Mirsal 2 Enhancements effective from 3rd September 2021 AWB Number Validation in Declaration In order to facilitate trade and to enhance Customs control, Customs is implementing validation of AWB Number provided in the import declaration types. It is expected that AWB information is submitted by the carrier / air cargo agents / courier companies to Customs before submission of the declaration. Initially, Customs System shall show a warning message when the matching AWB number provided in the Customs Declaration is not submitted or not found…
Dubai Customs takes another step forward in supporting Traders within Dubai to overcome business challenges by launching the ‘Trader Export Report’ service, which will help support traders to zero rate goods exported by clearing agents or assigned freight forwarders by overseas buyers. These Traders faced a challenge whereby they were unable to zero rate exported goods due to the lack of documentary proof of export. The new online service aims to provide the necessary official proof required by the VAT legislation in order for these…
Emirates Sky Cargo in coordination with Dubai Trade & Dubai Customs is introducing a Smart Sea-Air Transit Express facility for sea-air transit consignments arriving in Jebel Ali Sea port and exiting through Dubai Cargo Village. Transit cargo of the Freight Forwarders joining this program will be transported in EK Sky Cargo secured trucks from Jebel Ali Port to Dubai Airport location. To arrange fast clearance of goods and to eliminate the normal process of keeping deposit and claiming refund for the participants of this program,…
In our continuous effort to achieve goals of the Dubai Paperless strategy; to reduce paper consumption and its cost to customers and for the purpose of simplifying and facilitating faster automated claim processing, Dubai Customs is pleased to announce that exit confirmation for the goods exiting through Jebel Ali port is now automatically performed through integration with DP World system. In this regard, as part of initial phase, issuance. stamping, and submission of Exit / Entry Certificate paper will be discontinued, effective from May 01,…
Dubai Customs would like to inform you that the Public Transport Authority in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has updated its regulations pertaining to transportation of goods on trucks and passenger transport by buses and taxis on land roads, in line with the necessary safety requirements and standards, and that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will implement all requirements and obligations on trucks, buses and taxis for all carriers including KSA national carriers. Among the requirements stated in the updated regulations is the service life…
For the purposes of simplifying and facilitating customs procedures and creating an appropriate environment in the free zones to attract investments, stimulate e-commerce movement and reduce costs for the business sector, The following has been decided: Article (1): A. Free zone companies shall be exempted from service fees of Customs Deposit Refund Claims for goods with value not exceedingAED 3,000 for the following Customs Declarations: 1. Free Zone Transit Out Declaration 2. Transit Between Dubai-Based Free Zones Declaration B. Regular service fees for Customs Deposit…
Dubai Customs announced that the ‘Truck Appointment Management’ service for trucks entering the UAE from Jordan and Kuwait has been rolled out at the following Customs locations: al-Raqi, al-Khafji, al-Haditha, Halat Ammar, and al-Dorrah. This service is available from 20/12/2020 for trucks entering from Jordan and from 27/12/2020 for trucks entering from Kuwait. The implementation of the booking service will initially be flexible allowing trucks that do not have a prior appointment to wait in the designated parking area for up to 24 hours whilst…
Dubai Customs has implemented a change in issuance of Makasa against the Customs Declarations where in the Declarant has paid the Deposit through Standing Guarantee Account. Whereas, the customers do not have to pay for the Makasa on the goods they export to a GCC state where the invoice has been settled for consuming goods locally. Otherwise the payment is mandatory to issue Makasa. In order to facilitate the payment of applicable Customs Duty for issuance of Makasa, Dubai Customs has provided an option for…
Dubai Customs is coming up with the following enhancements on Mirsal-2 application. These changes will be available effective 18th Dec, 2020. ‘Email ID’ attribute will be mandatory to generate or update ‘Personal Customer Profile’ when the Declaration is submitted. The Personal Customer must provide a unique Email ID for registration, which cannot be repeated by another Personal Customer. If an existing registered Personal Customer had not provided an email ID in previous Customs Declaration, then a unique email ID must be provided while submitting a…
In line with the economic stimulusIn line with the economic stimulus package announced by Dubai Government, Dubai Customs is pleased to inform you that fines imposed on non-renewal of Customs Broker Representative Cards have been waived until 31 December 2020. Dubai Customs shall irrevocably cancel all the Representative Cards that have not been renewed and and which have expired before 31 December 2020. The clients who wish to continue using the facility of the representative Card need to apply for new Cards via “New Card…
With reference to Customs Notice 17/2020 in the attachment section below, Dubai Customs is pleased to announce introduction of new declaration type “Goods Consumption within FZ” in Mirsal2 system effective 25th October 2020. Following important points should be noted and taken care for successful submission of this new declaration “Goods Consumption within FZ”. Dubai FZ Company or Broker (on behalf of FZ Company) can submit this new declaration. Regime Type is “Import” and Declaration Type is “Goods Consumption within FZ”. Declaration Registration charge will be…
Kindly note that Dubai Customs have made some changes to facilitate the traders in respect to Customs Clearance of Declarations with enhanced services, effective October 09, 2020, as follows. 1. Collection of Deposit through Debit Account Dubai Customs have enhanced Debit Account facility for the Customers as one of the payment methods to pay Deposit for Customs Declarations submitted online and Bureau Service. The Declarant shall now be able to use Debit Account in addition to Standing Guarantee for all the declarations where deposit is…
Pursuant to the Federal Law No. 1 of 2017 on AntiDumping, Countervailing and Safeguard Measures, and the Resolution of the GCC Industrial Cooperation Committee No. 3 dated 31/03/2019, and in conformity with the Federal Customs Authority’s Memo No. FCA/CD/2019/824 dated 23/4/2019 and the Ministry of Economy’s Directive No. (1) of 2019 dated 4/04/2019, regarding the imposition of a definitive anti-dumping duty on GCC imports of uncoated paper or paperboard product (fluting or testliner). The following has been decided: Article (1) The definitive anti-dumping duty shall…
Further to the Customs Notice No. 5/2011 determining the prices of the official printed forms, and aiming to meet the objectives of the Dubai Paperless Strategy, reducing the use of paper and saving costs for customers, and easing customs procedures. The following has been decided: Article (1) Selling declaration forms shall be discontinued as of 17/07/2020. Article (2) Declarations are to be printed in black and white on regular white A4 paper using the same layout approved by Dubai Customs (attached). Article (3) The new…
As a relief measure to the Traders during this economic slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Dubai Customs have announced granting a fine reduction on the cases of Violation of Customs Law, committed before 31st March 2020. Please refer to the Customs Notice-7/2020 In view of the issuance of the above Customs Notice, and introduction of a new facility, Dubai Customs have implemented two new services to submit a request for Reduction of Customs Fines imposed on violation of Customs Law up to 80% and…
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