Licence required to export from UAE

Export Registration process in UAE


This post explains about export registration procedures to be obtained from UAE government authority to export from UAE.

What are the procedures for registration as an exporter in UAE? What are the certification formalities to export to UAE? How to get export licence in UAE? How to start an export business in UAE?


The United Arab Emirates, simply called the Emirates is a federal absolute monarchy sovereign state. The country is a federation of seven emirates; they are Abu Dhabi (which serves as the capital), Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Quwain. Although most of the process for import and export are similar, each emirate may have their own rules and regulations to import to respective emirate and export from such province.

Licensing is important to allow you to be an importer/exporter. It includes having a valid trade license issued by a UAE license issuing authority and being registered with the Customs department. Trade license should obtain from the Economic department from respective Emirates. Then, the trader must obtain import / export customs code from the respective Ports and customs department.


Licensing procedure to export goods to a country is almost same worldwide.  Detailed information on how to obtain a licence to export to a country is explained in separate post in this website.  Click below to read the same.


Export Licence and registration procedures


The details given here explain about export registration procedures to be obtained from UAE government authority to export from UAE.

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