Moving from Dubai to Saudi Arabia

Dubai Movers is one of the market leading company of U.A.E that deals in cargo services for Saudi Arabia. Our wide network of agents and number of valid branches makes us capable and the market leader in the moving industry.moving from Dubai to Saudi Arabia

Our fully equipped and latest cargo vehicles moving in U.A.E kingdom and in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia provides a full range of services that also deal with customs clearance and all the matters to make your move smooth. We also act as the representative of some airlines. We work in association with that airline to serve the Desert here in U.A.E and Saudi Arabia.

Having warehousing facility you can easily schedule your move. What we do to facilitate you is we collect your belongings from your place that you want to send to Saudi Arabia. We keep them safe in our warehouse on a temporary basis. On the provided date we make your move and deliver everything and reassemble your belonging to the provided destination in Saudi Arabia. We always struggle to provide you the complete solution that fits your need.

We have transportation services in following cities:

    • Riyadh
    • Jeddah
    • Mecca
    • Medina
    • Dammaz
    • Buraidah
    • Khobar
    • Tabuk
    • Hafar Al-Batin
    • Najran

If you are looking to move in safe hands then don’t forget to contact us. To get the quotation please Call: +971-43306717 or Email us:[email protected]

Custom Regulations for Saudi Arabia

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

All documents show customers name exactly as it appears on passport. Do not use initials or abbreviations for companies (Saudi Government will not accept these documents)

  • Passport (copy) with entry visa
  • Residence Permit
  • Work Permit
  • Proof of Employment legalized by Saudi Chamber of Commerce or a Saudi Government Agency
  • Certificate of Health, stating customer does not have AIDS
  • Inventory (original) with description of contents of cartons-PBO (packed by owner), CU (contents unknown) and MISC (miscellaneous) are not acceptable (MUST be legalized by the Saudi Embassy or Consulate and translated into Arabic)
  • Purchase receipts for major household good items
  • Certificate of Origin (for new items), itemized, with price for each article (MUST be legalized by the Saudi Embassy or Consulate and translated into Arabic)
  • Original valued inventory for Customs purposes
  • Keys for any locked items for Customs inspection
  • Certificate of Insurance, if applicable
  • SASO Certificate of Conformity for all electrical items imported into the country
  • Letter of Undertaking authorizing destination agent to perform Customs clearance

Documents for surface shipments must be received at destination a minimum of seven days prior to arrival of vessel

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS

  • Customer must be in Saudi Arabia at time of Customs clearance
  • Import of consolidation or groupage shipments are not allowed, heavy penalties will be imposed for violations
  • All shipments are inspected and subject to duty, including used household goods and personal effects
  • Shipments are valued locally and rates vary depending on the item
  • Containers and trailers must have a comprehensive packing list of all contents (in a water-proof envelope) taped to the rear door with customer’s full name and address (Failure to comply will result in heavy fines)
  • Shipments arriving in Saudi Arabia without a comprehensive packing list are subject to unloading and full tally at port of discharge
  • “Make Mark” information: all goods imported into the country must show the country of origin, such as “made in USA” or “made in Japan” (This mark must tally with the legalized documents presented to Customs for clearance)

Failure to comply with these regulations will prohibit goods entry into Saudi Arabia

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • Alcohol and any items containing alcohol, such as: flavoring extracts, cooking wines, and wine making kits
  • Books on manufacturing alcoholic drinks or any foods with alcohol
  • Narcotics
  • Radio transmitter/communication equipment (including walkie-talkies, short-wave, VHF, marine, police band equipment, etc.)
  • Binoculars or telescopic equipment
  • Statues, figurines, or carvings
  • Games of chance (chess, dice, backgammon)
  • All weapons and firearms (real or ornamental), including guns, ammunition, fireworks, spears and other edged weapons (owner will be subject to investigation, fines, and/or imprisonment)
  • Pornographic material and literature (including fashion magazines with people wearing undergarments or swimsuits)
  • Politically sensitive materials
  • Foodstuffs
  • Stuffed animals
  • Articles contrary to Muslim or Saudi Arabian moral beliefs
  • Christmas trees/decorations, bibles or any other items associated with religions other than the Muslim faith
  • Military uniforms or equipment

RESTRICTED ITEMS

  • Medicines (must be accompanied by doctors prescription and for personal use only)
  • All printed materials, books, pictures, records, films, tapes, slides, movies, videos, CDs, DVDs, computer software, etc. are subject to censorship and confiscation (these items should be packed separately for easy access and clearly marked on your inventory)
    • These items will be removed from all incoming shipments at the time of Customs clearance and sent to the Ministry of Information for review
    • Once censorship has been completed, a separate delivery will be made at an additional charge to the customer
    • Any restricted or prohibited items in shipment will cause delays, may be subject to confiscation and may cause possible fines or penalties to customer’s account

MOTOR VEHICLE REGULATIONS

  • Shipments with vehicles in containers are not allowed in Saudi Arabia
  • Shipper’s name must match on all documents (such as passport, shipping documents and vehicle ownership)
  • One car is allowed per family and must be in accordance with Saudi Arabian standards
  • Vehicles with the model year 1974 or older cannot be imported
  • The following information must be furnished to the steamship company for all vehicles shipped to Saudi Arabia:
    • make, model, year, color, engine and chassis number, license and serial number, weight, dimensions of auto with bumpers, owners address at origin, date car was last registered in origin country, customer’s destination address, including phone contact overseas
  • Vehicle must be registered as soon after clearance as possible
  • Documents required:
    • Proof of Ownership (Title)
    • SASO Certificate
    • Legalized Purchase Invoice and Certificate of Origin
    • Proof of insurance
    • For used cars, Certificate from Interpol, or origin traffic police, showing there is no police case against car
    • Copy of Passport and Residence Permit (IQAMA)
    • Letter of Saudi sponsor
    • Letter of Authorization from consignee to clear car
    • Customs Fee Declaration
    • Landing Authorization
    • Valid Saudi driver’s license required for registration

PET REGULATIONS

  • Vaccination certificate
  • Health certificate
  • Subject to quarantine in a IATA approved kennel

NOTE – Customs regulations are subject to change at any time. The proceeding information is a brief summary of customs regulations applicable to household goods shipments to this destination and is being provided for general guidance to assist our Agents and Customers.Since such regulations are subject to change without notice, Dubai Movers cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance.Always double check with your local embassy or consulate.

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