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Posted On: 17 August 2021 08:00 pm
Updated On: 17 August 2021 08:06 pm

Know all about Al-Nadeeb: the single-window customs clearance operation in Qatar

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Do you know that the cargo and goods clearance procedure in Qatar has now made trade easier, secure and more efficient?

Al-Nadeeb is an integrated website and mobile application that improves the customs clearance process by making procedures simple and easy to follow.

Let's tell you more about this Qatar Customs clearance single-window operation. Read on below.

Al-Nadeeb is Qatar's one-stop customs service

Customs clearance in Qatar made easy with single-window operation Al-Nadeeb
Image credit: General Authority of Customs
  • This one-stop customs service helps to reduce the time spent on goods clearance and inspection rates to just a few minutes.
  • All goods that enter or leave Qatar's customs border must undergo clearance and control, and all shipping agents must provide a list of goods to the Qatar Customs Authority as well and this can be done through Al-Nadeeb. All clearing agents and importers can also get information regarding tariffs and also calculate duty through it. (Hukoomi)
  • Al-Nadeeb offers companies a single-window so they can prepare and submit documents to authorities and comply with export, import and any transit-related regulatory requirements, while also managing any risks that may come in the way while moving cargo/goods. (Google Play)

Al-Nadeeb's key features

Customs clearance in Qatar made easy with single-window operation Al-Nadeeb
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  • It displays real-time information so shipments can be tracked.
  • It displays up-to-date data on revenue to monitor import and export costs.
  • It provides alert notifications (SMS, e-mail or fax) through user-defined criteria to track potential non-compliant trade transactions.
  • It has a 24/7 customer service call centre.
  • Registered users can use a personal smart card to monitor all their import and/or export movements.
  • It helps target suspicious consignments based on the set criteria.
  • It provides different statistical reports and other information.
  • It provides a fully transparent system for risk management.
  • It reviews and improves all customs operations and procedures by conforming to regional and international standards.
  • It is integrated with government ministries, shipping lines/companies, clearing agencies and traders to develop import-export services.

What can be done through Al-Nadeeb?

Customs clearance in Qatar made easy with single-window operation Al-Nadeeb
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Registered login users can perform a number of tasks online, which include (Hukoomi):

  • Viewing, modifying, activating and suspending users
  • Accessing customs data and records
  • Making duty payments
  • Completing customs paperwork, including customs declarations and manifests
  • Viewing and modifying company details

How to register on Al-Nadeeb?

Customs clearance in Qatar made easy with single-window operation Al-Nadeeb
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Follow these steps to register:

  • Download and fill out the registration form.
  • Attach all required documents with the registration form. These include:
    • Valid Commercial Registration (CR) copy (in Arabic)
    • Commercial License copy (in Arabic)
    • Valid Establishment ID copy
    • Authorised Signatory Qatar ID copy
    • Administrative Supervisor/Company Administrator Qatar ID copy
    • Customs Clearance License copy
    • Trading or Shipping License for traders and shipping agents
  • Take your completed registration form and the attached documents to the General Authority of Customs (Customs Service Bureau), located at the Doha seaport and submit them.
  • The General Authority of Customs (Customs Service Bureau) will issue a customs code**.
  • Go to the Al-Nadeeb website:
  • Click on “Login to Al Nadeeb" using the Company Smart Card or the Username and Password on the Tawtheeq - National Authentication System.
  • In case the user hasn't registered on Tawtheeq, they should do it immediately on, and then "Login to Al-Nadeeb".
  • Once you have logged in registration is complete.
  • You can now use this single-window customs clearance system to facilitate customs clearance procedures, payments, etc. (as given in the section below).

**You will use the customs code after you have logged in to the Al-Nadeeb system wherever it is required when you do custom declaration/clearance of any goods.

For more information and depending on your requirement, please check the Registration Guide for all users. (Hukoomi)


Source: Google Play; WCOOMD; Hukoomi; Al-Nadeeb; Al-Nadeeb Call Centre
Cover image credit: Al-Nadeeb