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Non-prescribed goods

Kuwait

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General conditions

1. General conditions for edible non-prescribed goods

1.1 Prohibited

The Department is unaware of any prohibited edible non-prescribed goods that are for export to Kuwait.

1.2 Conditions

Kuwait is a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), which has published a Guide for control on imported foods (PDF 1.7 MB). This guide sets requirements, including certification, for all edible products imported into Kuwait.

Non-prescribed goods do not usually require an export certificate. However, the EX188B certificate (manual) has been used in the past to enable a range of non-prescribed goods to enter Kuwait.

For goods which do require certification at this time, please see the Specific Good sections below.

2. General conditions for inedible non-prescribed goods

2.1 Prohibited

The Department is unaware of any specific requirement for inedible non-prescribed goods that are for export to Kuwait.

2.2 Conditions

Compliance with domestic requirements. The Department is unaware of any specific requirement for inedible non-prescribed goods that are for export to Kuwait.

Specific goods

Edible apiculture products

1. Preconditions for market access

The Department is not aware of any prohibited edible apiculture products for export to Kuwait.

2. Documentation requirements

2.1 Government certification

An unendorsed EX188B certificate (NEXDOC only) can be issued for edible apiculture products. However, exporters are encouraged to confirm the importing conditions through their importer, or if needed the government authority of Kuwait.

The following document provides instructions on how to complete certificate template number EX188B (within the Next Export Documentation system (NEXDOC) Portal):

2.2 Supporting documents and exporter declarations

The Department is not aware of any requirement for supporting documents and exporter declarations for Kuwait.

3. Other requirements

4. Exemptions granted by Kuwait

Veal Stock

1. Preconditions for market access

2. Documentation requirements

2.1 Government certification

For consignments of Veal Stock, use EX188M certificate (manual only) with Endorsement 5323.

Additional endorsement 5323

"The products or the by-products originate from government licensed establishments that are authorised to process meat for human consumption under government supervision.

The products are derived from animals which passed ante-mortem inspection at the time of slaughter.

The products have been produced, prepared, inspected and transported in accordance with the Australian Standard and are suitable in every way for human consumption."

3. Other requirements

4. Exemptions granted by Kuwait

Latest updates

28/10/2022 - Added "Veal Stock" to "Specific goods" section.
02/08/2022 - Honey NEXDOC update including guidance material.
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Last updated: 28/10/2022 12:03 PMCreated: 17/08/2020 9:32 AM