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									ISO Alpha-2 Code: SA                                                                              Saudi Arabia

Part I
List of articles prohibited as imports (or in transit) or admitted conditionally

Section I              Live animals; animal products

Chapter 1              Live animals
Heading      HS Code   ■ Prohibited articles
01.01-06               Live or dead animals and insects.
                       ■ Articles admitted conditionally
                       Admitted when exchanged between official scientific authorities.

Chapter 2              Meat and edible meat offal
Heading      HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
02.01-10               Meat other than pork, horsemeat and similar, is admitted on condition that it is exempt from any
                       illness and that it comes from animals slaughtered in accordance with Islamic ritual.
                       Meat exchanged between official scientific authorities is also admitted.

Chapter 3              Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates
Heading      HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
03.01-07               Admitted following inspection by a specialized medical officer.
                       Also admitted when exchanged between official scientific authorities.

Chapter 4              Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere
                       specified or included
Heading      HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
04.01-10               Admitted following inspection by a specialized medical officer.

Chapter 5              Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included
                       Nil.



Section II             Vegetable products

Chapter 6              Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage
Heading      HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
06.01-04               Admitted following submission to the Directorate of Agriculture.

Chapter 7              Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
Heading      HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
07.01-14               Admitted following submission to the Directorate of Agriculture.

Chapter 8              Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons
Heading      HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
08.01-14               Admitted following submission to the Directorate of Agriculture and for food inspection.

Chapter 9              Coffee, tea, maté and spices
Heading      HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
09.01-10               Admitted subject to submission to the Directorate of Agriculture and for food inspection.

Chapter 10             Cereals
Heading      HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
10.01-08               Admitted subject to submission to the Directorate of Agriculture and for food inspection.



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Chapter 11           Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten
Heading    HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
11.01-09             Admitted subject to submission to the Directorate of Agriculture and for food inspection.

Chapter 12           Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal
                     plants; straw and fodder
Heading    HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
12.01-14             Admitted subject to submission to the Directorate of Agriculture.

Chapter 13           Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts
Heading    HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
13.01-02             Admitted subject to submission to the Directorate of Agriculture and for food inspection.

Chapter 14           Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included
Heading    HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
14.01-04             Admitted subject to submission to the Directorate of Agriculture.



Section III          Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or
                     vegetable waxes

Chapter 15           (Sole chapter)
Heading    HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
15.01-22             Admitted subject to submission to the Directorate of Agriculture and for food inspection.



Section IV           Prepared foodstuffs; beverages, spirits and vinegar; tobacco and manufactured tobacco
                     substitutes

Chapter 16           Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates
Heading    HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
16.01-05             Admitted following submission for food inspection.

Chapter 17           Sugars and sugar confectionery
Heading    HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
17.01-04             Admitted following submission for food inspection.

Chapter 18           Cocoa and cocoa preparations
Heading    HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
18.01-06             Admitted following submission for food inspection.

Chapter 19           Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products
Heading    HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
19.01-05             Admitted after submission for food inspection.

Chapter 20           Preparations of vegetables, fruits, nuts or other parts of plants
Heading    HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
20.01-09             Admitted after submission for food inspection.

Chapter 21           Miscellaneous edible preparations
Heading    HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
21.01-06             Admitted after submission for food inspection.




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Chapter 22            Beverages, spirits and vinegar
Heading     HS Code   ■ Prohibited articles
22.01-09              Spirits and all intoxicating beverages.
                      ■ Articles admitted conditionally
                      Eaux de Cologne of any type are admitted following analysis at the Ministry of Health laboratories.

Chapter 23            Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder
Heading     HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
23.01-09              Admitted following submission to the Ministry of Agriculture.

Chapter 24            Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
Heading     HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
24.01-03              Admitted on Ministry of Finance authorization to trade in these products.



Section V             Mineral products

Chapter 25            Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials; lime and cement
                      Nil.

Chapter 26            Ores, slag and ash
                      Nil.

Chapter 27            Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral
                      waxes
                      Nil.



Section VI            Products of the chemical or allied industries

Chapter 28            Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth
                      metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes
                      Nil.

