Import Registration and import Licence procedures required in Saudi Arabia

Permit and registration required to import goods in Saudi Arabia


Import Licence process required in Saudi Arabia


How to get an importer status in Saudi Arabia? How to get import licence in Saudi Arabia? What are the procedures for registration as an importer in Saudi Arabia? How to start an import business in Saudi Arabia? What are the certification formalities to import to Saudi Arabia?


This post explains about import registration procedures to be obtained from Saudi Arabia government authority for importation to Saudi Arabia.


  For those who wish to import to Saudi Arabia, should be register with and get appropriate license or permit from Ministry of Commerce and Investment (MCI). There were many limitations and strict rules regarding import.

Every goods imported into Saudi Arabia needs to be accompanied with a SASO Certificate Saudi Arabia. The SASO Certificate, also known as the COC Certificate, or the certificate of conformity certificate, is a must to clear the goods through the Saudi customs for both exporting and importing. The Intertek is the service provider and supports the authorities in Saudi Arabia with the conformity assessment programme.


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


Import Registration and Licensing Process



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