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Customs Procedure for Moving Household Goods in to Algeria

Customers must be present at clearance. Only one shipment allowed. All shipments inspected. Household has to be completed (at least one lied and kitchenware).

Documents Required

1. Passport (must show last entry stamp) 
2. Certificate of Change of Residence, Visaed by the Algerian Consulate/Embassy at origin 
3. Employment Contract 
4. Residence Visa 
5. Work Permit 
6. Valued Inventory (detailed, in French), consularized 
For electrical items state make, model and serial number. Must state quantity of records, cassettes, tapes and videos 
7. Bank Guarantee or Letter of Guarantee 
8. Invoice for all electrical appliances 


Import license required for foreigner. Custom duties assessed.

Restricted Items
New furniture (less than six months old) and office furniture, Foodstuffs (in large quantities), Only one of each appliance duty-free, Liquor.
Prohibited Items
Live plants, Pornographic materials, Weapons and ammunition, Radio equipment (walkie-talkies), Alcohol and tobacco products, Drugs, Currency and jewelry and Political materials 

Disclaimer: This information is intended for general guidance and all users are allowed to reproduce this information. cannot however take responsibility for any errors, additions, omissions or for any loss or damage that may occur from its use. As such it is advisable to contact the nearest customs office or the moving company you select for your move to Algeria for full and current information prior to importation/relocation.