Import processing requires the following documents:Declaration form based on the Single Administrative Document (SAD)Bill of LadingPacking listCommercial invoice (original)Delivery order (to prove ownership of goods)Quietus (a statement that all dues are paid) from the Social Security Office (must not have expired at the day of registration of SAD), required only for commercial and trade establishmentsContract of sale between importer and seller in the country of exportation, or a letter of credit from the bank stating that the invoice value is paid or will be paid in a specified time limit (may be requested for value verification only in case customs officers doubt the invoice value)Certificate of origin issued by the authorized party of the country of exportation if the invoice does not mention the origin of the goods, or in case the importer wishes to benefit from preferential treatment if the exporter is not approved by the customs authorities of the exporting countryDepending on the type of imported good, a number of other documents may also be required, including import licenses, certificates of conformity to mandatory standards, or phyto-sanitary certificates.
Export processing requires the following documents:Declaration form based on the Single Administrative Document (SAD)Packing listCommercial invoice (original)Export orderQuietus (a statement that all dues are paid) from the Social Security Office (must not have expired at the day of registration of SAD), required only for commercial and trade establishmentsCertificate of origin issued by the Ministry of Industry and certified by the Lebanese Customs Authorities for exporting goods to Europe in accordance with protocol number 4 with the EU
Meat: Restrictions regarding of import of meat from Belgium and other origins to Lebanon
Cigarettes and Tobaccos: Cigarettes/ tobacco cargo can be shipped to Beirut port ONLY IF shipment is consigned to ' Regie libanaise des tabacs et tombacs'
The Port of Beirut is the main port in Lebanon located on the eastern part of the Saint George Bay on Beirut's northern Mediterranean coast, west of the Beirut River. It is one of the largest and busiest ports on the Eastern Mediterranean.