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Customs Regulations


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DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

 

  • Detailed valued inventory in French, signed and dated by the shipper
  • Letter of transfer from the shipper’s employer
  • "Attestation reservation de cale"

 

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS

 

  • Household goods are duty-free if shipper can prove ownership of those goods

 

DUTIABLE/RESTRICTED ITEMS

 

  • Home computers are not accepted as personal effects and will be subject to customs duties and import taxes
  • New electrical items are subject to payment of customs duties and taxes
  • All electrical items and furniture must be more than six months old (invoices required)

 

PROHIBITED ITEMS

 

  • Weapons
  • Drugs
  • Alcohol and other spirits are prohibited and should be sent separately

 

MOTOR VEHICLES

 

  • New autos are dutiable

 

PETS

 

  • Health Certificate from veterinarian is required

 

NOTE - Customs regulations are subject to change at any time. The proceeding information is a brief summary of customs regulations applicable to household goods shipments to this destination and is being provided for general guidance to assist our Agents and Customers.
Since such regulations are subject to change without notice, we cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance.
Always double check with your local embassy or consulate.

 

 

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