DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • Passport
  • Residence Visa
  • Immigration Permit
  • Residence Permit
  • Work Permit
  • Certificate of Change of Residence
  • "Attestation reservation de cale"
  • Inventory in English, detailed, valued in triplicate and dated and signed by customer (size, make, model and serial number must be shown for all electrical items)
  • Customs Declaration
  • ALL MARKINGS must correspond EXACTLY to documents, to avoid delay and extra charges

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS

  • CUSTOMER MUST BE IN COUNTRY FOR CUSTOMS CLEARANCE
  • All shipments must arrive no later than six months after Customer
  • Shipments partially inspected

DUTIABLE/RESTRICTED ITEMS

  • New electrical items and furniture are subject to payment of Customs duties and taxes
  • Invoices to prove more than six months old required
  • Home computers are not accepted as personal effects and will be subject to Customs duties and import taxes
  • Tobacco products
  • Cosmetics, toiletries and perfumes
  • Bicycles
  • New musical instruments
  • Provisions, fabrics and gifts
  • Audio, video and photographic equipment

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • Weapons (including toys) and ammunition
  • Birds, fish and trophies, including animal skins and ivory
  • Currency and securities
  • Plants, seeds, seedlings, bulbs, etc.
  • Unwrought precious metals and precious stones
  • Pornographic material
  • Gambling equipment
  • Insects, beeswax, condensed milk
  • Alcohol and other spirits are prohibited and should be sent separately

 MOTOR VEHICLES

  • New autos are dutiable
  • Original Registration Card and declaration of value must be declared