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Customs Regulations


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DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

 

  • Valid Passport
  • Inventory in French, detailed, valued, and signed and dated by Customer
  • Certificate of Change of Residence
  • "Attestation Reservation de cale"
  • Mission order of employer
  • Declaration signed by customer that goods are for personal use

 

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS

 

  • Used household goods are duty-free if they have been in the owner's possession, used for six months, and are not for resale

 

DUTIABLE/RESTRICTED ITEMS

 

  • Home computers are not accepted as personal effects and will be subject to customs duties and import taxes
  • New electrical items and furniture are subject to duties and taxes
  • Invoices required
  • Must be more than six months old
  • Tobacco products
  • Firearms and weapons are duty-free with a:
    • F4 Form
    • Certificate of Registration
    • Valid Passport
    • Proof of ownership
    • Certificate of temporary admission

 

 PROHIBITED ITEMS

 

  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited and should be sent separately. Only the mention "fond de cave" (less than 30 bottles) is acceptable.
  • Pornographic material
  • Narcotics
  • Explosives

 

MOTOR VEHICLES

 

  • New cars are dutiable
  • Documents required:
    • Car papers
    • Proof of ownership
    • Original Purchase Invoice
    • F4 Form provided by Customs at the time of arrival

 

PETS

 

  • Health Certificate and proof of anti-rabies inoculation

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

  • All shipments are checked by customs!

 

 

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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