How to export from Egypt?

Complete procedures to export goods from Egypt


How to export from Egypt? What are the export registration procedures, export customs process, export cargo movement methods in Egypt? Explain the export methodology in Egypt.


Information given here explains about step by step procedures that need to be finished with Egypt government authority for exportation from Egypt.



Egyptian law demands that all commercial agents and importers have Egyptian nationality. If it is a company, the chairman and all members of the board must be Egyptian, and it must be 100% Egyptian-owned.  For commercial purpose, a registered trade with concerned license (if required) as per the business and have enlisted in the Trade and Company Register of the country is must for exporting and importing of goods from and into Egypt. It also requires, those who want to work in the export activity, must be listed in the exporter's register.

 Egyptian Customs Authority administered by the Ministry of Finance is the agency who is assigned with execution of all the decrees issued by the country’s ministries and governmental institutions which concerned, levies taxes, controls illegal trade and is facilitator of genuine trade.

The documents may have to be prepared in a special way to comply with the requirements of the import or export country. Understanding the right export documents is essential for smooth import and export procedures.


Generally in all countries there are three stages of process for export.    One time registration procedure to obtain export licence, documentation needed for exportation and Export customs clearance formalities.   Detailed information on these three stages of exports has been mentioned separately in this website.  You may click below those information links to know more about step by step procedures on how to export:


Export Registration and Licence procedures

Export Customs procedures

Export documents required



This post explains about different phases in export process that every exporter needs to go through for completing export from Egypt.




The following details also clarify:

Help to export from ALEXANDRIA.   Procedures required to export from ADABIYA.   Requirements to export from  DAMIETTA. Clarifications to export from  PORT SAID.  How can I export from ADABIYA. What should I do to export from  PORT SAID. How to export from  PORT SAID?  Formalities to export from  PORT SUEZ.  Procedures to export from  DAMIETTA.  Need to export from Aswan.  Explain to export from ALEXANDRIA.  Information to export from Asyut.   Step by step process to export from.  Methods to export from Alexandria.  Guidelines to export from Saint Catherinei.  Please guide to export from Alexandria.


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Saad khan : Hello sir I'm Saad khan from India I'm supplier manufacturer sand stone kota stone marble and granite. I want to export the product seller..

jagadish: We are planning to export some beauty cosmetics from India by purchasing it from different wholesaler’s and then exporting to Egypt . Kindly guide us what are the formalities here to export and also what are the documents and formalities required at the port in Egypt to receive our consignment

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