Pursuant to the provisions of Articles 41, 42 of the GCC Common Customs Law pertaining to the regulation of export procedures and the provisions of Chapter (02) of the GCC Unified Procedures Guide, the following procedures and controls apply:
Article (1): Definitions
Exporter: Natural or corporate person exporting goods.
Article(2): Controls & Conditions
1. Providing document to prove the activity of the exporter in order to obtain a customs code.
2. Pursuant to local laws and regulations, export is subject to prohibited goods regulations.
3. Providing the required approvals and permits from competent authorities for restricted goods.
4. Customs Administration may request the translation of foreign documents, contracts, correspondence into Arabic.
5. Customs Administration have the right to ask for documents, contracts and correspondence.
6. Exporter, their representative, or an authorized broker may submit customs documents, information to the Customs Administration electronically, providing that they provide the customs center with the physical documents before or after the release of goods.
7. Shipping agents (seaport/airport) shall provide the manifest to the customs center in paper or online via the applicable e-clearance system in order to complete customs procedures.
8. The carrier or the authorized broker shall submit the manifest to the customs center, and register the conveyance information of goods transported by land, wooden boats, or the like, that do not have regular trips in order to complete customs procedures.
9. Exporters of goods shall proceed with the goods to be exported to the competent customs office and declare them in detail. Carriers towards land borders may not overpass the customs offices.
Article (3): Documents And Requirements
1.A copy of the original invoice indicating the country of origin.
1.A packing list for multiple items (a variety of items), including HS codes and international codes for hazardous chemical materials.
Article (4): Procedures:
1. The exporter, their representative, or an authorized customs broker shall create an electronic customs declaration.
2. All documents and requirements shall be submitted to the customs center.
3. Goods shall be subject to inspection and examination based on risk criteria.
4. Customs declaration is printed, exit permit is issued and goods are released.
• Smuggling crimes and violations of the National products export policy are subject to the fines stipulated for in the GCC Common Customs Law and its Executive Regulations.