Import Registration and import Licence procedures required in UAE

Permit and registration required to import goods in UAE


Import Licence process required in UAE


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

How to get import licence in UAE? What are the certification formalities to import to UAE? What are the procedures for registration as an importer in UAE? How to start an import 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 of respective Emirates. Then, trader must obtain import / export customs code from the respective Ports and customs department to go with import or export.

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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The following details also clarify:


Import registration procedures required in ABU DHABI .  Import Licence process in DUBAI. Process to import to FUJAIRAH .  Requirements of registration to import to JEBEL ALI .  Registration requirements in DHOR AL FAKKAN to import. Registration needed to import to KHORFAKKAN.  How can I register to import in DUBAI.  What Licence requited to import in ABU DHABI .  What should I do to import goods in JEBEL ALI .  How to get import licence in FUJAIRAH .   Procedure to get registration to import in PORT RASHID.  Mandatory process need to complete import in DUBAI.  First permission required to import in KHORFAKKAN.  How can I start import business JEBEL ALI ?.  How to begin import trade in FUJAIRAH ?  Permission to initiate to import in DUBAI.  The way to get registration to import in ABU DHABI


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