The below information is a brief summary of customs regulations when you plan your international shipping to Niger, Always double check with your local embassy or consulate to make sure you have all the information you need before you make your move. Contact the nearest Niger Embassy.

When you plan your international shipping to Niger, the following documents are required for customs clearance:

  • Passport (must show last entry stamp)
  • Visa
  • Work Permit
  • Certificate of Change of Residence
  • “Attestation reservation de cale”
  • Bank Guarantee
  • Inventory (detailed in French, valued, dated, and signed by customer)
  • Importers Declaration for Customs
  • Health Certificate, showing that the customer has been vaccinated against yellow fever (compulsory) and cholera (optional)
  • Letter of transfer from customer’s employer

When shipping goods overseas to Niger, the following items customs guidelines will need to be met:

  • All shipments inspected

When shipping goods overseas to Niger, The following items are dutiable and/or restricted:

  • All goods less than six months in owner’s possession are dutiable (invoices required)
  • Home computers
  • Art objects, jewelry and antiques (depends on quantity)
  • Customer must pay a 5% statistical tax on the declared value of inventory unless customer belongs to an exempted organization or project in Niger.

When shipping goods overseas to Niger, the following items are prohibited, but not limited to,  from entry into the country:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Weapons
  • Radio equipment
  • Drugs

When shipping Motor Vehicles overseas to Niger, the following documents and regulations will apply:

  • New cars are dutiable
  • Documents Required:
    • Original Purchase Invoice
    • Log Book/Registration Card
    • International Insurance
    • Valid passport

Moving Pets to Niger, The following documents must be presented for the importation of pets:

  • Health Certificate signed and dated by a veterinarian, showing that the animal has been vaccinated against rabies

If you are moving your household, commercial goods or motor vehicles to Niamey or to another other city, please give us a call to go over any questions on documentation.

The regulations are subject to change without notice. our company is not liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance