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Customs Regulations


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DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

 

  • Residence Visa
  • Work Permit
  • Change of Residence Certificate or acknowledgment of company transfer
  • "Attestation reservation de cale"
  • Letter of Financial Responsibility
  • Original inventory in French, valued, detailed, and dated and signed by customer

  • Letter of Financial Responsibility

 

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS

 

  • CUSTOMER'S PRESENCE IN THE COUNTRY IS REQUIRED TO CLEAR SHIPMENT
  • All personal effects (private, military or diplomatic) subject to customs tax, based on CIF value

  • Value of shipment must not exceed $4.00 per pound gross

 

DUTIABLE/RESTRICTED ITEMS

 

  • All electrical/electronic items and furniture less than six months old are dutiable and taxable. Invoices are required as proof of age.

  • Home computers are not accepted as personal effects and will be subject to duties and taxes

 

PROHIBITED ITEMS

 

  • Alcohol and other spirits are prohibited and should be sent separately
  • Weapons, ammunition, drugs

  • Books, films, pictures may be subject to censorship and confiscation if found to be contrary to local customs or religious beliefs

 

MOTOR VEHICLES

 

  • Import license required for new cars and import declaration for cars less than one year old

  • Duty is very high and is based on engine capacity and on local CIF value of car

 

PETS

 

  • Health Certificate from veterinarian 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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