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Customs clearance of Imam Khomeini (IKA)

Imam Khomeini Airport and Customs is one of the important business bases for entering and exporting goods, which has its own rules and regulations for goods clearance. From the very beginning, this airport started working as a travel service, and later a small part of it was dedicated to the commercial sector. Since 1390, based on the integration plan of customs of Tehran province, Postal Deposit Customs and Mehrabad Customs have been operating under the supervision of this customs. In each country, there are different legal procedures for importing and exporting goods. In Iran, all kinds of goods enter the customs borders by land, air and sea, and they need to go through legal formalities to exit the customs.

Many goods such as fabrics, medical and dental equipment, cigarettes and tobacco products, mobile phones and accessories, gold and jewelry and other precious metals, goods belonging to embassies, cosmetics, large household appliances, toys, machine carpets, glue, rubber , sanitary faucets, seeds and seedlings, computers, notebooks and related accessories and equipment, cameras and CCTV security cameras can enter the country through this customs.

Introduction to Imam Khomeini Customs
This customs office is located at km 30 of the Tehran-Qom highway and is located in the south of Tehran. One of the advantages of this customs house is its proximity to the country’s transit highways, which makes transportation much easier. Imam Khomeini Airport is one of the largest air borders of the country, where more than half a billion imported goods enter the country every year through the customs of this airport, and the customs of Imam Khomeini Airport is recognized as one of the top ten customs in the world with its round-the-clock activity. As it was said, the Imam Khomeini airport customs office is for goods that enter the country through air borders, and due to the large area of this customs office and its very convenient location, the Imam Khomeini airport customs office is known as one of the most important customs offices in the field of goods clearance, and it is necessary to Traders should be familiar with the customs clearance method of this airport.

Benefits of customs clearance of Imam Khomeini
Goods that are not large in terms of volume and also do not have a lot of weight are moved through the air border. Of course, goods with a large volume can also be transported by air if needed, but this method is not very economical compared to other ways of transporting goods. Goods are transported by air from Imam Khomeini airport customs.

In fact, Imam Khomeini airport customs is the largest and most famous air customs in Iran, which is known as the most important customs in the Middle East. Imam Khomeini Airport Customs operates in the field of transfer, unloading, loading and specialized storage related to air cargo.

This strategic airport has a capacity of nearly 99,000 tons of cargo per year and thus has become the most prosperous customs area of Tehran. The day-to-day activity of this customs is to carry out definitive import, temporary import, definitive export, temporary exit, express mail, freight and transit.

Important customs regulations of Imam Khomeini Airport
Passengers entering Iran, whether Iranian or non-Iranian, can, in addition to their second-hand goods, which are exempt from entry fees, provided that they are non-commercial and appropriate to the length of their stay, once a year, new goods worth $80, provided that they are non-commercial and do not have any Sharia and legal prohibitions. Discharge with exemption.

The following bulk goods are not included in this exemption:

Refrigerator and freezer
air conditioner
vacuum cleaner
Laundry and dishwasher
Non-portable radio recorder
For outgoing passengers (foreign trips), carrying currency of more than 5,000 euros must be declared to the customs. Otherwise, it will be subject to the law of combating goods and currency. On the other hand, the amount of currency you declare must be the same as the currency you withdraw, and equating currencies such as dollars and euros is not acceptable. To export goods, you can also export consumer goods with customs exemption; But you should be careful that the distinction between commercial and non-commercial is with the customs.

It should be added that if a passenger residing in Iran requests when leaving the country, the customs is required to specify a part of the goods with him that is allowed to leave, so that he is exempted from paying the import duty when he re-enters the country. Foreign nationals who are officially working or studying in Iran can take their household goods out of the country at the end of their work or study without providing a license or business card.