Please note that 8 digit HS code (Harmonized Code) will be mandatory informarion requested on submission of shipping instructions for all import shipments discharing at Port of Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates.

Kindly inform your associates accordingly as well, effective date will be as from 15th June 2020.

Shipping Instructions received without or incomplete WCO (World Customs Organization) HS8-digit code will not be processed. These shipping instructions will be rejected, requesting the customer to resend the shipping instructions with complete information.

When you are submitting your Shipping Instructions online at please input the HS Code in the “Additional Comments“ field as illustrated below.

HS8 Code Requirement - Jebel Ali, UAE

In case of multiple commodities HS codes for all the Commodities needs to be listed clearly in the Additional Comments field as well.

HS8 Code needs to be provided in “Notes to carrier“ or “Shippers memoranda” field for other channels – EDI and Inttra with Key word – “HS Code”

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