Qatar

 
On regard of The Letter/parcel/EMS addressed to Qatar "Georgian Post" does not take material liability for total or partial damage, loss or thief of the item, also by the returning of the item or breaking the delivery time.
Letter mail
Parcel
EMS
Prohibited articles list
 
Weight / size limit admitted:
üPostcard – maximum weight 20g.  maximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness – 5mm
üLetter – maxsimum weight 250gmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 5mm.
üSmall packets – maxsimum weight 2kgmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 50mm.
üM bag – maxsimum weight 30kg. maximum height - 80cmmaximum circumference -120cm.
 
Insured* letters admitted – no;
Maximum insured value 
 
On-line tracking provided – yes;
 
Payments for inbound items in case, when content is a goods:
ü Customs clearance fee -
ü Threshold level below which items are free of customs duties and other taxes - 3000 QAR;
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound letter 
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed –
 
Delivery charge for small packets exceeding 500 g 
 
Period of retention for letters 
 
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.qatarpost.qa
 
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel,  which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.

 

**Custom declaration for letter post is required only in case, when content is a goods.

 
Weight / size limit admitted:
ü Max weight – 20 kg
ü Max size - 1,05m X 1,05m X 1,05m (or 2m length & greatest circumference);
 
Insured* parcels admitted – no;
Maximum insured value - 
 
On-line tracking provided – yes;
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound parcels – 2;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English, Arabic;
 
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee - 
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes - 3000 QAR;
 
 
To customers’ address:
ü Free – yes;
ü Paid service – no;
 
 
Period of retention for parcels:
ü Min – 30 days;
ü Max – 30 days;
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.qpost.com.qa
 
 
 
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel,  which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.
 
 
Weight / size limit admitted:
ü Max weight – 20 kg
ü Max size - 1,05m X 1,05m X 1,05m (or 2m length & greatest circumference);
 
 
Maximum insured value:
 for documents: 4000 GEL
 for merchandise: 10 000 GEL
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound EMS – 1;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English;
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee - 
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes:
For private customers - 1000 QAR
For business customers 
 
How many attempts at delivery are made: 3
 
Period of retention for EMS items: 14 days;
 
Coverage: entire territory
 
Days of the week on which EMS items are delivered: 1/2/3/4/6/7
 
EMS item delivery to P.O. Box: Yes
 
National holidays on which EMS items are not delivered: 12 February, 1-7 June, 10-16 August, 18 December
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.qpost.com.qa/QTrack.aspx
 
 
*SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 
 
The amount of insurance paid by the customer should not exceed the actual value of the contents of the parcel

Definition of Terms

 

 

·        Prohibited items – items whose import into the country is prohibited.    

·        Items admitted conditionally – items whose importation into the country is allowed with the term if a document issued by the relevant authorities of the exporting country is presented.    

·        Items admitted without conditions – items whose import into the country is allowed.    

 

Detailed information on the HS codes and their titles can be found on the Revenue Service web-page (http://www.rs.ge/4509) or at the following address: http://www.foreign-trade.com/reference/hscode.htm

 

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The below information is based upon the official source of Qatar 

 
ParI:
List of articles prohibited as imports (or in transit) or admitted conditionally
 
 
Section I                       Live animals; animal products
 
Chapter 1                     Live animals
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
01.01-06                        All live animalexcept live bees, leeches, silkworms, parasites.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Live beeand leeches. See Part II, § 2.1.
 
 
Chapter 2                     Meat and edible meat offal
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
02.01-10                        All kindof meat and edible offal.
 
 
Chapter 3                     Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and otheaquatic invertebrates
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
03.01-07                        All kindof fish and crustaceans, molluscand other aquatiinvertebrates.
 
 
Chapter 4                     Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified oincluded
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
04.01-10                        Treeand saplings. See Part II, § 2.2.
 
 
Chapter 5                     Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included
Nil.
 
 
Section II                      Vegetable products
 
Chapter 6                     Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 7                     Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 8                     Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 9                     Coffee, tea, maté and spices
Nil.
 
 
Chapte10                   Cereals
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 11                   Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 12                   Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder
Nil.

 
 
Chapte13                   Lacgums, resins and othevegetable saps and extracts
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 14                   Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included
Nil.
 
 
Section III                     Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetablwaxes
 
Chapter 15                   (Sole chapter)
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
15.01-22                        Productthe manufacture owhich ibased on pork fat.
 
 
Section IV                     Prepared  foodstuffs;  beverages,  spirits  and  vinegar;  tobacco  and  manufactured  tobacco substitutes
 
Chapte16                   Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs ootheaquatic invertebrates
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 17                   Sugars and sugar confectionery
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 18                   Cocoa and cocoa preparations
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 19                   Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 20                   Preparations of vegetables, fruits, nuts or other parts of plants
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 21                   Miscellaneous edible preparations
Nil.
 
