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Used Household Goods and Personal Effects

Documents Required 

  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of bill of lading (OBL) / air waybill (AWB)
  • Packing list
  • Pro-forma invoice

Specific Information

  • For shipments to Erbil, an authorization letter from the owner of the goods is required.
  • Duties and taxes must be paid, which are approximately 8-10% of the declared Customs value based on the pro-forma invoice (returning citizens).
  • Diplomats can receive a diplomatic exemption if the country has an embassy in Iraq. 

Note:  Customs regulations may differ between cities.  It is important to contact the destination agent for specific information prior to importation.

Motor Vehicles

Documents Required

  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of OBL
  • Ownership paperwork
  • Certificate of title
  • Pro-forma invoice

Specific Information

  • Non-armored vehicles must be less than 2 years old for import.
  • The payment of 8-10% duties and taxes is applicable if no diplomatic protocol is received from the owner of the goods’ embassy.
  • The amount of duties and taxes are calculated based on the declared Customs value indicated on the pro-forma invoice.


Note:  Pets cannot be imported to Erbil. Please contact your destination agent for specific information on import requirements. 

Restricted/Dutiable Items

  • Alcohol (only diplomats can import)
  • Tobacco (only diplomats can import 1 carton)

Prohibited Items

  • Weapons
  • Drugs
  • Pornographic materials
  • Tactical gearwww.moveonerelo.com
  • Products of taxidermy (stuffed animals)

Consignment Instructions

Recommended: Contact the destination agent to ensure all requirements have been met prior to import, especially for differences regarding air / sea shipments.

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Movguru note: These policies can change as per customs regulations at any time without notice. Treat this document as informative guide. Movguru has published this document as guide only for information purpose on its sole discretion and holds no depiction of expressing or inferred to the precision or applicability of its content.
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