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Clearing Goods at Post Office Customs Center

The post offices customs centers handle all types of parcels coming through normal, registered or excellent mail service. To custom-clear commercial goods, the following procedures are taken:
  • After checking the mail notice consistency with the parcels, and upon examining goods content, a customs bill is prepared in accordance with the commercial bills and the certificate of origin subject of the consignment, finally the customs duties liable for payment are collected.

  • The Post Office Customs Center working hours are divided into a morning shift and an afternoon shift:
    • Morning Shift: from 8.00 a.m. until 2.00 p.m.
    • Afternoon Shift from 2.00 p.m. until 8.00 p.m.
    • On holidays the center will be open in the mornings only.

Returned Goods

Procedures taken for the entry of returned goods:

Returned goods are those items that are sent back to the country after exportation, whether this may be from the customs centres or from within the importing country. These items are exempted if they meet the following conditions:
  • Goods Returned from Customs Centers:
In case the whole shipment is returned back on the same means of transportation and there is a confirmation issued by the customs authority in the importing destination stating the reasons for rejecting the goods.

In case only part of the shipment included in the export bill is returned, then a copy of the export bill should be presented along with the seizure report issued by the competent authorities in the importing destination.

  • Goods Returned from within the importing country:
The presence of serial numbers consistent with those given on the export bill.

Liable for duty-exemption are: vehicles, automobiles and equipment which had already been exported outside the country are duty-exempted in case all re-export documents are available and that the serial numbers are consistent on exit and upon examination; provided that such item should not have been abroad for a period exceeding six months from the date of exit, and that they should have been registered with one of the traffic departments in the country.

(Customs Circular No. 1/95 Dated 12/2/95).