Yemen

Export to Yemen:

Export of pork and pork products, coffee, alcohol, narcotics, fresh fruit and vegetables, weapons and explosives and rhinoceros horn is prohibited.

Commercial invoice: Three (3) copies of the ordinary commercial invoice should accompany shipments. The invoice should contain a full and accurate description of the goods, the marks and numbers, value of the merchandise, country of origin and net and gross weight.

Certificate of origin: A separate certificate of origin is required for shipments to Yemen. The general form sold by commercial stationers is acceptable.

Bill of Lading: There are no regulations specifying the form or number of bills of lading required for any particular shipment. A bill of lading customarily shows the name of the shipper, the name and address of the consignee, port of destination, description of the goods, the listing of the freight and other charges, the number of bills of lading in the full set, and the date and signature of the carrier’s official acknowledging receipt on board of the goods for shipment.

HALAL Certificate: For all meat products (for more details about HALAL Certification visit HALAL section of the Irish Islamic Chamber of Commerce Website).

Other formalities and documents:

Health certificate: A health certificate is required for shipments to Yemen of animal stocks, food and agricultural products

Free sale certificate: Imports of pharmaceuticals require a free sale certificate stating that the commodities in question are in free circulation in the country of export.

Marking: A mark of origin must appear on any merchandise labeled with English wording that could possibly be considered misleading as to the true origin of the goods.

Shipping restrictions: All freight insurance on imports must be placed in Yemen.

Packing: Goods should be packed securely to withstand rough handling and pilferage