SEA PORTS IAIR PORTS
JEBEL ALI PORT ,DUBAI
KHALID PORT , SHARJAH
Alerting and Consigning AWBs:
MBs should be consigned to:
SEABORNE EXPRESS LLC
P.O. BOX 103953
JEBEL ALI FREE ZONE
DUBAI, U.A.E. ATTN: MR. ANKUR CHHEDA
TEL #: (9714) 88764442581506. FAX #: (9714) 2581507.
NO SHIPMENTS TO BE CONSIGNED TO SEABORNE PRIOR TO TAKING WRITTEN APPROVAL.
For import of goods from outside the country into Dubai following documents are required.
1.Original Bills of Lading.
2.Commercial Invoice (Commercial invoice from the exporter addressed to the importer detailing total quantity, goods description and total value for each item Certificate of Origin
3.Original certificate of origin approved by the chamber of commerce at the country of origin detailing the origin of goods.
1.Detailed packing list as per weight, method of packing and HS code for each individual article contained in the shipment.
2.Import permit from the competent agencies in the event of importing restricted goods or duty exempted goods.
3.The above documents are required irrespective of the sales agreement and payment method agreed between the importer and exporter.
HBL must be consigned to final consignee with valid import code & trade/commercial license
IMPORTANT POINTS TO BE NOTED.
Description of goods should not show personal effects unless it’s used personal effects.
Individuals cannot import goods to Dubai unless it’s used personal effects or personal effects.
For shipments out of USA an original signed copy of the invoice, along with the country of the origin of the goods with unit price per product and a detailed packing list is enough (No need of a stamp).
Customs duty at 5 % levied on C.I.F. (cost, insurance, @ freight) of goods.
Personal effects/food stuff/live animals/human remains/medicines are exempted. Only 1% applied to these shipments.
The importer must have obtained a valid importer code from the Customs.
Goods must be in conformity with the activity of the licensed company.
If the shipment is destined to Jebel Ali Free Zone: (as above)
•Include original invoice mentioning country of origin of the goods.
•Include original packing list containing country of origin and harmonized customs codes for each item.
•Legalized documents are not required.
•All originals should be on supplier's letterhead.
•Goods must arrive in the free zone within 72 hours from the date of the customs declaration.
•The licensee shall not open, alter or dispense of the goods prior to their arrival in the free zone and customs endorsement.
•Goods shall be inspected whilst entering the free zone or transferred to the stores.
DEPOSIT / FINE.
•Failing to submit any of the above documents will require SEABORNE to post a deposit of AED 1000.00 to clear the shipments.
REQUIREMENTS FOR EXHIBITION SHIPMENTS .
•(Shipper’s letter head (original and in color) and Company rubber stamp Country of manufactures (tariff )code ,unit price per product.
•(if there is no original invoice , 1000 AED deposit in case no original invoices , that can be refund within 30 days)
•Detailed Packing list with appropriate Gross weight tallying with HAWB
•If commodity is foodstuff then original health certificate, is required.
•Product must have a non erasable Production & expiry date in English & Arabic only
•Invitation letter from the Exhibition Authorities for Participation in the Exhibition addressed to DXB customs
•HAWB should show the exhibition Name, Hall number and Stand Number and contact person.
•Descriptions of goods on the HAWB show Exhibition material &the exact goods
•All exhibition shipments can be cleared with a deposit of 5% of the CIF.
•Deposit amount will be debited to the consignee or origin station amount will be refund within 30 - 60 days once goods is re export from UAE, if part of the shipment was distributed or sold during the exhibition, the deposit will be forfeited, to avoid such situation the Origin must send 2 invoices with details of return goods & distribution goods with exact weight & cost per unit, enabling to refund the deposit for returned goods.
•The entire exhibition has a nominated site-handling agent that will take care of transfer the goods to the exhibitor hall.