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Trading Across Borders

Below is a detailed summary of the procedural requirements for exporting and importing a standardized cargo of goods. Documents associated with every official procedure are counted—from the contractual agreement between the 2 parties to the delivery of goods—along with the time necessary for completion.

This information was collected as part of the Doing Business project, which measures and compares regulations relevant to the life cycle of a small- to medium-sized domestic business in 189 economies. The most recent round of data collection was completed in June 2014.


  • Port Name: Bandar Abbas
  • City: Tehran

 

Nature of Export Procedures

 

 

Duration (days)

 

US$ Cost

   

Documents preparation

 

 

12

 

270

  

Customs clearance and inspections

 

 

2

 

175

 

Ports and terminal handling

 

 

4

 

225

 

Inland transportation and handling

 

 

7

 

680

Totals

25

1350

 

Nature of Export Procedures

 

Duration (days)

 

US$ Cost

 

Documents preparation customs

 

24

 

330

 

Customs clearance and inspections

 

 

2

 

220

 

Ports and terminal handling

 

 

5

 

250

 

Inland transportation and handling

 

 

6

 

755

Totals

37

1555




 

Export documents

 

 

Bill of lading

Certificate of Origin

Commercial Invoice

Customs export declaration

Insurance policy

Packing List

Technical standard certificate

 

Import documents

 

 

Bill of lading

Cargo release order (store receipt)

Certificate of Conformity

Certificate of Origin

Commercial invoice

Cover letter from Ministry of Trade

Customs import declaration

Document (receipt) certifying payment of customs fees

Insurance policy

Packing list

Registration form/order with the Ministry of Trade (Sabte sefaresh)


Note: Deflated and non-deflated values are identical in DB2015 because it is defined as the base year for the deflator.



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