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International Move to Tunisia


Moving to Tunisia is a major transition for anyone, and there will be plenty to consider and prepare for before you head across the globe.

The last thing you want to worry about is the logistics of a complicated move, especially when it comes to documentation, Customs regulations and shipping services.Which is why you shouldn't have to worry about it. Instead, let us tackle the tough stuff for you.

International Sea & Air Shipping will make your transition to Tunisia as seamless as possible, by providing top-notch shipping services for all of your household goods and much more.We'll be there with you each and every step of your move abroad, from packing and crating your goods, to shipping them overseas and assisting you through the complicated overseas documentation process.

All you need to do is give us a call so we can get started with an on-site estimate. We'll take care of everything else.

Here's how we get the job done:

How International Sea & Air can help for moving to Tunisia


To start, one of our trained moving specialists will provide a one-on-one consultation with you, thoroughly outlining your moving options based on certain criteria, such as:
  • Your Your moving timeline. When do you need to be in Tunisia?
  • Your real estate plans. Will you be renting or buying?
  • Your family/household size. Will you be moving alone or with your family? For business or personal reasons?
  • Cubic feet estimate. How large is your shipment?

What Will Moving to Tunisia Cost?


For the most accurate estimate of your total shipment size, you should schedule an in-home survey as early as possible for your move to Tunisia.

Don't wait until the last possible moment, contact International Sea & Air Shipping today. You won't regret the decision.

After we hear from you, our moving specialists will assess your belongings to give you the best estimate possible to expedite your relocation.

The cost of moving to Tunisia will vary considerably based on the cubic footage of your belongings and your proposed destination arrival time so it's extremely important that you work with an agent so they can give you the most accurate quote.

Ready to start budgeting for your international move?

Give us a call, and don't forget to ask about our overseas packing and custom crating services, too!

About Tunisia


Named after the capital city of Tunis, Tunisia is the northernmost country in Africa and is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea in the north and the east.

Ninety-eight percent of the population (which comes in just under 10.8 million) identify as both Arabic and Muslim. Islam is also the official state religion.

While Arabic is the official language, Tunisian Arabic (Derja) is the local vernacular and is widely used by the public. Although not an official language, French is used in education, press and business and 64 percent of the population of Tunisia speaks French. Road signs are generally written in both Arabic and French.

Can't wait to get started with your overseas relocation to Tunisia? First, find out what you'll need to clear Customs.



Customs Regulations for Tunisia:

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY
  • Residence permit (legalized)
  • Work permit
  • Customs bond
  • Bank guarantee (required if residence permit and work permit are not available)
  • Proof of employment
  • Certificate of Residence Change
  • Letter from customer authorizing destination agent to clear shipment
  • Inventory (written in French)
    • Detailed, showing all appliances, video, stereo and electronic equipment, including make and model
CUSTOMS REGULATIONS
  • Customer must be present at time of clearance
  • All shipments inspected
  • Only one shipment allowed (second shipment allowed if arrival is within six months of residence permit)
  • Shipment must arrive within three months of customer
PROHIBITED ITEMS

In Tunisia, some articles may not be imported in a customer's baggage. These items include, but may not be limited to:
  • Narcotics
  • Pornography (material defined as such under Islamic law)
  • Counterfeit items
  • Cultural artefacts and other items of cultural importance
  • Henna
  • Palm trees or products made from palm
  • Explosive materials
RESTRICTED/DUTIABLE ITEMS

Some articles may have restricted quantities or require special authorization/ payments of duties and taxes to clear customs in Tunisia. These items include, but are not limited to:
  • Endangered species, products made of these species or parts of endangered species as outlined by CITES (may be brought in only with CITES permission)
  • Medication
  • Local currency - Tunisian Dinar (TND), (can only be imported with permission)
  • Foreign currency declarable when not exceeding the amounts below:
    • Foreigners - the equivalent of 5,000 TND
    • Residents - the equivalent of 25,000 TND
  • Hunting weapons (permissible only with authorization from the Ministry of the Interior)
PETS AND ANIMAL REGULATIONS

When importing a petto Tunisia, he or she will need to have the following documentation:
  • Health certificate
  • Complete and valid inoculations
DUTY AND TAX RATE PERCENTAGE

Certain items may be imported duty free. These items include:
  • 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 100 cigarillos or 500 grams of tobacco
  • 1 litre of spirits (over 25 percent alcohol by volume) or 2 litres of lighter alcoholic beverages (up to 25 percent)
  • Non-commercial gifts and other items for personal use
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, International sea & air 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.

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Tunisia

FlagEmblem
Motto : Freedom, Order and Justice
Capital : Tunis
National Anthem : "Humat Al-Hima" ("Defenders of the Homeland")

Geography

Location : Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Libya
Area : Total : 163,610 sq km

Land : 155,360 sq km
Water : 8,250 sq km

Climate : Temperate in north with mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers; desert in south

People

Nationality : Tunisian(s)
Population : 10,629,186 (July 2011 est.)
Major Cities : TUNIS (capital) 759,000 (2009)
Languages : Arabic (official and one of the languages of commerce), French (commerce)

Economy

GDP : $100.3 billion (2010 est.)
Exchange Rates : Tunisian dinars (TND) per US dollar - 1.4367 (2010), 1.3503 (2009), 1.211 (2008), 1.2776 (2007), 1.331 (2006)

Transportation

Airports : 32 (2010)
Roadways : Total : 19,232 km
Waterways : N/A
Ports & Terminals : Bizerte, Gabes, Rades, Sfax, Skhira


    

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