Logistic and forwarding services in Gibraltar


Business language


Dimensions and weights

Metric system.


National Gibraltar Pound (£) = 100 new pence (p).
ISO code: GIP

Customs tariff

Harmonised system. Customs clearance based on the transaction value.

Import control

Imports are largely liberalised. There is a negative list of goods which are subject to import licences.
Where applicable ask the recipient. The licence is generally valid for 3 months.
There is a general import ban on goods including unpasteurised goats milk, matches, flick knives, ivory, certain furs.

Terms of payment and tenders

Letter of credit or documents against payment.
Invoices in EUR.

Designations of origin

Indication of the country of origin on the commercial invoice.


Standard marking and indication of country of origin recommended; special marking regulations for hazardous goods.
Different labelling regulations need to be taken into account depending on the product.


Seaworthy packaging. No regulations on hay and straw.

Product samples

Samples with no value are duty free. For samples subject to duty brought by travelling salesmen ask for deepened details.
The use of the ATA Carnet procedure set out there is advisable.

Shipping and accompanying documents

a) Commercial invoices, 2 copies, in English, with all standard information and country of origin, signed by the exporter and a witness, for rail, ship and lorry shipments.

b) Certificates of origin, if required in special cases.

c) Ship freight shipments: Bills of lading uncertified.

d) Postal packages up to 20 kg: 1 APC and 1 customs declaration in English.


Information points

In the national territory: see Great Britain.