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اليوم الجمعة الموافق : 24 - نوفمبر - 2017

   

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4.1 – Imported goods clearance (Temporary admission):
Service Provider: Customs border offices
Beneficiaries:
Oil and gas companies
Funded projects with loans and international assistances
Gov projects implemented through foreign companies.
Diplomatic missions, world organizations and agencies.
Equipments, which have a special feature and imported temporarily to implement investment projects.
Service Requirements:
Lodging of customs declaration from the person concerned, a broker or person officially authorized by the goods' owner.
Submit the customs documents laid down in the general principals of this guide.
Submit the application form of temporary admission (AFTA) issued by the competent authority, and approved by the YCA, or one of its authorized branches.
Submit financial guarantees in equivalence to customs duties, fees and other taxes; in case of not submitting the AFTA, laid down above, for the beneficiaries, after obtaining a prior acceptance from the YCA or any authorized branch.
Customs Procedures:
Lodging of customs declaration enclosed with required documents, to the Reception Section at the customs
Corresponding the documents, recording the declaration, and identifying its lane automatically
If the lane of declaration is “Green”, there should be the following:
Receiving the payment receipt from the Reception Section
Obtain the release order of goods enclosed with the receipt and a copy of the declaration signed and stamped by the customs
If the lane of declaration is “Yellow”, there should be the following:
Check and verify the documents by the Exemption Department
Obtain the release order of goods enclosed with the payment receipt and a copy of the declaration signed and stamped by the customs
If the lane of declaration is “Red”, there should be the following:
Check and examine goods by the Examination Section
Check and verify the documents by the Exemption Department
Obtain the release order of goods enclosed with the payment receipt and a copy of the declaration signed and stamped by the customs
Notice: collecting the financial guarantees instead of customs duties, fees and other taxes in case of not submitting the AFTA or guaranteed contract for the YCA according to the release conditions.
Time of Service:
3-6hrs, according to the lane of declaration and documents completion
Service fees: None
4.2 – Having the AFTA for the beneficiaries:
Oil and gas companies
For having the AFTA for the first time, there must be enclosed a translated approved copy of the agreement between the YCA and beneficiary having all statutory procedures, providing explicitly for temporary admission as well as an accredited copy of the contract of sub-contracting companies, if the agreement states that; the agreement and contract must be valid at the demand.
The beneficiary should fill the AFTA based on the assigned module.
Endorsement of the Oil Exploring and Production Authority on the articles relating to petroleum companies; and endorsement of the Yemen Gas Company on the articles relating to gas.
Then, the AFTA should be submitted to the Reception Section (Department of Administration) at YCA or one of its authorized branches, enclosed with documents laid down in the general principals, excluded the delivery order.
Obtain the AFTA after the YCA or its authorized branch approval.
Funded projects with loans and international assistances:
For having the AFTA for the first time, there must be enclosed a translated approved copy of the agreement between the YCA and beneficiary having all statutory procedures, providing explicitly for temporary admission as well as an accredited copy of the contract of sub-contracting companies, if the agreement states that; the agreement and contract must be valid at the demand.
The beneficiary should fill the AFTA based on the assigned module, which is approved by the competent body.
Endorsement of the Ministry of Finance (Revenue Sector) or one of its authorized offices on the filled AFTA (except, national institutions for water and sanitation)
Then, the AFTA should be submitted to the Reception Section (Department of Administration) at YCA or one of its authorized branches, enclosed with documents laid down in the general principals, excluded the delivery order.
Obtain the AFTA after the YCA or its authorized branch approval.
Gov projects implemented by foreign companies.
The beneficiary should fill the AFTA based on the assigned module, which is approved by the competent body.
Endorsement of the Ministry of Finance (Revenue Sector) on the filled AFTA
Then, the AFTA should be submitted to the Reception Section (Department of Administration) at the YCA or one of its authorized branches, enclosed with documents laid down in the general principals, excluded the delivery order.
Obtain the AFTA after the YCA or its authorized branch approval.
Diplomatic missions, authorities and world organizations:
The beneficiary should fill the AFTA based on the assigned module.
Endorsement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Protocol Dept.) on the AFTA.
Then, the AFTA should be submitted to the Reception Section (Department of Administration) at the YCA or one of its authorized branches, enclosed with documents laid down in the general principals, excluded the delivery order.
Obtain the AFTA after the YCA or its authorized branch approval.
