General Authority of Customs participates in WCO's meetings in Brussels

General Authority of Customs participates in WCO's meetings in Brussels

General Authority of Customs participated in the 139th and 140th meetings of World Customs Organization (WCO) Council that convened in the organization's headquarters in Brussels last Thursday and continued for three days.

QM, GAC host conference on safeguarding cultural patrimony

QM, GAC host conference on safeguarding cultural patrimony

Qatar Museums and the General Authority of Customs (GAC) Tuesday hosted a conference revisiting the Unesco 1970 Convention on Illicit Trafficking in Cultural Property.

GWC receives 1st customs clearance AEO

GWC receives 1st customs clearance AEO

GWC has been accredited as an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) from Qatar’s General Authority of Customs as part of continuing with its commitment to offer unparalleled services to clients and be a pioneer in the field of logistics.

Training curriculum launched on diplomatic customs affairs

Training curriculum launched on diplomatic customs affairs

The Diplomatic Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the General Authority of Customs launched Tuesday the joint training pouch on dealing with diplomats and their personal belongings and diplomatic parcels

Customs foils bid to smuggle cannabis, larica pills

Customs foils bid to smuggle cannabis, larica pills

The General Authority of Customs (GAC) has thwarted an attempt to smuggle cannabis and larica pills in to Qatar.

Bid to smuggle 4.2kg cannabis foiled

Bid to smuggle 4.2kg cannabis foiled

The General Authority of Customs Monday said the Maritime customs at Ruwais Port has foiled the smuggling of cannabis weighing 4.2kg in to the country.

Qatar attends regional meetings for Customs

Qatar attends regional meetings for Customs

Qatar participated in the 53rd Regional Meeting of Customs Managers in North Africa, Near East and Middle East, and the 41st Meeting of Customs Managers in the Arab Countries, which were held on April 4-5 via videoconferencing.

Land Customs Dept thwarts smuggling of large sums of money

Land Customs Dept thwarts smuggling of large sums of money

The Land Customs Department at the General Authority of Customs (GAC) thwarted the smuggling of a large amount of money, which was hidden secretly in separate places inside a car and socks.

Customs foils another attempt to smuggle banned substance

Customs foils another attempt to smuggle banned substance

The Maritime Customs Department at Hamad Port has foiled another attempt to smuggle 'tambaku' (chewing tobacco) into Qatar.

MoI, Customs Authority join hands to enhance training capabilities

MoI, Customs Authority join hands to enhance training capabilities

The Police Training Institute at the Ministry of Interior and the Customs Training Centre at the General Authority of Customs signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU)

Customs duties on 905 food, medical items dropped

Customs duties on 905 food, medical items dropped

The GAC has started implementing this directive after it was announced by the Supreme Committee for Crisis Management. Accordingly, customs duties for 905 different listed items at Al Nadeeb e-customs clearance system have been dropped.

Travellers have to declare cash, valuables worth QR50,000 or more

Travellers have to declare cash, valuables worth QR50,000 or more

Travellers arriving in Qatar or departing will have to declare if they are carrying cash, jewellery or any financial instruments worth QR50,000 or more, it has been announced.