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Duty exemption for goods and merchandise received as a donation by the state, local authorities, public institutions, public benefit associations, sports federations, and charitable organisations

Customs duty exemption is a measure of non-collection of common customs Tariff applying to goods imported / received, including those received as a donation, for specific purposes or individuals. You will find below the organizations eligible for this exemption and the procedure to follow.

Applicant

The state, local authorities, public institutions, public interest associations, sports federations, and charitable organisations

Required documents

For public entities (state, local authorities and public institutions): 

1.  donations in kind application for duty customs exemption (form) duly filled by the donation recipient;
-Any other formalities required under the laws and regulations in force, if applicable (fraud control , veterinary control, ...).
2. Goods acquired through non-repayable , agreement on central services on the basis of the donation certificate issued by the donor and the corresponding business documents excluding duties and taxes (copy of invoice and contract where necessary );

-Any other formalities required under the laws and regulations in force , if applicable (fraud control, veterinary control, ...).
 

II. For Associations:

1. Associations of public benefit:

-Application for duty customs exemption (model;) filled by the donation recipient;
Copy of decree conferring that status if necessary;
-Any other formalities required under the laws and regulations in force , if applicable (fraud control, veterinary control, ...).

2. Charitable organizations

-With regard to the products to be distributed free of charge to the needy, to disaster victims and equipment designed to make Humanitarian services free, Agreement for national solidarity;
-Positive opinion of the Department or departments in charge of .Any other formalities required under the laws and regulations in force , if applicable (fraud control, veterinary control, ...).

III. For sports federations, national federation of school sport and university sports federation:

- Provided that the goods and sports equipment received as donations are in direct connection with the sports discipline designed by beneficiary sports federation .
-Application for duty customs exemption (model;) filled by the donation recipient;
Copy of decree conferring that status if necessary;

-Any other formalities required under the laws and regulations in force , if applicable (fraud control, veterinary control, ...).

Fees

None

Place of submission

• External services for donated goods and merchandise
• Central administration for goods and merchandise obtained through non-payable financial aid

Place of issue

External Services of the Administration of Customs and Indirect Taxes

Processing time

Immediately

Ways of claims

Al-Wassit institution (mediator)

Contact

Administration of Customs and Indirect Taxes

Sources of information (home department)

Administration of customs and indirect taxes - Administration of Customs and Indirect Taxes