 
Chapte22                   Beverages, spirits anvinegar
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
22.01-09                        Beverageand spirits. See Part II, § 2.4.
 
 
Chapter 23                   Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
23.01-09                        Spoiled productwhich are harmful to health; productunfit for human consumption.
 
 
Chapter 24                   Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
24.01-03                        Cigarettes. See Part II, § 2.5.
 
 
Section V                      Mineral products
 
Chapter 25                   Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials; lime and cement
Nil.

 
 
Chapte26                   Ores, slag and ash
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 27                   Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; minerawaxes
Nil.
 
 
Section VI                     Products of the chemical or allied industries
 
Chapter 28                   Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes
Nil.
 
 
Chapte29                   Organic chemicals
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 30                   Pharmaceutical products
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
30.01-06                        Pharmaceutical productand drugused in pharmacy. See Part II, § 2.8.
 
 
Chapte31                   Fertilisers
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 32                   Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes; pigments and other colouring matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 33                   Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 34                   Soap, organic surface-activagents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxespreparewaxespolishinoscouring preparations,candleansimilaarticles, modelling pastes, "dentawaxesand dental preparationwith a basis of plaster
Nil.
 
 
Chapte35                   Albuminoidal substancesmodified starchesgluesenzymes
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 36                   Explosives;   pyrotechnic   products;   matches;   pyrophoric   alloys;   certain   combustible preparations
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
36.01-06                        Explosiveand pyrotechniproducts.
 
 
Chapter 37                   Photographic or cinematographic products
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
37.01-07                        Pornographic filmanvideos.
 
 
Chapter 38                   Miscellaneous chemical products
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
38.01-24                          Chemical  products  of  the  local  industry  are  imported  with  prior  authorization  from  the  relevant authorities.

 
 
 
Section VII                    Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof
 
Chapte39                   Plastics and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 40                   Rubber and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Section VIII                   Raw hideanskins, leather, furskinanarticles thereofsaddlery anharnesstravel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut(other than silk-worm gut)
 
Chapter 41                   Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather
Nil.
 
 
Chapte42                   Articles of leather; saddlery anharnesstravegoods, handbagansimilacontainers;
articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 43                   Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof
Nil.
 
 
Section IX                     Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal; cork and articles of cork; manufactures of strawof esparto oof other plaiting materials; basketware andwickerwork
 
Chapter 44                   Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal
Nil.
 
 
Chapte45                   Cork and articles of cork
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 46                   Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork
Nil.
 
 
Section X                      Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulose material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard;
paper and paperboard and articles thereof
 
Chapter 47                   Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulose material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard
Nil.
 
 
Chapte48                   Papeand paperboard; articles of papepulp, of paper or of paperboard
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 49                   Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
49.01-11                        Politicaprintematteanpublicationof a subversivnaturanprejudiciatnationasecurity;
greetingcardwith musical chimes.

 
 
 
Section XI                     Textiles and textile articles
 
Chapter 50                   Silk
Nil.
 
 
Chapte51                   Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehaiyarn anwoven fabric
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 52                   Cotton
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 53                   Other vegetable textile fibres, paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 54                   Man-made filaments
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 55                   Man-made staple fibres
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 56                   Wadding felt and non-wovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 57                   Carpets and other textile floor coverings
Nil.
 
 
Chapte58                   Speciawoven fabricstufted textile fabricslacetapestriestrimmingsembroidery
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 59                   Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 60                   Knitted or crocheted fabrics
Nil.
 
 
Chapte61                   Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted
Nil.
 
 
Chapte62                   Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 63                   Other made-up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
63.01-10                        Clothing bearing the name of Allah overses from the KoranMilitaror similar clothing.

 
 
 
Section XII                    Footwear, headgear, umbrellassun umbrellaswalking-sticksseat-sticks,  whips,  riding- crops and parts thereof; prepared feathers and articles madetherewith; artificial flowersarticles of human hair
 
Chapter 64                   Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles
Nil.
 
 
Chapte65                   Headgeaand parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte66                   Umbrellas, sun umbrellaswalking-sticks, seat-stickswhips, riding-crops and parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 67                   Prepared  feathers  and  dow and  articles  made  of  feathers  or  of  down;  artificial  flowers;
articles of human hair
Nil.
 
 
Section XIII                   Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials; ceramic products;
glass and glassware
 
Chapte68                   Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similamaterials
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 69                   Ceramic products
Nil.
 
 
Chapte70                   Glass and glassware
Nil.
 
 
Section XIV                  Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewellerycoin
 
Chapter 71                   (Sole chapter)
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
71.01-18                        All kindof counterfeit currency.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
See Part II, § 2.12.
 
