Customs regulations and local regulations
Please find below the customs procedures and local regulations (Import/ Export) in force in Mauritania.
The classes of explosive substances and articles and the following flammable gases and materials are subject to direct / direct removal:
Classes: 1; 2.1; 2.2; 2.3; 3; 4.1; 4.2; 4.3; 5.1; 5.2; 6.1; 6.2; 7; 8 et 9
The UN or UN number with 4 days of parking in terminals are hereafter:
1950 (Class 2.1);
1005; 1008; 1045; 1048; 1056 ; 1067 ; 1069 ; 1076 ; 1079 ; 1581 ; 1582 ; 1589 ; 1612 ; 1660 ; 1749 ; 1859 ; 1955 ; 1967 ; 1970 ; 1975 ; 2190 ; 2191 ; 2194 ; 2195 ; 2196 ; 2198 ; 2417 ; 2418 ; 2420 ; 2421 ; 2548 ; 2901 ; 3070 ; 3307 ; 3308 ; 3318 (Class 2.3)
More details regarding the commodities in the file hereafter:
Local customs regulations
2. Are prohibited, on import as well as on export, the goods that are likely to affect:
a) Public order;
(b) Public security;
c) The health or life of people and animals;
(d) Public morality;
e) The preservation of the environment;
(f) The protection of national treasures of cultural, artistic, historical or archaeological value;
(g) the protection of intellectual, industrial and commercial property;
h) Defense of consumers’ interests.
3. When importation or exportation is permitted only on presentation of an authorization, license, certificate, etc., the goods are prohibited if they are not accompanied by a regular title or if they are presented under the guise of a title not applicable.
Other regulations, such as:
PSI re-shipment inspection,
All goods brought into the customs territory, even those destined for re-exportation, must be subject to customs control, whether they are liable to duties and taxes or not. It must be covered by a summary declaration and be presented to customs. (Cf. Art. 68- 1.)
Paragraph 3 - Declarants
The signatories and the one inputting the declarations information are responsible for the omissions, inaccuracies and other irregularities noted in the declarations except their recourse against their principals.
2. When it is established that the declaration was drawn up in accordance with the instructions given by the principal, the principal is liable to the same penalties as the signatory or the person inputting the declaration. (Cf. Art. 372 - 1.)
Please refer to the Mauritanian Customs Code in force for all other required details.