IOR/EOR Services Kuwait

Partner with TFI for Easy Business Expansion in the Middle East

Welcome to Total Freight International,
the leading provider of Importer of Record (IOR) services in Kuwait.

With our extensive expertise and in-depth knowledge of Kuwaiti customs regulations, we are your trusted partner for seamless and compliant importation of goods into the country.

Why Choose Our IOR/EOR Services in Kuwait?

For years, we have been on a mission to helping businesses expand the reach and visibility of their products to new markets. Our in-house team of experts make this possible through the following:

Expertise in Kuwaiti customs

Navigating customs procedures in Kuwait can be complex and time-consuming. Our team of experienced professionals understands the intricacies of Kuwaiti customs regulations, ensuring smooth customs clearance for your imported goods.

Comprehensive compliance solutions

Compliance with local regulations is vital for successful imports. Thus, we handle all the necessary documentation, including customs declarations, permits, licenses, and certifications, ensuring that your imports meet all Kuwaiti regulatory requirements.

Streamlined customs clearance

We specialise in efficient customs clearance processes; thereby, minimising delays and avoiding costly penalties. Our dedicated team works closely with customs authorities to ensure timely and hassle-free clearance of your goods.

Risk mitigation

Importing goods into a new market can pose certain risks. As your trusted IOR service provider, we mitigate them by ensuring compliance, accurate valuation of goods, and adherence to all necessary legal and regulatory obligations.

Industry expertise

Our services cater to a wide range of industries, including technology, security, retail, manufacturing, automotive, and more. Whatever your industry, you can rest assured that we have the expertise in handling your unique import requirements.

Our IOR Services in Kuwait

Known for our integrity built on reliability and professionalism, we offer a range of customised services designed to
help you meet your unique requirements. They are as follows:


Customs documentation

We take care of all customs documentation, including commercial invoices, packing lists, shipping documents, and any additional requirements specific to your goods or industry.


Import compliance

Our team ensures that your goods meet all import regulations and standards set by the Kuwaiti authorities. We manage product certifications, labelling requirements, and any other compliance-related tasks to ensure a smooth importation process.


Duty and tax management

We handle the calculation and payment of import duties, taxes, and other fees on your behalf. Our experts help you optimise duty payments while ensuring compliance with the Kuwaiti tax regulations.


Regulatory support

Navigating complex regulations is our forte. We assist you in understanding and complying with Kuwaiti import regulations, including product safety standards, licensing requirements, and any industry-specific regulations applicable to your goods.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Importer of Record can be a business, an individual, or a legal entity registered in the destination country. It is typically the party that owns or is responsible for the imported goods. Click here to know more about our Import of Record service.

The documentation required for Import of Record may vary by country and product type. However, it often includes invoices, bills of lading, certificates of origin, import permits, and customs declarations.

It is advisable to use a customs broker or customs agent to help with the Import of Record process, as they are knowledgeable about customs regulations, documentation, and can facilitate the clearance of goods through customs.

The process for obtaining an Importer of Record number or registration varies by country. In many cases, you will need to apply to the customs authorities or relevant government agencies. This is a legal and time-consuming process that requires the intervention of a qualified customs broker.

The Importer of Record is responsible for ensuring that the imported goods comply with all customs and regulatory requirements. This includes paying import duties and taxes, providing accurate documentation, and addressing any customs issues.Moreover, the IOR handles compliance with the requirements of other authorities depending on the type of goods. For instance, telecommunications and related products come under the purview of the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA).

Failing to establish the proper Importer of Record can result in customs delays, fines, confiscation of goods, and legal consequences. It can also damage your reputation as an importer.

Import duties and taxes are typically calculated based on the customs value of the goods, which includes the cost of the goods, freight cost, and insurance. The specific rates and calculation methods vary by country and product.

Partner with TFI for a seamless IOR Service in Kuwait


With a team of experts, longstanding experience, and strong capabilities, TFI is committed to providing reliable, efficient, and compliant IOR services in Kuwait. Our goal is to simplify the import process, allowing you to focus on your core business operations while we handle the intricacies of customs clearance and regulatory compliance.

Contact us today to discuss your import needs in Kuwait and discover how our tailored IOR services can benefit your business!

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