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Fujairah Customs Department
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:
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.
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.
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.
PO Box 296, Fujairah, Tel: +971 9 2282222 Fax: +971 9 2282522 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, please visit
Fujairah Customs website
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