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The Abu Dhabi Customs Authority is imposing a new regulation requiring Import Codes for all shipments arriving to Abu Dhabi for clearance with Abu Dhabi Customs.

This regulation will be imposed on all FedEx International Priority, FedEx International Economy and FedEx GCC Road shipments to be cleared by FedEx in Abu Dhabi

To obtain an Import Code, the Consignee is required to submit a copy of the Trade License and register with Abu Dhabi Customs Authority prior to shipment clearance. For personal shipments a Passport copy or Emirates ID is required in order to obtain an Import Code

Should a consignee want FedEx to obtain the Import code on their behalf, a copy of the commercial trade license and a power of attorney will be requested

The cost of issuing an Import Code from Abu Dhabi Customs is AED 100 and is valid for one year. Yearly renewal of the code costs AED 50.

For more information please contact Customer service on 17334448

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