Bayan System

An electronic customs data system for all customs procedures and operations enabling customers to finalize all customs interactions electronically.

Bayan system components

  1. Registration of commercial partner system: through providing a code for per partner.
  2. Manifest system: to connect systems of air, marine cargo by customs system.
  3. Customs declaration registration: which considers an application and acknowledge from the trader showing types of goods that he wants to import or export.
  4. Estimating taxes and fees system: calculating due fees and taxes.
  5. Refunding system: to refund undue taxes.
  6. Finance affairs systems: to manage finance processes and affairs.
  7. Exemption system: to monitor customs exemptions.
  8. Cottas management system: to control goods with limited cottas.
  9. Guarantee management system: to control different types of guarantees.
  10. Customs value system: to monitor values provided comparing them with existing values at the data base.
  11. Customs tariff system: to identify terms of goods tariffs.
  12. Inspection system: inspection.
  13. Mobile application system: to send inspection results.
  14. Goods releasing system: to release goods completed procedures.
  15. Departure permit system: to issue a departure permit.
  16. Arrival registration system: registration of carrier information.
  17. Vehicles movement management system: registration of exit/entering of vehicles.
  18. Issues system: to register and follow up issues and judgments.
  19. System management: codes management.
  20. Economic operator system: golden list.
  21. Customs warehouses system: to control what is entering and exiting from them.
  22. Customs auditing system: to audit all financial and procedures of all customs transactions.
  23. Free zones system: to control imported and exported goods.
  24. Auctions system: to sell neglected and confiscated goods.
  25. Supporting decision making system: to provide with information.
  26. Statistics reporting system: to organize and issuing statistics reports.

Aims of the system

  1. To reinforce control over security, health and environment of imports and exports, re-export, and transit goods.
  2. Connecting all bodies of public/private sectors with customs and exchanging information electronically via single electronic window.
  3. Computerization of all customs procedures and financial, banking processes.
  4. Decreasing expenses of importation and exportation operations.
  5. To up scaling the level of the Sultanate of Oman at the international circles in the trading and economic aspects.
  6. To encourage importers and exporters to use Omani seaports.
  7. Encourage national and international investments.
  8. Provide rapid facilitation and electronic services for trade community in real time.
  9. Present accurate statistics, and analysis for international trade to enable investors and trade project owners to prepare realistic economic feasibility studies.
  10. To combat trade counterfeiting.
  11. To establish electronic data base for all customs, security, health, and environment \risks and others.
  12. Unifying customs procedures to be achieved in less time.
  13. To limit using paper documents.
  14. To apply right roles of value agreement avoiding disagreements between importers and customs officers at estimating customs values.
  15. Statistics information exactness.
  16. Providing detailed information of all imported and exported goods.
  17. Quick providing and publication of statistics information.
  18. Analyze information and identifying statistics and economic expectations indicators.
  19. Using information outcomes in fields of concerned studies and researches.
  20. To ease comparisons between Oman exports and that of the neighboring countries.
  21. Present accurate information for feasibility studies of investors.
  22. To encourage foreign and local investments to establish local industries for imported materials.
  23. Support auditing of customs transactions processes , collecting due customs taxes.
  24. Approve the real value of goods according to international value agreement.
  25. Providing preferential information about all types of customs exemptions and revenues.
  26. Supporting customs refunding system and guarantees.
  27. Issuing licenses and permits electronically to facilitate and fastening consignments releasing.
  28. Stop using paper documents which limit and stop case of falsification.
  29. Pre-arrival information electronically will help to audit and identifying risks, in addition to shortening procedures.
  30. Working with electronic manifest between directorate general of customs and fright agents and establishments work at seaports and airport services.

Bayan system – its importance

  1. To dispense with paper- documents.
  2. No need to liaise separately with relevant bodies.
  3. Possibility of pre- arrival releasing.
  4. Unifying procedures, equality and transparency in treatment.
  5. Electronic payments.
  6. Risk management.
  7. Access to accurate statistical data and information.
  8. Avoids repetition of data.
  9. Saves time, effort and money.
  10. To raise economic status of Sultanate of Oman.