance Module and improving halal meat import permit preparation.