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Dubai is one of the most successful hubs for international trade in Europe and Asia. Its strategic location serves imports exports on a large scale. Dubai’s geographical location is a world-class infrastructure and makes it one of the best location to start an export-import company in here.

Procedure to start an export-import company in Dubai

To set up the export-import business you first have to obtain a license. In order to get the license one has to register itself with the customs office in Dubai

Export license:

The export license in Dubai is required when you have to trade in goods or services produced locally. 

Procedure to Export:

  • Submit the necessary documents to the customs office
  • Pay the registration fees
  • Customs declaration certificate

Documents required:

  • Obtain an approved Export Declaration Certificate from the customs office
  • Obtain necessary permission from the competent agencies if the commodity falls under the restricted list
  • A sale invoice

Import License:

The import license is possible to get commodities into UAE. This license will permit you to be an importer and includes having a legal trade license.

Procedure to import:
  • Submit the bill of lading and dues to the shipping agent. After which the shipping agent will issue a delivery order
  • Complete the cargo clearance formalities
  • Submit the Import Declaration Application online and pay the necessary customs duty

Documents required:

  • An invoice stating the description of the number of goods and value of each item which is addressed to the importer
  • Certificate of origin stating the goods has been approved by the country origin of the chamber of commerce
  • A detailed description stating the documents of the weight of each product
  • Import permit from the competent agency

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