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Banned Export Products

Before exporting products, the entity must check whether the products are allowed for export, as there are several products that are banned from being exported according to the laws of Saudi Arabia. The table below shows a list of these products:

 

 

Table 1: List of banned products to export from Saudi Arabia
S. NoHS CodeDescription
10Livestock and horses of all kinds (male and female)
20Baby milk of all kinds
30Animal feeds such as barley and Sudanese sorghum
40Poultry feeds such as yellow corn and soya beans
50Natural sand and sand containing minerals
60Gas cylinders with the specifications of the National Gas & Industrial Company (GASCO)
70Zamzam water
812 14Green Fodder and hay
9Ex 22 01 90 10ZamZam water
1022 01 00 00Bottled drinking water and non-bottled and ice
1144 01 10 00Wood
1297 06Antiques and archaeological and historical items

Products Subjected to Authorization / Licensing

Before exporting, the entity must check if the products are allowed for export and if they require any special approvals in advance, as there are products that are restricted from being exported without a special permit issued by the entitled authorities. Table 2 shows a summary list of these products and its HS Codes, as well as the entitled authority that issues its permit in the Kingdom.

 

 

Table 2: Restricted products to export from Saudi Arabia
S. NoHS CodeDescriptionAuthority
110 10 01 01Horses, pure-bredEquestrian Club
220 10 01 01Horses, pure-bredEquestrian Club
301019010Horses, pure-bredEquestrian Club
401019020Horses, pure-bredEquestrian Club
501 10WheatGrain Silos and Flour Mills Organization
600 00 03 10Soya beansMinistry of Finance
710 90 05 10Golden cornMinistry of Finance
820 90 05 10White cornMinistry of Finance
910 00 01 11Wheat flourMinistry of Finance
1001 12Soya beansMinistry of Finance
1110 10 01 19Milk-based infant foodMinistry of Finance
1220 10 01 19Milk-based infant foodMinistry of Finance
1305 25SandMinistry of Energy, Industry & Minerals
1410 21 06 25Sand mixed aggregatesMinistry of Energy, Industry & Minerals
1520 21 06 25Sand mixed aggregatesMinistry of Energy, Industry & Minerals
1600 11 15 25MarbleMinistry of Energy, Industry & Minerals
1717 25Stone mixturesMinistry of Energy, Industry & Minerals
1822 25LimestoneMinistry of Energy, Industry & Minerals
1909 27Crude oilMinistry of Energy, Industry & Minerals
2010 27FuelsMinistry of Energy, Industry & Minerals
2111 27Gases, including liquefied gasesMinistry of Energy, Industry & Minerals
2214 27AsphaltMinistry of Energy, Industry & Minerals
2344 28Radioactive materialsMinistry of Interior
2445 28Radioactive materialsMinistry of Interior
2510 19 22 90Radioactive materialsMinistry of Interior
2690 19 22 90Radioactive materialsMinistry of Interior
2710 19 03 29Ozone depleting materialsPresidency of Meteorology and Environment
2803 30MedicinesSaudi Food and Drug Authority
2904 30MedicinesSaudi Food and Drug Authority
3030 00 11 73Filled gas cylindersMinistry of Energy, Industry & Minerals
3100 90 07 84Agricultural machinerySaudi Agricultural Bank
3200 10 48 85Scraps of batteries, etc.Presidency of Meteorology and Environment
33عناوين مختلفةWild fauna and flora, and products thereofSaudi Wildlife Authority