80% off customs fines to ease burden on businesses amid pandemic

Emirates News Agency | Nov 25, 2020 at 5:21 PM
  • As part of the economic stimulus package announced by the Government of Dubai to alleviate the burden on businesses and help them navigate the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic, Dubai Customs launched an initiative offering 80 percent discount on fines for customs cases and violations detected or committed before March 31, 2020.
  • The decision applies to uncollected customs fines imposed by a judicial judgment as well as the customs fines that have been paid in installments to Dubai Customs, where reduction will apply to the remaining installments.
  • The cases under execution at Dubai Courts will also benefit from the applicable fine reduction on the remaining payable amounts.