The below information is a brief summary of customs regulations when you plan your international shipping to Mauritania, 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 Mauritania Embassy.

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

  • Inventory in French, detailed, valued, and signed and dated by shipper
  • Letter of transfer from the shipper’s employer
  • “Attestation Reservation de cale”

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

  • Home computers are not accepted as personal effects and will be subject to customs duties and import taxes
  • New electrical items and furniture are subject to duties and taxes
  • Invoices required
  • Must be more than six months old

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

  • Alcohol and other spirits are prohibited and should be sent separately

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

  • New cars are dutiable

If you are moving your household, commercial goods or motor vehicles to Nouakchott 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.