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Transit and Transshipment

The rules and regulations governing the transit of trucks and goods within the territories of Bahrain are in line with recognized international rules and conventions. The Transit regulation aims to facilitate transport of goods through Bahrain without payment of duty. 


The core provisions for customs transit include the following:

  • Sealing of the shipment at the point where the transit operation is initiated to ensure the goods leave Bahrain in the same form, quantity and status

 

Procedures

For transit of goods through the territories of Bahrain, the customs transit declaration must be presented to the customs authorities, together with the following documents:

  1. Delivery order from the Shipping or Airline agent.
  2. Invoices of the goods.
  3. Packing List.
  4. Certificate of Origin.
  5. Bill of Lading.