Exporting to Egypt and Transiting Customs There


Any guidance for exporting charitable donated items to Egypt and effectively transiting customs without being hit with large taxes? Does anyone know if this is possible and the best way to do so please?


Dear Ms Shorrock

Information on the Customs requirements for exporting is given in HMRC Public Notice 275. All notices can be found on our website www.hmrc.gov.uk under Quick Links > Library > Official Statistics – Publications – Notices, Info Sheets & Other Reference Materials > Import, Export & International Trade. The Public Notices are in numerical order.

Further detailed information regarding exporting goods outside the EU can be found on our website by using the following link:


You may find the Export Best Practice Guide particularly helpful

HM Revenue & Customs
Customs International Trade & Excise

Export Action Plan