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Request Customs Exemption for Vehicles of Diplomatic Missions and Their Members

  • Last Updated 26 Jan, 2022
  • Service Type : Offline Service
  • Service Mode : Offline
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Service Classification : G2G
  • Topic : Transportation
Intended Audience
Resident: Employee

Service Description

Diplomatic missions and their members in the State of Qatar may submit a request to the Department of Protocol at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to exempt their cars from customs.

Offline Instructions

  • Download and fill out the paper form.
  • Submit it to the Department of Protocol at MOFA.
  • Attach the following documents:
    • Letter to the Department to refund the vehicle customs duties (in case of purchasing a new vehicle from a car company).
    • Original letter from a car company stating the information of the car sold, requesting diplomatic exemption and refund of customs duties to the diplomatic mission.
    • Copy of customs declaration of the car.
    • Copy of financial receipt (customs).
    • Copy of chassis numbers of the cars listed in the customs declaration issued to the car company showing the chassis number of the vehicle sold to the diplomatic mission.
    • Copy of purchase invoice from the car company (commercial invoice).
    • Copy of vehicle ownership (two sides).
    • Copy of the establishment registration card of the diplomatic mission.
    • Copy of the diplomatic card of the member of the diplomatic mission.
    • Certificate from the bank indicating the IBAN number, name of the bank and the accredited branch of the beneficiary.

Service Center

The Department of Protocol at MOFA.

Additional Information

  • The application must be filled out electronically.
  • The application must be typed in Arabic.
  • Chassis and engine numbers fields must be filled out in English.

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