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Saudi Arabia has approved significant duty-free regulations in arrival area

Wed 15 May 2024    
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Riyadh: The Zakat, Tax, and Customs Authority (ZATCA) of Saudi Arabia have approved rules for duty-free shops in arrival areas across all ports of entry. Travelers to the Kingdom must adhere to these guidelines, specifying purchase limits and allowed quantities.

According to ZATCA, travelers can buy duty-free items worth up to SAR 3,000 per person for personal use. Additionally, each traveler is permitted to purchase a maximum of 200 cigarettes. These rules aim to streamline customs processes and ensure compliance.

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Furthermore, ZATCA has commenced accepting applications from duty-free shop operators in arrival halls at customs ports. Operators must complete regulatory procedures with relevant authorities before applying for licensing.

These regulations aim to facilitate duty-free shopping experiences for travelers while maintaining customs integrity. By setting clear limits and procedures, ZATCA aims to ensure smooth operations at ports of entry across the Kingdom.

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