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The Customs Department of Doha old Port and the Northern Ports

The Customs Department of Doha old Port and the Northern Ports Functions:

  1. ​Monitoring the movement of imported and exported goods through Doha old Port and the Northern Ports.
  2. Monitoring the movement of passengers through Doha old Port and the Northern Ports, inspecting them and examining their luggage, in accordance with the laws and regulations governing this matter.
  3. Inspecting and examining modes of transportation, goods, and individuals according to the regulations and procedures stipulated in the relevant legislation.
  4. Implementing legislation related to the preventing or restricting the entry of certain types of goods into or out of the country.
  5. Receiving customs transactions related to clearance of goods allowed to enter the country, and completing customs procedures regarding them, including inspection, determination of customs value, collection of customs duties, fees, and other applicable fees and taxes authorized by the authority to collect  under the legislation, and depositing them in the designated account for that purpose.
  6. Supervision of the storage of goods, whether abandoned or seized, in customs warehouses, and follow-up on taking legal measures regarding them after the end of the legal retention period.
  7. Supervision of depositing and withdrawing goods in free zones, warehouses, free markets, as well as customs departments within the capital.
  8. Combating customs crimes and tax evasion related to imported and exported goods, as well as illegal commercial activities, including seizing and confiscating goods at the crime scene, in preparation for taking legal action regarding them.
  9. Monitoring the movement of goods and means of transit transportation and collecting the applicable fees, and tracking them until they exit the country and settle the obligation.
  10. Recording data related to the entry of goods into the country, according to the temporary admission status for various purposes, and tracking them until they are re-exported after the legal period expires.
  11. Monitoring the transfer of currencies or tradable financial instruments, precious metals or gemstones, and combating money laundering and terrorism financing, in accordance with the applicable laws in the country and relevant international agreements and treaties.
  12. 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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