The below information is a brief summary of customs regulations when you plan your international shipping to Lebanon, Always double check with your local embassy or consulate to make sure you have all the information you need before you make your move. Contact the nearest Lebanon Embassy.

When you plan your international shipping to Lebanon, the following documents are required for customs clearance:

  • Valid passport
  • Inventory (legalized by local authorities and Lebanese Consulate at place of origin)
  • Certificate of change of residence (legalized by local authorities and Lebanese Consulate at place of origin)
  • Contract of apartment in Lebanon (legalized by the Municipality)
  • Work and Residence permits (for non Lebanese immigrants)

When shipping goods overseas to Lebanon, The following items are dutiable and/or restricted:

  • Used articles (six months) enters duty free
  • New items: 35% of estimated value

When shipping goods overseas to Lebanon, the following items are prohibited, but not limited to,  from entry into the country:

  • Firearms / Explosives
  • Alcohol / Drugs / Narcotics
  • Pornographic materials
  • Items which bear trade name included in the Israel boycott black list

When shipping Motor Vehicles overseas to Lebanon, the following documents and regulations will apply:

  • Ownership Card
  • Invoice of purchase (legalized by the Chamber of Commers and the Lebanese Consulate)
  • Ocean Bill of Lading (showing the chassis number)

When moving or shipping household goods overseas to the Lebanon, below are the duty and tax guidelines:

  • up to LL25 millions = 20%
  • over LL25 millions = 35%
  • Cars over eight (8) years old cannot be imported into Lebanon

Moving Pets to Lebanon, The following documents must be presented for the importation of pets:

  • Certificate for all normal inoculations (Sanitary certificate) required

If you are moving your household, commercial goods or motor vehicles to beirut, hamra, ashraifieh or to another other city, please give us a call to go over any questions on documentation.

The regulations are subject to change without notice. Our company is not liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance