Services Guide Government RAK Customs Department Military exemption

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Issuing a military exemption certificate

Imports for all sectors of the military forces and internal security forces, such as ammunitions, arms, equipment, military means of transport and parts thereof and any other materials, will be exempted from customs taxes (duties) by a resolution of the Council of Ministers or the authorised authority in each state.

Step 1

Login as a registered user and click the service link from home page.

Step 2

Enter importer code and other required fields and submit the form. You can support your request by uploading attachments like images and documents. In case if you don’t have any importer code system will redirect you to request for the issuance of importer code.

Step 3

Submit the form and you will receive SMS / mail confirmation about the Request with Reference number or you can visit to “My Request” for tracking your request.

Step 4

Collect the requested documents electronically or by coming to the department in some cases.

Required Documents

1.    Letter from the company *
2.    Invoice *
3.    Letter from the armed forces or internal security forces (stating that the shipment belongs to such forces) *
4.    Export/Import permit (In case of armored vehicles are destined for outside the UAE)
5.    Certificate of origin (In case of indirect importation)