Step by step procedures to export from Iraq

How to export from Iraq?


What are the export registration procedures, export customs process, export cargo movement methods in Iraq? How to export from Iraq?


This post explains about step by step procedures that need to be finished with Iraq government authority for importation to Iraq.


If you need to export goods or services, a onetime registration procedure is being completed in most of the countries.  Such export licence may be obtained from concerned government department if required in Iraq.

Any legal entity who has registered with tax department of Iraq can start appropriate business and engage with international trade by fulfilling necessary requirements by the Government of Iraq. 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 Iraq.


The Iraq Customs Authority is the official customs that works under the Ministry of Finance. They are assigned with execution of all the decrees issued by the country’s ministries and governmental institutions which concerned, controls illegal trade and is facilitator of genuine trade.

The export documents required in Iraq also depends up on the nature of goods exporting (General goods, Personal effects, Dangerous goods, Livestock etc.), regular trade policy of Iraq Government,   specific goods exporting from Iraq (Arms and ammunition, health products, food products, chemicals etc.)


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 Iraq.



The following details also clarify:


How to export from Erbil?  Formalities to export from Basra.  Procedures to export from Sulaymaniyah.  Need to export from Diyala Governorate.  Explain to export from BAGHDAD.  Information to export from UMM QASR. Step by step process to export from.  Methods to export from UMM QASR.  Guidelines to export from BAGHDAD.  Please guide to export from Diyala Governorate.  Help to export from Sulaymaniyah.   Procedures required to export from Basra.   Requirements to export from BAGHDAD. Clarifications to export from Mosul.  How can I export from UMM QASR. What should I do to export from Baghdad.



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