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Sohar (OMSOH)

Oman

General info

address
P.O. Box 366, Liwa 325, Oman
EMAIL
website
portofsohar.com
phone
968 26852700
fax
968 26852701
cororate office
P.O. Box 366, Liwa 325, Oman
ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE
ANNUAL CONTAINER VOLUME

SOHAR Port and Freezone is a deep-sea port and adjacent free zone in the Middle East, located in Sohar, Sultanate of Oman, midway between Dubai and Muscat[1]. With current investments exceeding $26 billion, it is one of the world's fastest growing port and free zone developments[2]and lies at the centre of global trade routes between Europe and Asia.[3]

Inland service data

Major towns near seaport

Nizwá, Ruwi, Muscat, Qurayyat, Ibra, Sur, Salalah

Carrier mapping

List of main shipping lines serving the port

CMA CGM

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Forms & Certificates

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Key Customs Facts

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Import requirements

Country Requirements & Restrictions

No specific requirement, all types of bills of lading accepted. Containers allowed to be discharged to foreign parties but can only be cleared upon declaration of local consignee/notify and same can be corrected via amendment which is allowed post discharge of container/s. Imo CLASS 1 prior acceptance approval from local operation desk

Forms & Certificates

According to the Royal Oman Police Customs Directorate (ROP Customs) website, the following are required for clearance of imported goods: An accredited copy of commercial registration and an activity form or permission for importing if such a form doesn’t exist. A valid copy of the affiliation certificate to the Oman Chamber of Industry and Commerce (OCIC). A valid certificate from the manufacturer. A valid quotation list. Packing lists. Bill of lading at sea and air custom offices only. A manifest of the shipment (a document that contains a detailed description of the cargo). A permission of deliverance from the shipping agent. A comprehensive valid written authorization from the person in charge for custom clearance. Filling in the import statement and the form of clearing and classifying the goods according to the operating system along with other required documents, which should be submitted To Whom It May Concern. In case there is an absence of a valid purchase invoice or a valid certificate from the manufacturer, the clearance will cost OMR 20 paid in cash. This money could be reimbursed if the required documents are submitted within 90 days from the date of payment. Providing an approval from the authority in charge for the restricted goods only. Paying the required taxes and custom fees for the total value of the shipment including cargo and insurance (CIF). All imports into Oman above OMR 1,000 must be accompanied by: an accredited copy of commercial registration; a copy of the affiliation certificate to the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI); a commercial invoice, a bill of lading, or airway bill; the relevant certificate or permit for restricted imports (section 3.2.6); and a certificate of origin for preferential imports.

Key Customs Facts

There are no unique customs formalities for this port. You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

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