Import of Record / Export of Record

Expand your business to new markets minus the overheads

Expanding your business to new markets is costly, time-consuming, and entails a great deal of complexity. At Total Freight International, we believe you deserve peace of mind by entrusting the process to experts. This is where our know-how in Import of Record (IoR) and Export of Record (EoR) comes in handy. 

We provide you with control over the movement of goods through our comprehensive solutions. So, you can rest assured that they will successfully enter new markets at the ideal timeframe and operational cost.

The one-time registration under our IoR / EoR service in the UAE gives you a better price advantage and eliminates overhead costs. It makes your products readily available in the local market, enabling you to quickly facilitate the sale without worrying about import and export regulations. This promotes a quick turnaround, which gives you an edge over the competition.

Aiming to help international companies establish their presence in the GCC market, we offer our IOR/EOR services in Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Bahrain.

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Your benefits


Trade compliance assessment on import restrictions and import permits ensures quick approvals and certifications


Gain control over the supply chain by not relying on the buyer’s timeline to ensure that products reach the market as soon as possible


Make your products attractive by eliminating the hassles and complexity of importation and registration for the buyer


Quick and easy expansion to international markets


Grow your business without being weighed down by costly overheads


Gain an edge over your competitors by having your products imported and available in the market for your customers


Consolidate the product registration enabling you to save cost and reach more customers


Protect your trade confidentiality

Import of Record (IOR) services in Dubai provide several benefits for businesses involved in international trade.

First is legal compliance. IOR services ensure that imported goods comply with Dubai’s customs regulations and legal requirements. This helps businesses avoid potential penalties or delays due to non-compliance.

Second, IOR service providers have expertise in navigating customs procedures, facilitating a smoother clearance process and minimizing the risk of delays at the border.

IOR services in the UAE also handle the calculation and management of the payment of customs duties and taxes on behalf of the importing entity. This simplifies financial transactions and ensures compliance with local tax regulations.

Moreover, IOR services in the UAE usually include logistical support and coordinating the transportation of goods from the point of entry to their final destination within the country. This helps streamline the overall supply chain.

To understand more about the Import of Record, check out our FAQs section below.

Frequently Asked Questions

TFI is a trusted IOR service provider in the UAE, known for our expertise, reliability, and longstanding experience in facilitating smooth import processes. We tailor our services to meet the unique needs of each client.

Absolutely. TFI’s IOR services include comprehensive support for customs clearance, ensuring all documentation is accurate and compliant with local customs regulations.

TFI’s IOR services cater to a wide range of industries, including technology, cosmetics, FMCG, retail, and more. Any business looking to import goods into the UAE can benefit from our expertise.

TFI takes on the role of the official Importer of Record, managing all aspects of compliance, documentation, and tax responsibilities during the importation process for our clients in the UAE.

Yes, TFI has experience handling the importation of various goods, including specialized or regulated items. We ensure adherence to all local regulations and licensing requirements.

While TFI can assist with a broad range of goods, certain restrictions may apply based on local laws and regulations. Our team will guide you through any specific considerations for your goods.

Getting started with TFI’s IOR services is easy. Simply reach out to our team, discuss your business’s needs, and we will provide guidance on the necessary steps for a seamless import process.

TFI is committed to transparency. We will provide a clear breakdown of all associated costs, ensuring there are no hidden fees. Our goal is to offer straightforward and reliable IOR services.

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