 
Section XV                   Base metals and articles of base metal
 
Chapte72                   Iron and steel
Nil.
 
 
Chapte73                   Articles of iron and steel
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 74                   Copper and articles thereof
Nil.

 
 
Chapte75                   Nickel and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 76                   Aluminium and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte77                   (Reserved fopossible future use in the harmonized system)
Nil.
 
 
Chapte78                   Lead and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte79                   Zinc and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 80                   Tin and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte81                   Othebase metalscermetsarticles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 82                   Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal
Nil.
 
 
Chapte83                   Miscellaneous articles of base metal
Nil.
 
 
SectioXVI                  Machinery anmechanicaapplianceselectricaequipmentparts thereofsound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders andreproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
 
Chapte84                   Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliancesparts thereof
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
84.01-85                          Substances  contaminated  with  radioactive  dust;  radioactive  substances  and  dangerous  toxiproducts.
 
 
Chapter 85                   Electrical machinery and equipment and parts  thereof; sound  recorders  and  reproducers; televisioimagansound recorders and reproducers andparts anaccessorieosuch articles
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
85.01-48                        Transmitterand receivers; long-distance telecommunicationequipment.
See Part II, § 2.13.
 
 
Section XVII                 Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment
 
Chapter 86                   Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (includingelectro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds
Nil.

 
 
Chapte87                   Vehicles, other than railwaotramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte88                   Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 89                   Ships, boats and floating structures
Nil.
 
 
Section XVIII                Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instrumentanapparatusclockanwatchesmusicalinstrumentsparts anaccessories thereof
 
Chapte90                   Opticalphotographiccinematographicmeasuringcheckingprecisionmedicaosurgical instruments and apparatusparts and accessories thereof
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
90.01-33                        Measuring instruments. See Part II, § 2.14.
 
 
Chapte91                   Clocks anwatches and parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte92                   Musical instrumentsparts and accessories of such articles
Nil.
 
 
Section XIX                  Arms and ammunitionparts and accessories thereof
 
Chapter 93                   (Sole chapter)
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
93.01-07                        Arms, ammunition, explosiveand componentused in their manufacture.
 
 
Section XX                   Miscellaneous manufactured articles
 
Chapter 94                   Furniture, bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
94.01-06                          Importatioomotovehiclheadlightiprohibitewithouprioauthorizatioof thappropriate authorities.
 
 
Chapte95                   Toys, games and sports requisitesparts and accessories thereof
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
95.01-08                        Remote-controlled aircraft for children and gameof chance.
 
 
Chapte96                   Miscellaneous manufactured articles
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
96.01-18                        Fishing rodin three partswith the diameter of the bottopart not exceeding 4 cm.
Advertising articles for promoting cigarettes.

 
 
 
Section XXI                  Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques
 
Chapter 97                   (Sole chapter)
Nil.

 
 
ParII:
Conditions of admission of articles imported or in transit
 
 

2.1  Animals and animal products
 
2.2  Plants and plant products
 
2.4  Beverages, spirits

Beesleechessilkwormanparasitemusbencloseiboxesconstructeas to avoid andanger during transport.
 
Prohibited aimportwithout prior authorization issued bthe appropriate authorities.
 
 
Wineand alcoholibeveragefor diplomatimissionswithout prior authorization.

 
2.5  Tobacco                       Iiprohibited to imporcigarettewhicdnogivthe followinwarninon thpackets: "smoking tobacco ione of the principal causeof cardio-vascularand pulmonardiseases".

 
2.8  Pharmaceutical products
 
2.12  Natural or cultured pearls, precious stones and metals, articles thereof, imitation jewellery
 
2.13  Television receivers
 
 
2.14  Measuring instruments

Thimportatioopharmaceuticaproductandruguseipharmaciprohibitewithout prior authorization issued bthe appropriate authorities.
 
Thimportatioof platinum, gold, articleof jewellerananother preciouarticliprohibited except in insured letters.
 
 
 
 
 
Thimportatiootelecommunicatiotransmitters anreceiversolong-distance telephone apparatusprinted matteand audiovisuamateriaiprohibitewithouprioauthorizatioof the appropriate bodies.
 
Thimportatiooinstruments oweights anmeasureusefoweighiniprohibitewithout authorization from thWeightanMeasures DepartmenothMinistrof FinanceEconomy anTrade.

 
 
ParIII:
Special provisions, Customs and other
 
 

3.4  Miscellaneous customs provisions.

Becausof thcurrendisseminatiooanthravipostaitems, thQataGeneral  Postal Corporatio n longer  accept ordinaran registere items,  EMitem an postal  parcels containing powder.