Dubai Customs Registration

Dubai Customs Registration

Dubai is gradually evolved in current times and the trade sector has made it the wealthier in the region. In order to start a trade business and begin the import as well as export activities in Dubai, the business require registering with Dubai Customs and securing a code of clearance. To register with Dubai Customs and get a code for the clearance of goods, the companies are first required to have valid trade or commercial licence issued by the Department of Economic Development in Dubai. Accustomed the company have a valid licence of trade for doing out business activities in Dubai, company will have the opportunity of registering for the multiple services.


Custom Code Registration in Dubai

Department of Customs in Dubai is one of the prominent government departments in the region as it give surety that the trading services are running eventually in companies entirely in the city. Department of customs in Dubai has existed for long term now and keeps monitoring the borders for any trade activities. Its play a significant role is both economic as well as social development of Dubai. UAE provide world class customs procedure, backed by the rating of IMD World competitiveness centre, as they say that UAE is on the top of the charts in recent times. The business having needs to make sure that the trading products does not come under the list of banned items. An s per the norms in UAE, dealing with trading of banned items are very strict and even charge very high penalty fees.


Secure the Customs Code in Dubai

In Dubai custom code can be secured by submitting the application on the Online Dubai Trade Portal. There are specific documents that are required in order to get customs code. They are as below:

  • Copy of a valid trade licence
  • Authorised person passport copy
  • Certificate from the chamber of commerce
  • An undertaking letter


Once the submitted application is reviewed and the customs authorities of Dubai collect the paid fees, a code is generated automatically thereafter. Once a customs code is obtain, a company can starts its trading activities.


Renewal of Custom Code

Annually custom client code is renewed. This renewal process requires the same application submission process from Dubai Trade Portal. Application will be submitted along with a copy of the trade licence.


Restricted Products in Customs Dubai

  • Pets and domestic animals – a pre-approval is required from Dubai authorities  as well as a medical test of the pet animal.
  • Food items
  • Medicine and drugs – tourists need to be alert with what they are carrying with them into the country and might need to carry doctor’s prescription.
  • Publications – electronic or physical artwork which clashes with the Islamic religion.
  • Technical equipment – certain technical equipment require pre-approval from Dubai authorities
  • Alcohol and cigarettes – one need to be aged above 18 to carry out the alcohol and cigarette items and the amount should not increase the permitted amount.


Benefits of Customs Dubai

  • Helps in assessing involved risks
  • Limits the revenue by lowering the possibility of any forms of leakage of revenue by wastage of efforts or time
  • Allowing more focus on risk consignment
  • In order to cope with the trade movement in Dubai, an individual might require to restructure the HR structure of his/her company and hire more component workforce
  • With the help of technical intelligence physical handling of products are reduce
  • Fulfil the requirement of every client as well as to open a views and opinions and believe in sharing more information
  • Strategically sharing intelligence information to reach the product to the right client
  • Continuously controls borders as well as cordinates with other government bodies to make sure the amount of limited goods and protect the norms as well as laws of customs
  • Receive dates based on goods classification and documentation, which is in the future used to plan strategically


Licence permitted in Dubai Customs

  • Commercial licence
  • Industrial licence
  • Professional licence
  • Intlaaq
  • Free zone licence
  • Governmental notification


Allowed Entities in Dubal Customs

  • Importer(commercial)
  • Exporter(commercial)
  • Broker
  • Free zone
  • CTO
  • CH(Cargo Handler)
  • Overseas Company
  • Private Individual
  • Airline Agent
  • Shipping line agent
  • Importer (Industrial)
  • Exporter(professional)
  • Warehouse
  • Gate Control authority
  • Courier


Laws of Dubai Customs

Customs in Dubai comes under the law of GCC and other Federal, National laws as well as under international protocols and agreements. For the details of Dubai customs, please visit the webpage of Dubai Customs.


Enterprise Client Registration (ECR)

Already mentioned, any company that acquire a trade or a commercial licence to carry out trade company activities in the GCC or the USE must register itself with Dubai Customs. At the time of registration, the company owner must highlight the company activities he/she wishes to undertake; given the licence has the same business activities included. Once the customs code is obtained it demands to be renewed annually following the company licence renewal.


Services we provide

  • Generate new custom client code( completing the whole procedure of application and document submission)
  • Renew annual custom code