Saudi Arabia

  • Labeling Requirements
  • Required Documents
  • Licensing
  • Import Procedures
  • Taxes/Tariffs
  • Contacts

Please note:
The importation of alcoholic beverages is prohibited.  However, there are report of an allowance for some Saudi importers to import non-alcoholic beer.  Such arrangements usually require sole agency agreements.  Any entity interested in such an arrangement should seek advice and guidance from the USDA’s FAS office in Riyadh.

A relevant FAS Attaché report for Saudi Arabia can be found at:


USDA Foreign Agricultural Service
Agricultural Trade Office
American Embassy, Riyadh
Unit 61307
APO AE 09803-1307
Tel: (011-966-1) 482-2197
Fax: (011-966-1) 482-4364
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The information in this guide was obtained from external sources, including the websites of various governmental agencies and organizations, direct contact with those agencies and organizations, and from Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) Attaché reports.  Consequently, the accuracy of this information depends upon the accuracy of the sources.

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This page was last reviewed on September 12, 2011.

Page last reviewed/updated: 09/04/2012