Shipping to United Arab Emirates from the United States

shipping to United Arab Emirates from the US

United Arab Emirates import tax & custom fees

Currency: United Arab Emirates dirham (AED)
tax threshold
Tax Threshold: 1000 AED
tax vat gst
Tax (VAT/GST): 5%
duties calculation method
Calculation method: CIF

Tax & duties are calculated on the price of the products and shipping costs

The taxation for a particular country depends on the local GST/VAT, as well as the item category and its declared value. The tax & duty threshold is the amount at which a person begins paying taxes based on the declared value of an item.

United Arab Emirates calculates using the CIF method, which means the import duty and taxes are calculated based on the value of the imported goods as well as shipping costs.

duties calculation method
Import duty product categories

Shipment items in an order will have relevant duties charged at this rate

  • Mobiles0%
  • Tablets0%
  • Computers0%
  • Cameras0%
  • Accessories5%
  • Accessories (Battery)obiles5%
  • Health & Beauty20%
  • Fashion5%
  • Watches5%
  • Jewelry5%
  • Pets Accessories5%
  • Dry Food & Supplements5%
  • Home Appliances5%
  • Home decor5%
  • Toys5%
  • Sports5%
  • Luggage5%
  • Audio video5%
  • Documents0%
  • Gaming5%
  • Books & Collectibles5%

We are constantly trying to keep this information accurate, but it may change at any time.

Shipping Documentation to United Arab Emirates

Shipping internationally is a complex process that requires a lot of paperwork. It is a process that takes a lot of time and can be confusing. automatically creates the necessary paperwork for your shipment based on the information you provide. This makes the process quick and easy for you.
  • Commercial Invoice
  • Tax Documents & Shipping Labels
  • Battery Statement

How Works

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United Arab Emirates Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

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Fresh food
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Confused on United Arab Emirates customs and regulations? Before shipping to United Arab Emirates (or any country), it's important to know if there are any special arrangements to make when sending them or even if they are legal at all. Get shipping regulations for United Arab Emirates and other countries at ForwardMe.

Cities in United Arab Emirates. ForwardMe will ship American products to your door in any United Arab Emirates city, including:

Shipping to Dubai
Shipping to Sharjah
Shipping to Abu Dhabi
Shipping to Al ‘Ayn
Shipping to ‘Ajmān
Shipping to Ra’s al Khaymah
Shipping to Al Fujayrah
Shipping to Umm al Qaywayn
Shipping to Madīnat Zāyid

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