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Customs Regulations

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  • Valued inventory
  • Customs Declaration (in French) stating age of goods and intended use
  • Original invoices to document age and value of goods
  • "Certificat de Changement de Residence" issued by the Senegal Consulate
  • Shipments destined for Mali must be declared as "Marchandises en transit pour le Mali."


  • All household goods should be a minimum of six months old and owner must declare they are not for sale
  • All shipments inspected
  • Customs Stamp for all goods (including diplomats and United Nations personnel) must be paid for before shipment is released from arrival port (rates vary)


  • All goods less than six months in owner's possession (and any others if purchase invoice not available)
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Drugs
  • Antiques, art objects, jewelry
  • Bicycles, windsurfers, motorcycles


  • Weapons and ammunition
  • New computers and accessories
  • More than 10 bottles of alcohol and wine


  • Cars and trucks over five years old are prohibited
  • One vehicle admitted per family
  • Customer must arrange for Senegalese Insurance before the shipment moves from the port of arrival
  • Autos for diplomats, United Nations or military personnel are permitted
  • Documents required:
    • Purchase Invoice
    • Log Book/Registration Card


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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