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Shipping To KuwaitInternational Shipping To Kuwait

In order to aid you in moving to Kuwait we have gathered customs information. We advise you to carefully review the information relating to moving to Kuwait. You may find more up to date information at your local consulate or embassy. Please note, customs regulations are subject to change at any time. GEM Relocations cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance.

 

Documentation Required
  1. Passport (two copies of info page and Residence Permit page)
  2. Visa
  3. Residence Permit (Kiama)
  4. Temporary Import License
  5. "No Objection Certificate" required from the Ministry of Interior
  6. Declaration from employer that customer is employed by a specific firm
  7. Letter from employer stating customer's purpose of stay
  8. Descriptive inventory (original) showing brand name, make and model of all items
  9. Invoice and Certificate of Origin (bearing manufacturer's name and address) for new items and personal computers
  10. Authorization letter in Arabic to clear shipments. This can be obtained from the consigned upon arrival in Kuwait
  11. Copy of Civil ID (Kuwait ID card)
  12. Inventory showing gross weight and number of packages
Customs Regulations
  1. CUSTOMER'S PRESENCE IS REQUIRED FOR CUSTOMS
  2. Personal effects such as clothing and books are permitted duty-free provided they arrive by air
  3. Used household goods are permitted, but subject to duty
  4. All shipments inspected
Dutiable and Restricted Items
  1. Electronic items included in shipment will delay Customs and subject to approval by Ministry of Commercial Industry
  2. Medication and foodstuff (subject to special approval and inspection by the Ministry of Health), must be packed separately
  3. New items
  4. Pesticides/insecticides, paints, chemicals subject to approval by Environmental Protection Authority
Prohibited Items
  1. PC's, radio transmitters, and wireless telephones require a special permit and are subject to approval by the Ministry of Telecommunications
  2. All types of weapons, ammunition and explosives, including antique and ornamental
  3. Narcotics and drugs
  4. Pork products
  5. Alcoholic beverages of any type including beer and wine-making kits
  6. Gambling equipment
  7. Pornographic or political, military literature or controversial materials
  8. Objects or images which could be construed as a graven image or contrary to Islamic morality
  9. *ALL PRINTED MATTER, BOOKS, PICTURES RECORDS, FILMS, TAPES, SLIDES, MOVIES, VIDEOS, COMPACT DISCS, COMPUTER SOFTWARE, ETC. ARE SUBJECT TO CENSORSHIP AND CONFISCATION (MUST BE PACKED SEPARATELY FOR EASY ACCESS)
  10. Prohibited goods MUST NOT BE INCLUDED with the goods being shipped
  11. Any prohibited items in shipment will be confiscated and may be destroyed without the customer's consent
Motor Vehicles
  1. OWNER'S PRESENCE REQUIRED AT CUSTOMS CLEARANCE FOR ANY VEHICLE
  2. Non-Kuwaiti individuals/firms are not allowed to import vehicles into Kuwait
  3. Vehicles subject to duties
  4. Used vehicles over five years old are not permitted
  5. Owner of the vehicle must have a valid Residence Permit in order to import an auto
  6. Contact destination agent prior to importation to obtain current regulations
  7. Documents required:
  8. Registration Certificate
  9. Purchase Invoice
Animals and Pets
  1. Importation discouraged due to climate
  2. Rabies vaccination and valid health certificate
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