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Qatar Customs Rules & Regulations

As your official Express Partner, we would like to bring to your kind attention that all Commercial Shipments (Non Documents) are subject to examination by Qatar Customs Authorities prior to clearance.

In response to our customers queries, we would like to clarify that as per Part 6, Chapter 1 of the Customs Law, Article (46*): “When clearing any goods, even if exempted from customs duties, a detailed customs declaration, as in the approved forms shall be submitted to the customs office containing all the information that enable in application of the customs regulation and levying applicable customs duties and for the purposes of statistics”
Customs duty & legalization fee are levied on all commercial shipments (Non Documents) imported into Qatar irrespective of declared value of shipment. Therefore, please note that based on inspection by Qatar Customs for all your shipments, it will be your company responsibility to reimburse DHL Express Qatar for the following costs at time of shipment delivery:
  • Customs Duty: Applicable rate (5% of commercial value in general)
  • Legalization Fee:
  1. Attestation of Certificate of Origin QAR 150/- per shipment
  2. Attestation of Commercial Invoice as per Tariff given below
Shipment Value (QAR)Attestation of Certificate ofAttestation of Commercial
Total Payable (QAR)
 0 4999 150 100 250.00
 5000 14999 150 200 350.00
 15000 49999 150 500 650.00
 50000 99999 150 900 1050.00
 100000 149999 150 1300 1450.00
 150000 249999 150 1800 1950.00
 250,000.00 499,999.00 150 2200 2350.00
 500,000.00 999,999.00 150 3000 3150.00
 1,000,000.00 above 0.4% of declared invoice value
  • Bayan Fee: QAR 10/- for personal shipment by Air & QAR 100/- for all commercial shipment and personal shipment by road
  • Administration Fee: 2% of sum of Duty + Legalization + Bayan fee or QAR 30 whichever is higher
For more information please visit the Official Qatar CustomsExternal Link / New Window site.
Should you have any questions or concerns please contact us.