Equipments having a special features imported temporarily to implement investment projects:
Request YCA or one of its authorized branches through the Reception Section (Department of Administration) for a temporary admission for machines and equipments having a special feature and not exist locally to implement the project. The documents laid down in the general principles should be enclosed, excluded the delivery order.
Receive the YCA approval of the temporary admission through an official letter directed to the customs point.
Time of Service at the YCA:- During (24) hours provided documents' completion.
Service fees:- None.
Important notes:
No agency has the right to have any conduct with the imports under the terms of the temporary admission unless after returning to the YCA.
No company or agency is voided from responsibility of the temporary admission unless it clarifies its situations with YCA.
Any violation of the above two notes is subjected to forfeits according to Customs Law.
4.3: Requesting the customs approval to obtain the temporary admission bulletins and renew them.
Service provider: YCA HQ (General Department of Exemptions)
Service Requirements:
The applicant agency should be one of the agencies subjected to the temporary admission system.
The project's or the company's contract should be valid.
An official letter of requesting from the supervising agency towards YCA to grant the bulletins.
A copy of the AFTA of the car.
The original customs declaration + a copy of it.
Customs Procedures:
Revising the application by the General Department of Exemption according to the customs regime,
Collecting the customs forfeits as of the date not renewing the period,
Editing an official letter to the General Department of Traffic to grant or renew the temporary admission bulletins.
Time of Service:- One day if documents are complete.
Service fees:- None.
4.4: Clearance of goods under the terms of customs deposit:
Warehouses: (Genuine – Special – Pseudo)
Service Provider: Customs border offices
Service Requirements:
A decision of establishing a warehouse that fits the nature of the goods requested to be deposited.
Availability of the customs warehouse established according to the decree of the Finance Minister and instructions of the YCA chairman.
Attaching the customs documents laid down in the general principles of this guideline.
Submitting a financial guarantee of the customs duty, fees and other taxes identified according to the deposit decision.
The deposit period is one year for the pseudo and special warehouse, and two years for the genuine warehouse, subject to renewing by the YCA HQ and an authorized branch according to the presentation of the customs point.
Storing goods under a customs officer's supervision excepting vehicles and equipments.
Closing the warehouse with two different locks (for the genuine and special warehouses and one of the keys remains with the customs and the other with the person concerned).
Paying the fees of the deposit services.
Customs Procedures:
Submitting a customs deposit declaration (w) enclosed with the customs documents,
Submitting the declaration to the Reception Section or the warehouse Dept. at the customs point,
Conforming the documents and recording the declaration,
Examining and checking goods by the Examining Section,
Checking and verifying the documents by the warehouse Dept in coordination with the Auditing Dept,
Receiving the import statement from the warehouse Dept.
Submitting a deposit guarantee to the accounts Dept,
Obtaining the release license of the goods from the customs domain to the warehouse and
Paying the fees of deposit services (Al-Jualah) according to the specified percentage in the deposit decision.
Time of Service: 3 - 6 hrs on provided the documents completion.
Service Fees: based on the percentage specified in the deposit decision
Request of clearing, exempting, or re-exporting stored goods:
Customs procedures of clearance, exemption or re-exportation should be done in the customs point in which the deposit declaration is registered.
When re-exporting from another customs point, then a transit declaration should be registered from the customs point in which the deposit declaration was registered and from which the goods will be re-exported.
The same customs procedures are followed (steps of having the declaration) when requesting for clearance, exemption or re-exporting, for those situations, as mentioned in this guide.
4.5:- Having a decision of establishing warehouses:
Submitting an official application by the applicant agency which should be a trader or commercial institution.
A copy of the commercial authorization record of goods under deposit, when specifying certain goods for deposit.
A copy of an applicable commercial record.
A copy of the warehouse rent contract or a copy of the property document.
A copy of the insurance contract of the warehouse and its contents.
Forwarding the application to the General Dept of warehouses at the YCA HQ to revise the required documents.
Visiting the warehouse's location with a representative from the supervising customs point to check up its availability and competence for deposit and presenting the opinion to the YCA HQ.
Informing the Minister of Finance to make a decision of establishing the warehouse.
Rendering the YCA Chairman's decision on enforcing the ministerial decision.
Informing the supervising customs point to carry out the decision of warehouse establishment.
