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