Aleqtisadiya, 2 April 2023: The Public Transport Authority has announced the start of applying the electronic “Naql” document to all foreign trucks destined for the Kingdom.
The aim is to support the national carriers, ensuring fair competition, creating an environment to attract investments, and contributing to raising the level of safety and security for goods transport services.
The authority has added that the transportation document, is issued through the electronic portal through the “cargo documentation” service, and includes data of the sender and consignee, shipment information, the schedule of movables, as well as flight details, tracks and carrier data which are considered basic requirements for non-Saudi trucks to enter the Kingdom.
In addition, the Public Transport Authority has announced the conditions for using double-trailer trucks in the Kingdom, which are shipping trucks that pull a trailer or half a trailer to transport goods on lands and specific paths.
The requirements include that the establishment must have a valid license from the Public Transport Authority to carry out transporting goods on the roads, the truck must have a valid operating licence, and the driver needs a professional driver’s identity and a category one driver’s license of the appropriate category.
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