JORDANIA (EFECTOS PERSONALES)
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importancia de la norma, reproducimos íntegramente su contenido
publicado por la aduana Jordana en Ingles
Exemption of used personal effects, and household appliances &
furniture brought by Jordanians coming for permanent residence in the
Instructions No. (16)
for the year 1999 and the amending Instructions No. (3) for 2003
Based on Article 156 of
the Customs Law no. 20 for the year1998, the following instructions
shall be followed:
The following shall be
exempted from Customs duties and other taxes provided that they are
used by the owner before their entry into the Kingdom :
and household items.
appliances not more than two pieces of each type , excluding the
following items where exemption shall cover only one piece of each
Receivers and their all accessories (Dish, signal receiver)
D. Carpet not more than
50 square meters
E. Moquette not more than
150 square meters .
The followings shall
benefit from the exemption in accordance with the provisions of these
Jordanian citizen upon his return for permanent residence (one time ),
either the furniture has been imported in his name or his wife`s name
or one of his children living with him .
Jordanian citizen , if he was residing outside the Kingdom alone.
benefit from the provisions of these instructions:
beneficiary has been outside the Kingdom for a year or more.
that he has canceled his residence by one of the following means :
the residence on passport.
refers to the termination of the employment contract, resignation,
dispensed of the service abroad or present a work contract inside the
Kingdom certified by the competent official authorities.
a houses lease contract inside the Kingdom certified by the local
bodies or presenting a house title .
the certificates of transferring the children from schools or the
certificates of accepting them at the Jordanian schools duly
3. One of the concerned
parties (either husband or wife ) must be present in the Kingdom.
Customs duties and taxes shall be collected as deposit in case of not
coming on time , these Customs duties and taxes shall be refunded when
one of them comes during a period not exceeding four months as of the
date of payment.
4. The applicant
should not have benefited from a previous exemption for the whole
items set out in Article (1) of these instructions, if he has
benefited from an exemption for part of them, the rest shall be
exempted, provided that the items must be brought within a period not
exceeding six months as of the date of coming and any exemption after
this period shall not be considered.
5. Granting the exemption
for one-time only , excluding the citizen who has previously
benefited from the exemption and left the Kingdom to live outside
again, in this case he shall not benefit from the exemption later only
after at least five years as of the date of the first exemption .
If the applicant for
exemption does not show the documents described in paragraph (3)
above, or any of them during the clearance process, duties shall be
collected as a deposit guarantee until he presents the documents
within (60) days as of the date of payment, otherwise, the sum will be
transferred to the Treasury.
The applicant for
exemption must present a statement showing all the personal effects (not
necessary to be certified by official authorities), provided that any
more items not mentioned in the statement shall be subject to the
provisions of the Customs law, as the case may be.
Exempted goods shall be
cleared at the following customs houses:
Amman Customs house,
Queen Alia Airport/ Clearance
Aqaba Customs house,
Zarqa Free Zone Customs house,
Al Ramtha Customs
house, Al Omari Customs house,
house, Al Mdawara Customs house,
Passengers, Jaber Customs house .
And Within the
following arrangements :
1. The beneficiary signs
an affidavit detailing the furniture and undertakes that he or any
of his family members didn`t get a furniture exemption during the
past five years, otherwise he commits himself to pay all the payable
Customs duties and other taxes, this affidavit shall be attached with
the Customs declaration.
2. Opening a record at
each of the above mentioned clearance centers where the name of the
beneficiary, his location, the name of his wife or his wives, the
names of his sons, and his Permanent resident in the Kingdom shall
be written. Amman Customhouse will be provided with monthly lists of
beneficiaries’ names to be entered into the computer.
3. Stamping passports of
the beneficiaries (husband, wife and son if furniture comes in his
name ) by the exemption stamp to avoid repeated instances of
directors of the above-mentioned Customs houses or their deputies
shall be authorized to grant the exemption in terms of the conditions
set out in these instructions, and shall provide all necessary
facilities for expatriates furniture clearance.
cases that do not meet the conditions set out in these instructions
shall be submitted to the Department to take the appropriate decision
(14)/1997, (24)/1997 and (25)/1997 as well as the proclamations and
circulations issued earlier regarding the exemption of used personal
effects, and household appliances & furniture belonging to expatiates
shall be abolished.
These Instructions shall
be effective as of the date of publication in the Official Gazette.
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