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Exports to Qatar of vehicle spare parts, tyres and some electrical products require a Certificate of Conformity for Customs clearance.The Government of the State of Qatar, through the Qatar Ministry of Business and Trade – Department of Consumer Protection and the Qatar General Organization for Standards and Metrology (QGOSM), has issued a set of strict rules regulating the import and sale of Vehicle Spare Parts and Vehicle Tyres.
Exporters to Qatar need to be aware that strict rules regulating the import and sale of Vehicle Spare Parts and Vehicle Tyres have been implemented and a Certificate of Conformity is required. This has now been extended to the product category of a limited of Electrical Products, Toys and Perfumery Products.
The Circular issued by the Authority states that "Qatar's customs authorities will not allow the import of regulated products, unless they are accompanied by a CoC issued by an approved body from the country of origin. It also stated that, in case of non-compliance of GSO standards, heavy fine will be imposed on the importers.
Intertek has been accredited for carrying out the certification of these products from QGOSM to participate in the programme and issue Certificates of Conformity (CoC) for exports of regulated products to Qatar.
Every consignment of imported goods, which includes regulated products, shall be accompanied by a Certificate of Conformity (CoC) issued by an authorized body prior to shipment.
The CoC is a mandatory Customs clearance document in Qatar submitted by the Importer for the clearance of regulated shipments.
The CoC confirms that the regulated products complies with the applicable Qatar/GSO Standards or its international equivalent standards.
How to Apply ?
Please contact HK Intertek office and submit below information:
a) Application form
b) Proforma invoice
c) Packing list
d) Test report
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