Syria Humanitarian Customs Regulations

This document was researched by Global Hand regarding humanitarian customs information.

Transporting cargo through Syria to Iraq

The United Nations Joint Logistics Centre (UNJLC) provides information for those sending humanitarian cargo through Syria, and outlines the customs procedures for import and export. Please refer to the UNJLC website for the most up-to-date information.

Required documents

A list of documents required to import/transit/export goods from Syria to Iraq for air, sea and land transport is published on this webpage:

Tax exemption

For the import, transit and export of humanitarian goods in Syria the Government of Syria has granted broad tax exemptions, according to the UNJLC website: Refer to their website for further details.

Other information

Please note that this information refers to goods that are destined for Iraq.


United Nations Joint Logistics Centre