Temporary ATF Service

for Freight Forwarders

Now you can offer a true door to door service to customers who don't have an Approved Transitional Facility. IVS' Temporary ATF Service is a quotable service that you can on-sell, giving you increased control, flexibility and faster delivery times.

What it means for you:

  • You can offer the option of having the containers delivered directly at your customers' premises
  • Reduced liability as you don't have to unpack
  • Certainty that you customers will receive a fast and reliable service

Benefits to your customers:

  • The ATF gets set up in days, not weeks
  • No need to train a Transitional Facility Operator or Accredited Person
  • No annual MPI registration fee
  • No MPI Facility Audits*
  • No documented manuals
  • No need to manage contaminants, IVS will dispose of these as part of the service

How it works:

  • IVS completes a site inspection to make sure the site meets the requirements
  • An IVS inspector will be present at the container clearance to inspect the goods and the container on-site
  • IVS takes care of all the reporting to MPI and makes sure requirements are met


Auckland, Tauranga, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin
  • $315 for the first container (standard 3hrs per container applies. You may incur additional costs should the clearance go over this time)
  • $45 per additional Container (on the same visit)

    What's not included (the fine print):
      • If fumigation is required, and the inspector needs to return, an additional charge of $150 applies
      • If goods are incorrectly declared resulting in additional MPI costs, these will be on-chargePricing


Other cities

If your customer is located outside of the main cities, please contact our team on 0800 021 169 or temporary.atf(at)ivs.co.nz to get a quote.

* Please note that IVS might be audited at the site, but this is our cost

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