Are you moving to Vanuatu from New York? If you are relocating from the Tri-state area to Algiers, we provide door to door service and take care of your move.

Documents Required

The following documents are required for customs clearance:

·         Passport (must show last entry stamp)

·         Certificate of Change of Residence, Visaed by the Algerian Consulate/Embassy at origin

·         Employment Contract

·         Residence Visa

·         Work Permit

·         Valued Inventory (detailed, in French), consularized

·         For electrical items state make, model and serial number

·         Must state quantity of records, cassettes, tapes and videos

·         Bank Guarantee or Letter of Guarantee

·         Invoice for all electrical appliances

Custom Regulations


·         Only one shipment allowed

·         All shipments inspected

·         Household has to be completed (at least one lied and kitchenware)

Dutiable and 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

·         Political materials

Motor Vehicle

·         Import license required for foreigner. Custom duties assessed.

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, NY International Shipping 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.

Written by Einat Mazafi
Einat Mazafi is the owner of NY International Shipping, an International Shipping and moving company based in New York. She is also a specialist in providing the best relocation solutions to clients worldwide.