Fujairah Customs

The Department offers efficient and common customs facilities for users of the Free Zone of Fujairah, Port of Fujairah, Fujairah International Airport and the Dibba Sea Port. The customs procedures and formalities have been simplified, leading to convenient operations and faster movement of sea/air cargo.

The functions of the Department include:

  • Collection of duties on import of goods
  • Regulating the flow of trade
  • Providing information on trade
  • Protection of public health & environment through regulation of imports
  • Providing incentives to trade

Customs Procedures – Export Documents:

  • Export Bill
  • Invoice (copy)
  • Certificate of Origin
  • Traffic Police Clearance Certificate for export of Vehicles
Procedure
All the required documents, as listed above, are to be presented at the Customs counter. The Export Bill will be verified by the customs official and passed on for registration. On payment of the registration charges the customer will receive the completed Export Bill. The Export Bill is then to be presented to the Ports and Customs officials for acceptance of the cargo for export.

Customs Procedures for Re-Export Documents:

  • Invoice Copy
  • Certificate of Origin

Procedure
The documents, as listed above, are to be presented at the Customs counter. The customs official will check the documents, prepare the Re Export Bill and calculate the amount of deposit to be paid. On payment of the deposit amount and other charges the customer will be received the completed Re Export Bill, which will then be presented to the Ports and Customs officials for clearance of the goods. The consignee should take note to have the Exit / Entry Certificate stamped by the customs official at the Port of Exit.

Charges for Re-Export of Goods
No customs duty is collected on re-export of goods, by the Department of Customs.

Refund of Deposit
The deposit paid for re-export of goods is refunded when the consignee produces the duly signed and stamped Exit/Entry Certificate.

Customs Procedures – Import Documents:

  • Duly completed Fujairah Import Bill
  • Supplier’s Original Invoice
  • Certificate of Origin
  • Packing List
  • Delivery Order
  • Trade License (copy)
  • Israeli Boycott Certificate

Additional documents required
Health Certificate is mandatory for import of foodstuffs, agricultural products, halal meat and poultry and environmental related products. Ministry of Health Certificate is required for import of Medicines and Pharmaceutical goods. In the absence of Original Documents, to avoid unnecessary delays, importers can submit copies along with a small deposit, refundable upon production of original documents.

Procedure for clearance of goods for import
All the documents listed above, are to be presented at the Customs counter. The customs official will check the documents, prepare the Import Bill and calculate the amount of custom duty payable. On payment of the duty and other charges the consignee will receive the completed Bill of Entry, which will then be presented to the Ports and Customs officials for clearance of the imported goods.

Custom Duty
Import duties are largely standardized at five per cent (expect for tobacco products (100%) and intoxicating liquors (50%) but there are many exemptions as detailed in the list of exempted commodities of GCC Unified Tariff.

Trade practices in Fujairah are in line with normal international standards. As a sophisticated market, full technical specifications should be provided with CIF UAEprices and Middle East references. Only importers who have appropriate trade licence can undertake imports into Fujairah.

The value of goods as denoted on the original invoice is taken as the basis for valuation of the custom duty payable, however, in case of doubt, a customs official may revalue the goods and then use the revised value for calculation of the duty payable.