Shipping to Qatar

Inland services

To ensure smooth end-to-end delivery of your products, we offer strong inland transportation services in one single transaction. Our inland services connect key inland service points and major container ports with each other and to the rest of the world.

Supported inland service modes in Qatar

Full truck load

Truck

Trucks provide flexible point-to-point service, delivering small loads over short to long distances over widely dispersed geographic areas.

Customs House Brokerage

Local contact options

Our Customs Team are always happy to answer any query you may have in relation to customs clearance, one of our licensed customs brokers can be contacted on
Imports: qa.imports@maersk.com
Exports: qa.exports@maersk.com

Core Products

Import Customs Clearance Export Customs Clearance
Standard full import customs clearance process Standard full export customs clearance process
  • Full import customs clearance
  • Classification of goods using HS CODE system
  • Arrangement of delivery
  • Export declaration
  • Export document preparation
  • Consolidation

Additional Custom House Brokerage services

Beyond acquiring clearances, we also offer requirement-based consultation and procedural assistance for your cargo:

  • HTS Classification :
    We can assist with determining the correct tariff classification and applicable duty and taxes. We will require a thorough description of the product along with the country of origin.
  • Item registration with Dubai Municipality and EHS Environment Health and Safety
  • Duty Drawback :
    If you have exported or intend to export goods previously imported with duty paid, there is a possibility you can get a refund of the duty. Drawback is a mechanism that Customs enables importers to get a refund of duty paid on imported goods when they are exported or destroyed
  • Trade Agreement Qualification The Rules of Origin (ROO) are an agreed set of rules between countries that share a preferential trade agreement, such as a Free Trade Agreement (FTA). They determine the criteria for which goods are eligible for free or preferential import tariffs.
  • Food Items Registration and Label Assessment in the Food Import Request (FIRS)
  • VAT Refund

What is required to complete Customs House Brokerage?

Exports

Documents Required to initiate custom clearance for Export:

  • Original Packing List
  • Original Commercial Invoice
  • Original Delivery Invoice

Imports

Documents Required to initiate custom clearance for Import:

  • Original Bill of Lading /Express Bill of Lading (BL) (which ever issued at the time of release to client, if express release , than the authorization letter with customer import code to be handed over )
  • Original Packing List
  • Original Commercial Invoice
  • Original Certificate of origin
  • Duty waiver (if applicable)
  • Trade license with valid import code

FAQs

Q: What can hold up my Customs Clearance?
A: A variety of reasons can hold up a clearance, to name a few but not limited to, would be awaiting mandatory documents, awaiting payment, customs holds, Port Authority holds and vessel delays.

Q: What if I do not have a Deferment Account?
A: Damco/Maersk can help by guiding you through the process, providing a simplified answer to a complicated process.

Q: What is an Importer/Exporter code?
A: An Importer/Exporter code is a unique identifier which is required by all parties for all imports & exports. In Australia, this is normally a client’s ABN or suppliers name and contact details.

Q: What is a classification number HS Code?
A: A classification number is a unique 9 digit code that relates to a specific product and determines the correct classification in the customs tariff.

Q: Why do I need to provide a classification number HS Code?
A: Correct classification of goods is critical to identification of cargo’s arriving into Australia.

Q: I am not sure how to classify new products. Can you help?
A: Yes. We can assist with determining the correct tariff classification and applicable duty and taxes. We will require a thorough description of the product along with the country of origin.

Inland Coverage Network

To/From From/To Road Connectivity
Doha Salwa Yes
Doha Industrial Area Yes
Doha Al Wakra Yes
Doha Doha Yes
Doha Abu Hamour Yes
Doha Wukair Yes
Doha Messaid Yes
Doha Saliya Yes
Doha Al Udeid Yes
Doha Kartiyath Yes
Doha Rayyan Yes
Doha Duhail Yes
Doha Westbay Yes
Doha Gharafa Yes
Doha Lusail Yes
Doha Umm Qran Yes
Doha Dhuhail Yes
Doha Shahaniya Yes
Doha Wajba Yes
Doha Umm Salal Ali Yes
Doha Umm Salal Mohd Yes
Doha Al Wajba Yes
Doha Rawadath Al Rashid Yes
Doha Pearl Qatar Yes
Doha Abu Samara Yes
Doha Ras Laffan Yes
Doha Dukhan Yes
Doha Al Khor Yes
Doha Ummbab Yes
Doha Shamal Yes
Doha Ruwais Yes

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Getting started

To take advantage of our door-to-door inland services, simply add it to your next booking. Alternatively, look up inland service tariffs in your country.