Country Guide: Guadeloupe

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Updated: April 07, 2016

Household Goods and Personal Effects

Documents required:

  • Packing list
  • Copy of valid passport
  • Original bill of lading (no express/release accepted) / AWB
  • Original inventory in French dated, valued and signed by the shipper
  • Electrical, hi-fi appliances and computer equipment have to be declared

Specific Information:

To be exempted from taxes you have to provide the following documents:

  • Certificate of change of residence or certificate of transfer (soldiers, civil servants)
  • Non sale certificate
  • Letter of attorney for customs clearance

For SAINT BATHELEMY : taxes to apply on valued inventory + freight invoice @ 6% 

Without these documents you will have to pay the following taxes:
V.A.T. + Octroi de Mer + Customs rights

Motor Vehicles

Documents Required:

  • Original registration card
  • Certificate of Insurance
  • Copy of shipper`s driving license
  • Title certificate (certificate de non gage)
  • Registration sticker

Prohibited Items

  • Firearms, ammunitions are submitted to authorization from territorial administration
  • Unlawful drugs

Consignment Instructions

AGS Guadeloupe
ZAC Mondong Sud Lot 1
97122 Baie Mahault
Tel: (590) 26 50 83
Fax: (590) 26 52 29
Name of Shipper
C/o AGS Guadeloupe
Tel: (590) 26 50 83
Fax: (590) 26 52 29
François Chataigne
IAM Note: Customs regulations can change at any time with or without notice. This document is provided as a guide and for information only. While IAM has exercised reasonable care in publishing this document, IAM makes no representation, either expressed or implied, as to its accuracy or applicability.