1. In the event of personal importation, the importer shall present his ID, passport or Residence Permit to complete the customs operation.
2. Locally or internationally prohibited goods, or those subject to applicable international agreements or conventions may not be imported.
3. Permits and approvals required from competent authorities shall be submitted.
4. Where suspicious, the customs office may request the official documents related to the consignment or parcels.
5. Any parcel/package weighing over 50Kg shall be transferred to the clearance system for commercial importation.
6. A single customs declaration shall be completed in the following cases:
i. parcels the value of which exceeds 3000 QR or its equivalent in local GCC currencies.
ii. Restricted goods
iii. goods of special nature
iv. when imported under the procedures suspending duties
7. CN22 and CN23 forms are to accepted as a customs declaration for regular mail and carrying out inspection/examination based on risk assessment criteria applicable in the customs office in the following cases:
i. parcels weighing no more than 30Kg.
ii. Parcels the value of which does not exceed QR3000 or its equivalent in local GCC currencies.
iii. Parcels containing post cards, personal letters, publications for the blind and printed papers which are not subject to customs duties.
8. The customs office may request translation of the foreign invoices/documents into Arabic.