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Excise Goods Registration
Page last updated:: Tuesday, December 27, 2022
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  • Type


  • Service Category

    From Government to Business, From Government to Government, From Government to People

  • Service Channels

  • Obligation to Sign-up

    Applicable – or through the account previously created to for Excise Tax.

  • Categories of Customers

    All persons importing, producing, or stockpiling excise goods in the UAE.

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Excise Goods Registration
  • Service Description
    Through this service, the FTA registers excise goods on the Excise Goods List.
  • Channels and working hours
    BrandSync Website (
    24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Service Fees Details
    Free of charge
  • Estimated Time to Submit Application
    45 Minutes.
  • Estimated Time to Complete Application by the FTA
    20 business days from the date the completed application was received.
  • Required Documents and Forms
    • Good’s details.
    • Details of the good’s components.
    • Pictures of the good and its label.
    • Marketing campaign details (if any).
    • Product Conformity Certificate from the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology.
    • Details of the good’s price.

    Food Product Label Assessment certificate be issued by the municipality of the respective Emirate, except for the case where the good is registered for re-export to outside the state.

  • Procedures and Steps
      If you are already a registered user in BrandSync, log in to BrandSync via to Add or Update your Excise Goods.
      If you have not registered yet in BrandSync, login to EmaraTax to access the BrandSync URL.
      Please follow the below steps:
      1) Login to your EmaraTax account through the following link
      2) Click “Other Services”
      3) Click "View All" in “Excise Goods List” tile
      4) Select your relevant TRN Number and then Click on the button "Register in BrandSync"   
  • FAQs

    1. What is the GTIN?

    The GTIN is the global trade identification number also known as the Barcode, printed with lines and numbers on the goods itself


    2. Will any pictures of the good be accepted as a supporting document?

    The images shall be clear and the information on the label shall be readable, the background shall preferably be white. Further details on the requirements are available on BrandSync Knowledgebase for Goods Registration, which also includes videos and other clarifications


    3. Is the good subject to Excise Tax?

    If the good matches any of the definitions mentioned in Cabinet decision 52 of 2019 on Excise Goods, Excise Tax Rates and the Methods of Calculating the Excise Price, it will be subject to Excise Tax. It is possible to also inquire about the good by sending the good’s information and pictures to in case of the inability to classify the good

  • Terms & Conditions
    1. All goods must be registered using the Global Trade Item Number and (GTIN) and Barcode.
    2. Goods must be registered as single units, not packs or promotional packs (more than one good).

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