Reference Regulations

  • Instruction No. 009 MEF Dated 01-December-2015 On the Management of Non-commercial goods

Non-commercial goods are goods occasionally imported by traveler or by resident at the border for their personal use or using at the border area. Importation of non-commercial goods shall be implemented as follows:

  • An occasionally importation of goods by passenger deemed as non-commercial is subject to fulfillment of customs procedures in accordance with law in force and require importer to show a passport that certifies the entry to and exit from the country from competent authorities at check point. Customs receipt shall be stamped or written “non-commercial – for personal use”. No use customs seal is required. In case of passenger occasionally imports of goods for commercial purpose, customs value shall twenty (20) percent added on the existing customs valuation and stamped or written “for commercial” on the customs receipt, sealed if the goods is under Customs seal systems to be circulated on the market.
  • Importation of resident at the border area is subject to fulfillment of customs procedures in accordance with law in force. Customs receipt shall be stamped or written “For circulation in the border area”. The resident at the border area who performs commercial export and import transactions throughout the country set up a company with VAT identification number and patent as normally importer-exporter and if necessary shall follow the instructions above.