July 8 2022

Dubai Customs Authorities Postpone Entry into Force of Procedures for Cross-Border E-Commerce

Source: IBFD Tax Research Platform News

The Dubai Customs Authority (DCA) has published decision No. 04/2022 to postpone the implementation of the procedures for cross-border e-commerce following the request of businesses to allow them a period of time to develop and upgrade their electronic systems.

The specific procedures for cross-border e-commerce were introduced by Notice No. 15/2021, with the aim of simplifying customs procedures and regulating the movement of goods through cross-border e-commerce channels. The entry into force of Notice No. 15/2021 was 1 January 2022.

The DCA have decided to implement these procedures for cross-border e-commerce from 1 January 2023.

Decision No. 04/2022 was published on the DCA's official website on 22 June 2022.