How to export from Somalia?

Complete procedures to export goods from Somalia



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


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


For starting an import export business you should enlist as a taxpayer with Somalia Tax Authority. A registered trade with concerned license as per the business is must for exporting and importing of commercial products from and into Somalia. Appropriate authorization from concerned agencies and institution are need to be obtained if required.

The Customs Department of the Ministry of Finance of Somalia is the official authority responsible for levies taxes on goods efficiently, implementation of customs policies, facilitate legitimate trade and protection of the society and legal economic activities

The export documents required in Somalia depends up on the regular trade policy of Somalia Government, the nature of goods exporting, specific goods exporting from Somalia. In many cases, the documentation may also vary depending on the country of origin or destination.  The documents may have to be prepared in a special way to comply with the requirements of the import or export country.


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 Somalia.



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