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Shipping To EgyptInternational Shipping To Egypt

In order to aid you in moving to Egypt we have gathered customs information. We advise you to carefully review the information relating to moving to Egypt. You may find more up to date information at your local consulate or embassy. Please note, customs regulations are subject to change at any time. GEM Relocations cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance.

 

Documentation Required
  1. Passport (original)
  2. Work Permit (original) or application documents
  3. Customs Bond
  4. Letter of Guarantee or Power of Attorney
  5. Residence Visa
  6. Inventory - showing number of pieces, cartons and precise contents of each
  7. Keys for any locked items
  8. Letter from Employer to Customs stating duration of Customer's stay and financial guarantees
  9. Certificate of Residence Change
  10. Delivery address and telephone number
Customs Regulation
  1. Household goods duty-free for government, oil company and Aid Project personnel, provided a Letter of Guarantee is submitted approving the import and stating that the shipment will be re-exported
  2. Household goods and personal effects are dutiable to everyone except above
  3. Shipments subject to 100% inspection
Dutiable and Restricted Items
  1. Items not showing obvious signs of use are taxed as new, at VALUES DETERMINED BY CUSTOMS
  2. Seeds and animals (must receive approval from the Ministry of Agriculture)
  3. Toilet articles
  4. Consumable items
  5. Alcohol taxed at 3,000% + 100% Sales Tax
  6. Compact hardware and software, fax machines, answer phones, photo copiers, printers, compact discs, music cassettes and video tapes will be subject to screening by the censors.
  7. Ensure a users manual and or a full descriptive brochure is available with any and all technical devices.
  8. Special permit required for telecommunication equipment and high frequency radios
  9. ALL PRINTED MATTER, RECORDS, FILMS, TAPES, SLIDES, MOVIES, VIDEOS, COMPACT DISCS, COMPUTER SOFTWARE, ETC. SUBJECT TO CENSORSHIP AND CONFISCATION AND WILL BE HELD FOR APPROVAL BY THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE (MUST BE PACKED SEPARATELY FOR EASY ACCESS)
Prohibited Items
  1. Pornographic material
  2. Drugs and medicine
  3. Firearms and weapons, ammunition, daggers and swords
  4. Anti-Islamic religious materials
  5. Gold and silver (tableware permitted)
  6. Cordless telephones
  7. Resolutin color printers or photocopiers
Motor Vehicles
  1. Autos allowed, but highly taxed and regulated
  2. Purchase invoice, stating price and auto specifications required
  3. Autos over three years old prohibited
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