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Customs Regulations in Syria


*NOTE: CUSTOMERS ARE HAVING PROBLEMS CLEARING THE RESTRICTED ITEMS SHOWN BELOW THROUGH CUSTOMS AND SIGNIFICANT LOSS AND DAMAGE HAVE BEEN REPORTED TO US.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • Inventory - typewritten in ENGLISH or FRENCH
  • List of electrical appliances and electronics (detailing make, year and serial number) and valuable articles (silver, carpets, furs, etc.)
  • Manuals for computers, TVs and radios
  • Letter authorizing Destination Agent to clear shipment
  • Additional documents required:
  • Foreign Diplomats:
    • Diplomatic exemption from the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Foreign Experts:
    • Work Permit in Syria
    • Residence Card
    • Permit from the General Directorate of Customs for clearance under temporary admission regime
    • Letter of Guarantee from the work place
    • License of Importation
  • Syrian Returning Nationals:
    • Certificate with start and end date of work
    • Certificate of residence from Syrian Embassy
    • List of Household goods in Arabic certified by Syrian Embassy
    • Emigrant book from the Syrian Embassy
    • Receipts of lease of house and electricity and water bills
    • Passport and Syrian Identity Card

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS

  • CUSTOMER MUST BE PRESENT AT CUSTOMS CLEARANCE
  • All shipments subject to strict inspection
  • Items cannot be moved to bonded warehouse for storage before Customs clearance is completed
  • Items must arrive in Syria within four months of owners arrival with the exception of Foreign Diplomats
  • Foreign Experts and Foreign Diplomats:
    • Used household goods and personal effects are duty-free provided:
    • Items are for personal use, are not to be sold in Syria and must be re-exported from Syria at the end of the Work Permit or Active Service
  • Syrian Nationals:
    • Only one shipment allowed during the first four months of arrival
    • Used household goods and personal effects are duty-free provided:
    • Owner is transferring his normal home to Syria to take up permanent residence
    • The goods have been used for at least two years and will be retained for personal use by the owner for at least three years in Syria.

DUTIABLE/RESTRICTED ITEMS

  • Presents and souvenirs
  • Inheritance
  • Wedding trousseau

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • Narcotic drugs
  • Tobacco, wines and spirits
  • Dangerous goods including firearms and ammunition
  • Pornographic material
  • Motorcycles
  • Works of art and antiques
  • "Walkie-Talkie" radios and radio controlled cars, boats and planes
  • *ALL PRINTED MATTER, BOOKS, PICTURES, RECORDS, FILMS, TAPES, SLIDES, MOVIES, VIDEOS, COMPACT DISCS, COMPUTER SOFTWARE, ETC. ARE SUBJECT TO CENSORSHIP AND CONFISCATION (MUST BE PACKED SEPARATELY FOR EASY ACCESS)
  • Below are items permitted for Foreign Diplomats only:
    • Pets
    • Plants
    • New furniture and household goods
    • Alcohol and tobacco products

MOTOR VEHICLES

  • CUSTOMER MUST BE PRESENT FOR CUSTOMS CLEARANCE
  • Permitted for Foreign Experts and Foreign Diplomats only
  • Car must be less than two years old
  • Diesel engines are not permitted
  • Autos are duty-free under temporary admission regime for Foreign Experts, but they must pay road taxes and auto must be retained for personal use only
  • Auto must clear customs within four months of owner's arrival in Syria
  • Auto must be re-exported from Syria at the end of the Work permit or active Service
  • Documents required for Foreign Experts:
    • Ownership Card
    • Green Card
    • Work Permit in Syria
    • Residence Card in Syria
    • Permit from the Syrian General Directorate of Customs for clearance under temporary admission regime
    • Letter of Guarantee from the work place in Syria
    • License of Importation
    • Diplomatic exemption from the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is required for Foreign Diplomats
   

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