Parcel delivery to Morocco
The Kingdom of Morocco has a rich history of Mediterranean, African, and Arabian influences. There is a population of about 33 million people within 450 thousand square kilometers. About 40% of those people are illiterate and living in poverty. Morocco is a constitutional monarchy. The economy is based on exports of minerals, seafood, and agriculture. The liberal economy of Morocco has made vast improvements in recent decades, including the development of its transportation system.
Customs for parcel shipping to Morocco
When shipping goods to Morroco keep in mind that there are stipulations for certain commodities. Any form of media is subject to censorship by the Ministry of Information. This may result in a delay of 3 to 4 days. Media includes books, films, newspapers, and DVDs, CDs, or tapes. Very high duties are imposed on software, which can take 7 to 10 days to release. Textiles and clothing must pass Moroccan quality contral which takes at least 2 days. Products meant for human consumption such as cosmetics or toiletries need special authorization from Quality Service Control.
Security concerns when shipping parcels to Morocco
The following commodities are prohibited in Moracco: guns and explosives, illicit narcotics, subversive material, furs, products from Israel, knives and weapons, precious metals, and x rays. Additionally the importation of hazardous materials is prohibited. These may include: acids, batteries, biological products, chemicals, corrosives, cosmetics, dangerous goods, flammables, gases, ice, infectious substances, liquids, magnets, oxidizers, paints, perfume, poisons, radioactive material, or toiletries.
Parcel documents delivering to Morocco
Texiles worth over 22 euros must be accompanied by a certificate of origin. Shipments valued at over $30 USD are held until the cosignee clears the shipment with a Customs agent. Therefore if the cosignee is to pay the shipping charges, a Master Air Waybill must be included. This process will include a degroupage fee for special customs entry.
A standard declaration is recommended for those who wish to receive preferential treatment towards taxes and duties. The declaration includes a commercial and a certificate of origin. This declaration must be stamped by Customs of the export country.