Import/Export Permit for Regulated Materials (Radiation sources)

Description

In accordance with Federal Law by Decree No 6 of 2009, Concerning the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy and licence condition No. 6 on additional authorisation required from FANR, "The Licensee shall obtain a permit from the Authority prior to each import/export of Regulated Material generally authorised by the Licence".

The Import/Export Permit Form can be submitted to FANR for approval by either the licensee, or by the local supplier holding a purchase order from the end user.

The permit is valid for 60 days.

Required Documents

Import Permit

  • Air Way Bill or Bill of Lading and Packing List
  • Sealed source certificate from the manufacturer for each radionuclide
  • Certificate of origin for the regulated material
  • Invoice for the regulated material
  • Certificate and details for each piece of equipment (where equipment containing regulated material is imported)
  • Technical specification for radiation generators (where X-ray machines/ scanners are imported)
  • Certificate on integrity for radioactive material and associated equipment
  • Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods

Export Permit

  • Air Way Bill or Bill of Lading and Packing List
  • Sealed source certificate for each radionuclide or copy of the issued import permit
  • Invoice for the regulated material
  • Certificate and details for each piece of equipment or copy of the issued import permit
  • Technical specification for radiation generators (e.g. X-ray machines) or copy of the issued import permit
  • Copy of authorisation of import from the nuclear regulatory authority in the recipient country (where export is to an entity other than a manufacturer)
  • Certificate on integrity for radioactive material and associated equipment
  • Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods

Fees Information

There are no fees applicable at present, but this is subject to change.

Time Frame

Permits are generally issued within three working days if all supporting documents are in order. Once approved, the permit can be collected from FANR's Radiation Safety Department at FANR's headquarters.

How To Apply

  • you can apply through the fanr e-licensing system here https://elicense.fanr.gov.ae/
  • Apply for a permit by clicking on the ‘Permit’ tab and selecting ‘Apply for Permit’ from the drop-down list.
  • Attach all the required documents and submit your application through the FANR e-Licensing system.
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