4.6: Temporary admission for goods, machines and equipments participating in commercial exhibitions:-
Service's Provider: YCA (General Dept of Exemptions).
Service Requirements:
Submitting an official letter of approval from the competent agency to hold exhibitions.
Submitting a statement of goods, machines and equipments that will be imported with all documents laid down in the general principles, except the delivery order.
No entering for the prohibited articles or designated prohibited goods.
Paying the customs duties, fees and other taxes for goods being sold.
Customs Procedures:
Submitting an official letter from the beneficiary, enclosed with an approval of the competent authority and the customs documents to the Administrative Affairs (Reception Section).
Forwarding the application to the General Dept of Exemptions for auditing and making decision.
Directing an official letter to the customs point to allow temporary admission based on the period YCA identifies.
The financial guarantee is collected with the customs duties, fees and other taxes at the customs point according to the customs declaration and deposit statement.
Registering a customs declaration of the temporary admission in the assigned customs point according to the letter of YCA as mentioned in the requirements and procedures of the temporary admission in the Customs border offices.
Time of Service: During one day provided documents completion.
Service fees: None.
4.7: Temporary admission for production's imported requirements for the purpose of industrialization and re-exporting
Service Provider: YCA (General Dept of Exemptions)
Service Requirements:
Submitting an official letter from the Ministry of Industry & Trade about the production's requirements, their quantities and the kind of the final product.
Existence of an industrial establishment owned by the applicant and its license.
Preparing the industrial equation by the joint technical committee (Customs– Industry – Investment).
Submitting a statement of the production's requirements, needed to be imported.
Customs Procedures:
Submitting the approval letter of the Ministry of Industry & Trade to the General Dept of Exemptions through the Administrative Affairs.
Assigning the joint technical committee to visit the industrial establishment to prepare the standard equation of the final product.
Forwarding the application to the General Dept of Exemptions for auditing and making decision after preparing the industrial equation.
Directing an official letter to the customs point to allow a temporary admission for a period not less than 6 months subject to renewing by the YCA HQ.
Collecting the financial guarantee instead the customs duties, fees and other taxes in the customs point according to the customs declaration and deposit statement.
Registering a customs temporary admission declaration for the production's requirements in the assigned customs point according to the YCA's letter as mentioned in the requirements and procedures of the temporary admission service in the Customs border offices.
Time of Service: During one day provided documents completion.
Service fees: None.
4.8: Regaining the customs duties for production's imported requirements for industrialization and re-exporting:
Service Provider: General Dept of Exemptions through the Administrative Affairs.
Service Requirements:
Attaching the industrial equation of production's requirements.
Attaching an official letter from the customs point that the temporary admission declaration is registered.
Attaching an official request from the beneficiary enclosed with the temporary admission data and all required documents.
Export data and all required documents with the receipt signed and stamped by the customs point.
Certificate of arrival from the country of destination (final customs declaration) in case of land freight or means of transportation used in sea, their load is less than (200) tones.
A copy of the insurance form.
Customs Procedures:
Submitting the official letter with the attachments to the Administrative Affairs.
Forwarding the application to the General Dept of Exemptions for auditing and making decision.
Editing an official letter about returning the collected duties from the guarantee put in the customs point.
Time of Service: One week provided documents completion.
Service fees: None.
4.9: Internal Transit (transporting goods from customs point to another):
Service provider: Customs border offices.
Service Requirements:
There should be an acceptable justification for the customs point to request the transmission of goods to another customs point, such as:
If the entry customs point in the manifest is another customs point.
If the transit request is through the carrier company due to acceptable justifications without leading to customs or tax fraud.
For the imports of the investment projects, if the investment license is issued by the governorate in which the customs point that the goods required to be transmitted to is located.
Submitting all customs documents mentioned in the general principles of this guide, or a copy of them.
Customs Procedures:
Submitting a transit declaration enclosed with all customs documents.
Checking up goods if needed according to the nature of goods or the exception from that if they are sealed containers.
Estimating the value and duties in the transit declaration.
Making leaden stamps on the transportation vehicles, or making customs seals for the containers if the agency seal was opened.
Editing a covering letter to the last customs point with an official employee or security legate in the customs.
Goods in the last customs point are treated according to the required customs situations mentioned in this guide, and the original documents are completed in the last customs.
Time of Service: 2 – 3 hrs.
Service Fees: The cost of the leaden stamps and wages of attachments are on the goods' owner.