Chapter 29            Organic chemicals
                      Nil.

Chapter 30            Pharmaceutical products
Heading     HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
30.01-06              Admitted subject to authorization from the Ministry of Health to ensure that the articles are not
                      prohibited.

Chapter 31            Fertilisers
                      Nil.

Chapter 32            Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colouring
                      matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks
                      Nil.

Chapter 33            Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
                      Nil.




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Chapter 34           Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial
                     waxes, prepared waxes; polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles,
                     modelling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster
                     Nil.

Chapter 35           Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes
                     Nil.

Chapter 36           Explosives; pyrotechnic             products;   matches;   pyrophoric   alloys;   certain   combustible
                     preparations
Heading    HS Code   ■ Prohibited articles
36.01-06             Powders and explosives, pyrotechnic products, and explosive, combustible or radioactive
                     substances of any sort.
                     ■ Articles admitted conditionally
                     Government-authorized articles are admitted.

Chapter 37           Photographic or cinematographic products
Heading    HS Code   ■ Prohibited articles
37.01-07             Cinematographic equipment and films.
                     ■ Articles admitted conditionally
                     Other than cultural, agricultural, industrial or medical films.

Chapter 38           Miscellaneous chemical products
Heading    HS Code   ■ Articles admitted conditionally
38.01-24             Admitted on Ministry of Health authorization.



Section VII          Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

Chapter 39           Plastics and articles thereof
                     Nil.

Chapter 40           Rubber and articles thereof
                     Nil.



Section VIII         Raw hides and skins, leather, furskins and articles thereof; saddlery and harness; travel
                     goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)

Chapter 41           Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather
                     Nil.

Chapter 42           Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers;
                     articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)
                     Nil.

Chapter 43           Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof
                     Nil.




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Section IX      Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal; cork and articles of cork; manufactures of straw,
                of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork

Chapter 44      Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal
                Nil.

Chapter 45      Cork and articles of cork
                Nil.

Chapter 46      Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork
                Nil.



Section X       Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulose material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard;
                paper and paperboard and articles thereof

Chapter 47      Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulose material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard
                Nil.

Chapter 48      Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard
                Nil.

Chapter 49      Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry;
                manuscripts, typescripts and plans
                Nil.



Section XI      Textiles and textile articles

Chapter 50      Silk
                Nil.

Chapter 51      Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric
                Nil.

Chapter 52      Cotton
                Nil.

Chapter 53      Other vegetable textile fibres, paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn
                Nil.

Chapter 54      Man-made filaments
                Nil.

Chapter 55      Man-made staple fibres
                Nil.

Chapter 56      Wadding, felt and non-wovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles
                thereof
                Nil.




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Chapter 57     Carpets and other textile floor coverings
               Nil.

Chapter 58     Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery
               Nil.

Chapter 59     Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for
               industrial use
               Nil.

Chapter 60     Knitted or crocheted fabrics
               Nil.

Chapter 61     Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted
               Nil.

Chapter 62     Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted
               Nil.

Chapter 63     Other made-up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags
               Nil.



Section XII    Footwear, headgear, umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-
               crops and parts thereof; prepared feathers and articles made therewith; artificial flowers;
               articles of human hair

Chapter 64     Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles
               Nil.

Chapter 65     Headgear and parts thereof
               Nil.

Chapter 66     Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof
               Nil.

Chapter 67     Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers;
               articles of human hair
               Nil.



Section XIII   Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials; ceramic products;
               glass and glassware

Chapter 68     Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials
               Nil.

Chapter 69     Ceramic products
               Nil.

Chapter 70     Glass and glassware
               Nil.



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Section XIV          Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad
                     with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin

Chapter 71           (Sole chapter)
Heading    HS Code   ■ Prohibited articles
71.01-18             Currency notes and coin, precious metals, gemstones.



Section XV           Base metals and articles of base metal

Chapter 72           Iron and steel
                     Nil.

Chapter 73           Articles of iron and steel
                     Nil.

Chapter 74           Copper and articles thereof
                     Nil.

