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Hamad International Airport Customs Department

The Customs Administration of Hamad International Airpo​rt Functions:

  1. Monitoring the movement of passengers through Hamad International Airport and other civil airports, inspecting them and examining their luggage, in accordance with the laws and regulations governing this matter.
  2. Monitoring the movement of imported and exported goods alongside arriving and departing passengers.
  3. Applying regulations on the prohibition or restriction of certain types of goods from entering or exiting the country, which are carried by passengers.
  4. Monitoring the movement of transit passengers.
  5. Completing customs procedures for goods imported with passengers subject to customs duties, including inspection, determination of customs duties, and other fees and taxes due on them, which the authority is authorized to collect under the legislation, and depositing them in the designated account.
  6. Combating customs crimes and tax evasion related to imported and exported goods, as well as illegal commercial activities, including seizing and confiscating the goods at the crime scene, in preparation for taking legal action against them.
  7. Supervising the storage of goods in customs warehouses, whether abandoned in airport lounges or seized, and following up on taking legal action regarding them.
  8. Keeping a record for each warehouse that shows the movement of goods entering and exiting it in accordance with the prescribed regulations.
  9. Monitoring the transfer of currencies or tradable financial instruments carried by individuals, as well as precious metals or gemstones, and combating money laundering and terrorism financing, in accordance with the applicable laws, agreements, and relevant international treaties.
  10. Implementing legislation and executive decisions regarding the border measures that must be taken at customs ports to protect intellectual property rights related to goods from infringement and piracy, in coordination with the relevant administrative units of the authority.
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