Division of Customs and Quarantine

About the Division

The Division of Customs and Quarantine is responsible for the facilitation of trade, collection of revenue through the enforcement of excise taxes on imported goods and identifying and seizing prohibited (contraband) items imported to and exported from the CNMI.

The Division of Customs and Quarantine safeguards all ports of entry which includes the Seaport, Airport and U.S. Postal, from any importation of contrabands, narcotics, illegal drugs and dutiable commodities. The Division continues to strive to improve its operations on the frontline as mandated by the CNMI laws and all applicable Federal laws.


Vigilance is how we ensure the safety of our island community. We are constantly watchful and alert to deter, detect and prevent threats to our islands. We exhibit courage and bravery in protecting our islands.


Professionalism is personified in the work we do. We are dedicated to defending and maintaining the laws of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The island community have entrusted us to protect our borders.


Integrity is our foundation. We conduct ourselves by the highest ethical and moral principles, doing what is right, even when no one is looking. Our actions bring honor to ourselves and our agency.

Find a copy of our regulations here. (www.cnmilaw.org)

Contact Information

Saipan (670)664-1610
Tinian (670)433-1610
Rota (670)532-3666



PO Box 5234 CHRB
Saipan MP, 96950

Customs Seaport - Main Office

Quick Links

Import Requirements

CNMI Regulations, policies, and procedures on Importing and Exporting Goods

Enforcement & Protection

Various Units and Sections within the CNMI Division of Customs and Quarantine

Offices & Staffs

More information on the offices at the various ports of entry and the services they provide.

Forms & Regulations

Jump to our Forms, Regulations, and Documents on the Department of Finance's consolidated forms page.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Find answers to specific questions and concerns about the operations of our office.