Personal Effects Clearance Procedure

 

Personal-Use Goods

If the imported items are for personal use purposes; they shall be duty exempted after inspection by Customs officers. In case the inspectors find out that these goods are brand new and in commercial quantities, a 5% Customs duty shall be levied thereon.

Required documents from the importer:

  • Passport or Emirates ID copy
  • Residency visa copy
  • A list of the imported goods

 

New and Used Vehicles:

You can import a new or a used car in accordance with import regulations. If the vehicle is imported via a shipping company, the following documents shall be required:

  • Original invoice
  • Packing list
  • Bill of lading
  • Passport or Emirates ID copy

If imported by a private person, the following documents shall be required::

  • Passport copy
  • Invoice

The imported vehicle will be evaluated by Customs Valuation Department and inspected by Customs officers, upon which Customs duty shall be levied at 5% of its value.​​​​​