Qatar: Controls for Exempting Personal Items and Gifts from Customs Fees Explained​

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Qatar: Controls for Exempting Personal Items and Gifts from Customs Fees Explained​

Alsharq, 17 January 2023: Qatar’s General Authority of Customs has confirmed that personal items and used household appliances brought in by nationals and residents from abroad are exempted from customs fees, provided they adhere to several controls.

Personal items, gifts, and used household appliances must not be of a commercial nature. They must meet the controls and conditions set out in the executive regulations of the Customs Law.

The controls also stipulate that the exemption can be given when the nationals or residents are relocating to Qatar for the first time; the items must be brought in from the country of residence. The residents must prove they are coming to work or reside in the country for less than 365 days.

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