Step by step procedures to export from UAE

How to export from UAE?


This post explains about step by step procedures that need to be finished with UAE government authority for exportation from UAE.

How to export from UAE? What are the export registration procedures, export customs process, export cargo movement methods 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 from respective Emirates.

United Arab Emirates Federal Customs Authority (FCA) is the official customs authority of Emirates.



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 UAE.


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