Exporting items naturally formed and produced in the Maldives, re-exporting, and operation of such activity shall be carried out with the permission of the Ministry of Economic Development (MED), and in accordance with regulation made by that Ministry according to Export Import Act 31/79
Before loading good into a craft for export or re-export from the Maldives the exporter should provide true and complete details about quantities, F.O.B. price of the goods according to Customs Rules and Regulations.
Goods can be exported or re-exported from the Maldives by parties who have obtained export permit issued by Ministry of Economic development. The permit provided by the Ministry of Economic Development should be submitted to Customs for the purpose of exportation of goods. The goods exported from the Maldives should be under the name of the above permit holder.