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Digital Tax Stamp Request
Page last updated:: Thursday, February 17, 2022
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  • Type

    Registration

  • Service Category

    From Government to Business

  • Service Channels

  • Obligation to Sign-up

    Applicable, Manufacturers of excise goods registered with the FTA can use the Certify System account created upon registering as manufacturers of excise goods..

  • Categories of Customers

    UAE-resident manufacturers of all types of cigarettes, electrically-heated cigarettes, or water pipe tobacco (Moasel), that sell such products domestically within the UAE or via UAE duty free outlets (airports and ports). Importers who purchase all types of cigarettes, electrically-heated cigarettes, or water pipe tobacco (Moasel), from domestic or international manufacturers to sell such products domestically within the UAE or via UAE duty free outlets (airports and ports).

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Digital Tax Stamp Request
  • Service Description
    Through this service, the FTA, through a service provider (De La Rue), issues digital tax stamps for goods subject to Excise Tax, including cigarettes, electrically heated cigarettes and water pipe tobacco (Moasel).
  • Channels and working hours
    DTS Certify System: https://dts.tax.gov.ae/ae
    24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Service Fees Details
    Free for the service of raising the request. AED 0.084 for each stamp, charged by De La Rue
  • Estimated Time to Submit Application
    30 Minutes.
  • Estimated Time to Complete Application by the FTA
    2 business days from the date the completed application was received.
  • Required Documents and Forms

    Required for creating a Certify System account for importers:

  • Procedures and Steps

    Creating a Certify System Account (for importers):

    1. Download the relevant application form (Registration for Importer Form).
    2. Fill in the form electronically.
    3. Prepare the relevant evidence and supporting documents.
    4. Compose an email to ftadtscustomercare@delarue.com and attach the filled application form, as well as the relevant evidence and supporting documents.
    5. Send the email.

     

    Digital tax stamps order (importers and manufacturers):

    1. Access the applicant’s DTS Certify System account.
    2. Go to "Order Stamps Screen".
    3. Fill the required information.
    4. Submit order through DTS Certify System.
  • FAQs
    1. What does the item code stand for?

    The item code is the global trade identification number also known as the Barcode, printed with lines and numbers on the product itself

    2. What is the minimum number of stamps to be ordered?

    70,000 stamps for cigarettes and 5,000 stamps for water pipe tobacco (Moasel) and electrically heated cigarettes

    3. Who can be contacted for any queries?

    De La Rue may be contacted via email at:
    Ftadtscustomercare@delarue.com
  • Relevant Publications
  • Terms & Conditions
    1. The applicant must be registered for Excise Tax with the FTA.
    2. The designated excise goods on which the stamps will be affixed to must be registered in the FTA’s system.
    3. If the application is incomplete, or additional information is required, additional documentation may be requested. After submitting the additional documentation, it may take the FTA a further 2 business days to respond to the updated request.

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