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Get help with Customs procedures, limitations, and restrictions. Preparing your shipment properly will ensure that it arrives on time.

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Egypt Clearance Process

When shipping from Egypt the clearance through Customs depends on what you're shipping:

  • Documents with no commercial value ( only fedex AWB is needed )
  • Dutiable goods (goods with a commercial value) (FedEx AWB + original invoice and 2 copies)


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Export Prohibitions and Restrictions

Certain items are forbidden and controlled for export from Egypt by Customs. These items are in addition to items prohibited by the IATA. Senders are responsible for making sure that the goods they are shipping will be accepted by the destination country.

Forbidden for Export from Egypt

  • Dangerous goods as defined by IATA
  • Food, perishable
  • Live animals
  • Food, non-perishable
  • Human body parts
  • Explosives
  • Money
  • Liquor


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Egypt Export Regulations

Take note of the following regulations when exporting from Egypt:

For the repair and return shipments shipper must provide the following:

  1. FedEx AWB
  2. Original invoice with the serial part number on it.
  3. Obligation to return the package within 6 months
  4. An import licenses

For Commercial shipments which need to be exported on a separated certificate the shipper must provide the following:

  1. FedEx AWBwb
  2. Original iInvoice showing the name of the bank and his account number
  3. Original packing list
  4. Exporter licenses
  5. Shipper dealing number with the Egyptian customs

 

For samples which shipper needs to export on separate certificate:

  1. FedEx AWB
  2. Exporter licenses
  3. Shipper's dealing number with the Egyptian customs
    • For size and weight maximums please check with the destination country's limits. (maximum dimension IP=108in (274 cm)L 130in (330 cm) L & G, maximum weight IP=110 lbs (50 kgs)
    • Dimensional weight or actual weight, whichever is greater, determines the shipment tariff.

 



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Regulatory Contact Information



Agency
Fedex Egypt customs department
Khaled Ibn Waleed Sheraton Bldg.
Cairo
Tel: 202 6961 444
Fax: 202 6961 444




Please see our tips to Avoid Customs problems to gain Customs clearance more quickly. For more information, please contact Customer Help.



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Agency
FedEx Egypt Customs Department
19 Khaled Ibn Waleed Sheraton Bldg.
Cairo
Phone number: 202.6961.444
Fax number: 202.6961.444



Please see our tips to Avoid Customs problems to gain Customs clearance more quickly. For more information, please contact Customer Help.



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