Chapter 75           Nickel and articles thereof
                     Nil.

Chapter 76           Aluminium and articles thereof
                     Nil.

Chapter 77           (Reserved for possible future use in the harmonized system)
                     Nil.

Chapter 78           Lead and articles thereof
                     Nil.

Chapter 79           Zinc and articles thereof
                     Nil.

Chapter 80           Tin and articles thereof
                     Nil.

Chapter 81           Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof
                     Nil.

Chapter 82           Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal
                     Nil.

Chapter 83           Miscellaneous articles of base metal
                     Nil.




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Section XVI          Machinery and mechanical appliances; electrical equipment; parts thereof; sound recorders
                     and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and
                     accessories of such articles

Chapter 84           Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
                     Nil.

Chapter 85           Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers;
                     television image and sound recorders and reproducers and parts and accessories of such
                     articles
                     Nil.



Section XVII         Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

Chapter 86           Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track
                     fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic
                     signalling equipment of all kinds
                     Nil.

Chapter 87           Vehicles, other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof
                     Nil.

Chapter 88           Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof
                     Nil.

Chapter 89           Ships, boats and floating structures
                     Nil.



Section XVIII        Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical
                     instruments and apparatus; clocks and watches; musical instruments; parts and
                     accessories thereof

Chapter 90           Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical
                     instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
                     Nil.

Chapter 91           Clocks and watches and parts thereof
                     Nil.

Chapter 92           Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles
Heading    HS Code   ■ Prohibited articles
92.01-09             Phonography and discs relating thereto, and other musical instruments.
                     ■ Articles admitted conditionally
                     Discs of a cultural, agricultural or medical nature are admitted, as is the equipment necessary for
                     their use, provided that they are imported for governmental or national institutions and that the dealer
                     undertakes not to use them for purposes other than teaching.



Section XIX          Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof

Chapter 93           (Sole chapter)
Heading    HS Code   ■ Prohibited articles
93.01-07             Military weapons, parts thereof and accessories.


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                ■ Articles admitted conditionally
                Military weapons, parts thereof and accessories are admitted when addressed to the Saudi
                Government.



Section XX      Miscellaneous manufactured articles

Chapter 94      Furniture, bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings;
                lamps and lighting fittings not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated
                name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings
                Nil.

Chapter 95      Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof
                Nil.

Chapter 96      Miscellaneous manufactured articles
                Nil.



Section XXI     Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques

Chapter 97      (Sole chapter)
                Nil.




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Part II:
Conditions of admission of articles imported or in transit

2.1   Animals and     With the exception of pork, horsemeat or similar meat and their by-products, the meat of other
animal products       animals is admitted on condition that it is accompanied by a health certificate testifying that it is
                      exempt from any disease and that it comes from animals slaughtered in accordance with Islamic
                      ritual.
2.2    Plants and     Admitted provided that the importer has obtained authorization from the Directorate of Agriculture for
plant products        that purpose.
                      In accordance with the procedures applied in Saudi Arabia concerning the trade in endangered
                      fungal organisms, inward and outward postal items containing fungal organisms of vegetable or
                      animal origin are not admitted unless accompanied by authorization issued by the competent
                      authorities.
2.4   Beverages,      With the exception of spirits and all intoxicating beverages, eaux de Cologne and alcoholic fluids are
alcoholic fluids      admitted for medical purposes after samples of these liquids have been taken and analyzed in the
                      Ministry of Health laboratories.
2.5    Tobacco        Admitted on Ministry of Finance authorization to the importer to trade in these products.
2.7    Narcotics      Admitted only when imported for medical purposes. In such case, it is nevertheless necessary to
                      obtain Ministry of Health authorization.
2.8   Pharma-         Admitted on Ministry of Health authorization to ensure that these products are not prohibited articles.
ceutical products
2.15   War matériel   Admitted when intended for the Saudi Government.




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Part III:
Special provisions, Customs and other

3.4 Miscellaneous    Recorded tapes ("cassettes") are not accepted as registered items, but only as ordinary items.
customs provisions




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