الجمارك الأردنية Short description of the website. JCD participates in the WCO meetings In Brussels https://www.customs.gov.jo/en/CMS_NewsList.aspx Jordan Customs Department (JCD), represented by its Director General, Customs Major General Jalal Al-Qudah, participated in the 139th/140th Sessions of the World Customs Organization (WCO) Council and the WCO's 86th Policy Commissions Session, which were held in Brussels, Belgium from 23 to 25 June 2022. The meetings, which were attended by the Directors General of the 184 Member Customs administrations of WCO Council, assessed the work carried out by the WCO Members and the Secretariat since t 03/07/2022 JCD launches prior approvals project for import, export and transit https://www.customs.gov.jo/en/CMS_NewsList.aspx The Director General of Jordan Customs Department (JCD), Maj. Gen. Jalal Al- Qudah announced the launch of the prior approvals project for import, export and transit. Al- Qudah said that the project is among the leading initiatives that JCD has launched to implement the Royal vision to enhance “true partnerships” among public and private institutions. The first phase of the project has been launched in cooperation with the ministries of investment, agriculture and environment, as well as the 13/06/2022 JCD launches global trade facilitation program https://www.customs.gov.jo/en/CMS_NewsList.aspx The Director General of Jordan Customs Department (JCD), Customs -Major General Jalal Al-Qudah, and a number of senior officers met with experts from the World Customs Organization (WCO) to discuss means of enhancing cooperation between JCD and the WCO in SECO-WCO Global Trade Facilitation Program (GTFP) , a WCO program funded by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). The program aims at fostering and facilitating international trade, through the implementation and application 22/05/2022 JCD invites citizens to online travel ban inquiry service https://www.customs.gov.jo/en/CMS_NewsList.aspx Jordan Customs Department continues to invite travelers to access the JCD's website to inquire about customs cases and travel bans, as citizens and residents can now review and check beforehand their travel eligibility status in relation to customs-related travel ban orders. As part of a broader public service digitization process, the travel ban inquiry service was launched by JCD at the beginning of 2020 on the Department's website. The online service is designed to facilitate the mobility 15/05/2022 JCD seizes tobacco factory https://www.customs.gov.jo/en/CMS_NewsList.aspx In cooperation with other security agencies, Jordan Customs Department (JCD) personnel seized a factory manufacturing molasses (tobacco for water pipes) of faked famous brands and large quantities of bad flavors (juice). Director of the Anti-smuggling Department, Col. Raed Al-Sheyyab, said that JCD personnel also seized packaging machines, tobacco for water pipes and faked famous brands printed on papers. For the second time within a short period, JCD conducted two seizure operations to illega 14/05/2022 More than 80,000 people arrive in Jordan during Eid through QAIA https://www.customs.gov.jo/en/CMS_NewsList.aspx Airport customs Director Colonel Muhammad Al-Masaeed said that 80,931 people arrived in Jordan through Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) during Eid Al-Fitr holiday aboard 727 flights, and that his department provided visitors with “the best services”. Masaeed added that “in order to facilitate the entry procedures for travelers, the center’s management worked throughout the Eid holiday, activating the emergency plan at the customs center around the clock, by organizing the work of cust 09/05/2022 JCD calls for pre-arrival declaration https://www.customs.gov.jo/en/CMS_NewsList.aspx Jordan Customs Department (JCD) called on importing companies and traders to pre-declare goods before they reach the territorial waters of the Kingdom. JCD said that this would contribute to saving time, effort and cost for importers, which, in turn, improves Jordan's ranking in the international competitiveness report. This would also allow JCD and control authorities to start their operations on goods before they reach the port of Aqaba, which saves them flooring and storage fees. The Directo 27/04/2022 Al-Jaghbir: National trade window, a key reform leap https://www.customs.gov.jo/en/CMS_NewsList.aspx President of the Jordan and Amman Chambers of Industry Fathi Al-Jaghbir said that the National trade window to facilitate investments and improve the business environment is a key reform leap that ensures a better flow of goods and cuts red tape and costs. He said after a meeting with Customs Department Director General Maj. Gen. Jalal Al-Qudah that the trade facilitation window had helped to reduce the time for clearance and boost the competitiveness of sectors. The industrial sector, Al-Jagh 21/04/2022 Jordanian customs thwarts an attempt to smuggle heroin and crystal Meth. https://www.customs.gov.jo/en/CMS_NewsList.aspx Customs officers working at Al- Karama customs center, in coordination with the security services, thwarted an attempt to smuggle (21) kg of heroin, in addition to (2) kg of crystal Meth. Customs officers seized the drugs during inspection of a truck coming from one of the neighboring countries. The drugs were concealed tightly in an iron plate inside the truck's exhaust system (exhaust), which was specially prepared for this purpose. Customs Colonel Hussein Obeidat, Director of Al-Karama Cust 18/04/2022 JCD director receives Mexican ambassador to discuss cooperation https://www.customs.gov.jo/en/CMS_NewsList.aspx The Director General of Jordan Customs Department (JCD) Maj. Gen. Jalal Qudah received, at his office, the Mexican Ambassador to Jordan, Mr. Roberto Rodriguez Hernandez, on Thursday to discuss means to enhance bilateral relations and cooperation, especially in customs areas. The meeting covered issues concerned with administrative cooperation as the JCD is about to sign a memorandum of understanding with its Mexican counterpart on enhancing cooperation, exchanging expertise and opening communic 17/04/2022