How to Authorize Customs Broker Online in Qatar

How to Authorize Customs Broker Online in Qatar

In Qatar, if anyone wishes to submit a customs declaration, authorization of the clearing agency is required in a specific port of entry. This should follow a specific set of procedures in one or more ports of entry. The system admin has the authority to either extend or terminate a clearing agency’s authorization.

To complete this procedure online, simply log in to the Al Nadeeb system and input the necessary information as needed. In the search standards for a clearing agency, pick the option that says “Search”. Select the “Clearing Agency Symbol” link. This will allow you to view the authorized clearing agency’s various details. Then, input the authorization duration and port of entry type. Afterward, click “Authorize General Guarantee Account”.

Select “Authorize”, then choose “Yes”. This will confirm the clearing agency authorization.

For any additional information, you may check the User Guide for Customs Clearing Agencies. This document will provide detailed information regarding issues on customs declaration processing. You can also contact the call center at 136 if you need more help on how to authorize customs clearing agency online.

For instance, in the said guide, you may check the circumstances about how to authorize a Customs Clearing Agency. The CCA is allowed to submit the goods declaration. As a trader, you have to make sure that you authorize a CCA to submit declarations on your behalf to Customs. Once this declaration is complete, this will be sent to the system where it will be validated. Validations are configured on the system, and afterward, this declaration will be approved or rejected accordingly. You will be notified of the status of the customs approval.

If your declaration is approved, this will be sent to other relevant government bodies. These authorities will also provide their approval if needed. Note that once you submit a declaration, the CCA can still amend or cancel this with approval from customs.

According to the CIA World Factbook, there was an estimated total of USD67.5 billion worth of goods that were exported in 2017 in Qatar. These goods include petroleum products, steel, liquefied natural gas, and fertilisers to name a few. In imports, goods totalled an estimated USD30.77 billion, which included chemicals, food, machinery, and transport equipment.

The import and export industry is thriving, which is why it’s important to be aware of the various customs procedures in Qatar.

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