Madagascar

Letter mail
Parcel
EMS
Prohibited articles list
 
Weight / size limit admitted:
üPostcard – maximum weight 20g.  maximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness – 5mm
üLetter – maxsimum weight 250gmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 5mm.
üSmall packets – maxsimum weight 2kgmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 50mm.
üM bag – maxsimum weight 30kg. maximum height - 80cmmaximum circumference -120cm.
 
Insured* letters admitted – no;
Maximum insured value 
 
On-line tracking provided – yes;
 
Payments for inbound items in case, when content is a goods:
ü Customs clearance fee - 3700 MGA;
ü Threshold level below which items are free of customs duties and other taxes - 
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound letter – 1;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – French;
 
Delivery charge for small packets exceeding 500 g 
 
Period of retention for letters – 1 month;
 
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.paositramalagasy.mg
 
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel,  which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.

 

**Custom declaration for letter post is required only in case, when content is a goods.

 
Weight / size limit admitted:
ü Max weight – 20 kg
ü Max size - 1,05m X 1,05m X 1,05m (or 2m length & greatest circumference);
 
Insured* parcels admitted – yes;
Maximum insured value - 136.23 SDR**;
 
On-line tracking provided – no;
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound parcels – 2;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – French;
 
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee - 3700 MGA;
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes - 
 
 
To customers’ address:
ü Free – no;
ü Paid service – yes;
 
 
Period of retention for parcels:
ü Min – 1 month;
ü Max – 2 months;
 
Web site address of postal administration – 
 
 
 
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel,  which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.
 
**SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 
 
Weight / size limit admitted:
ü Max weight – 20 kg
ü Max size - 1,05m X 1,05m X 1,05m (or 2m length & greatest circumference);
 
 
Maximum insured value:
 for documents: 4000 GEL
 for merchandise: 10 000 GEL
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound EMS – 3;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English;
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee -  
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes:
For private customers - 
For business customers 
 
How many attempts at delivery are made: 2
 
Period of retention for EMS items: 15 days;
 
Coverage: entire territory
 
Days of the week on which EMS items are delivered: 1/2/3/4/5
 
EMS item delivery to P.O. Box: No
 
National holidays on which EMS items are not delivered: 1 January, 29 March, 21,22 April, 1,30 May, 9,10,26 June, 15 August, 1 November, 25 December
 
Web site address of postal administration –
 
 
*SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 
 
The amount of insurance paid by the customer should not exceed the actual value of the contents of the parcel

Definition of Terms

 

 

·        Prohibited items – items whose import into the country is prohibited.    

·        Items admitted conditionally – items whose importation into the country is allowed with the term if a document issued by the relevant authorities of the exporting country is presented.    

·        Items admitted without conditions – items whose import into the country is allowed.    

 

Detailed information on the HS codes and their titles can be found on the Revenue Service web-page (http://www.rs.ge/4509) or at the following address: http://www.foreign-trade.com/reference/hscode.htm

 

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The below information is based upon the official source of Madagascar

 
ParI:
List of articles prohibited as imports (or in transit) or admitted conditionally
 
 
Section I                       Live animals; animal products
 
Chapter 1                     Live animals
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
01.01-06                        All animals.
 
 
Chapter 2                     Meat and edible meat offal
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
02.01-10                        Al productof animal origin.
 
 
Chapter 3                     Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and otheaquatic invertebrates
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
03.01-07                        All productof thikind.
 
 
Chapter 4                     Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified oincluded
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
04.01-10                        Miland dairproducts, birdseggs, natural honey, other products.
 
 
Chapter 5                     Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
05.01-11                          Humahairunworkedwastohumahairpigs'hogsoboarsbristleanhairhorsehaiand horsehaiwasteGutsbladders and stomachoanimals. Skinsanothepartobirdsfeathers, down.
 
 
Section II                      Vegetable products
 
Chapter 6                     Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
06.01-04                        All live treeand other plantand all cut flowerand ornamental foliage.
 
 
Chapter 7                     Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
07.01-14                        All ediblvegetableand certain rootand tubers.
 
 
Chapter 8                     Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
08.01-14                        All edible fruit and nuts, peel of citrufruit or melon.
 
 
Chapter 9                     Coffee, tea, maté and spices
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
09.01-10                        Coffee, green tea, peppervanilla, cloves.
 
 
Chapte10                   Cereals
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
10.01-08                        All cereals.

 
 
Chapter 11                   Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
11.01-09                        Wheat.
 
 
Chapter 12                   Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
12.01-14                          Plantsseedanfruitof a kinuseiperfumeryipharmacofoinsecticidaofungicidal purposes.
 
Cucumbers, sugar beet and sugar cane. Fodder products.
 
 
Chapte13                   Lacgums, resins and othevegetable saps and extracts
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
13.01-02                        Opium.
 
 
Chapter 14                   Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
14.01-04                        Alvegetable materials.
 
 
Section III                     Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetablwaxes
 
Chapter 15                   (Sole chapter)
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
15.01-22                        Edible fatand oils.
 
 
Section IV                     Prepared  foodstuffs;  beverages,  spirits  and  vinegar;  tobacco  and  manufactured  tobacco substitutes
 
Chapte16                   Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs ootheaquatic invertebrates
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
16.01-05                        Preserveof fish not bearing on everreceptacle a stamp indication of the countrof origin.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Preparationof meat.
 
 
Chapter 17                   Sugars and sugar confectionery
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
17.01-04                        Sugarand sugar confectionery, molasseand glucose.
 
 
Chapter 18                   Cocoa and cocoa preparations
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
18.01-06                        Cocoa and chocolate, confectionery.
 
 
Chapter 19                   Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 20                   Preparations of vegetables, fruits, nuts or other parts of plants
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
20.01-09                          The followinpreservenobearinaindicatioothcountrooriginpreservevegetables, preserved plums.

 
 
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Preserved nuts. Productflavourewitvanilla anvanillin.
 
 
Chapter 21                   Miscellaneous edible preparations
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
21.01-06                        Vanillin in tablet forand in small quantities.
 
 
Chapte22                   Beverages, spirits anvinegar
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
22.01-09                        BeerWine. Vermouth. Cider, perry, mead. Vinegar.
 
 
Chapter 23                   Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
23.01-09                        Bran, residues, bagasse, oil-cake.
 
 
Chapter 24                   Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
24.01-03                          Leaf or stalk-cut tobacco, tobaccrefusemanufactured tobaccocigarscigarettessmoking tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff.
 
 
Section V                      Mineral products
 
Chapter 25                   Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials; lime and cement
Nil.
 
 
Chapte26                   Ores, slag and ash
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 27                   Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; minerawaxes
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
27.01-16                        Petroleuoiland oilobtained frobituminouminerals, crude.
 
 
Section VI                     Products of the chemical or allied industries
 
Chapter 28                   Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
28.01-51                        Radioactive materials.
 
 
Chapte29                   Organic chemicals
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
29.01-42                        Vanillin, ethylvanillin.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Mononitrotoluene,  dinitrotoluene  and  trinitrotoluene,  trinitrophenol,  trinitroxylene.  Nitroglycerine. PenthriteMorphine. Cocaine, other narcotics.
 
 
Chapter 30                   Pharmaceutical products
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
30.01-06                          AnimaohumaserumsvaccinefohumaanveterinarmedicineMedicamentsWadding, gauzebandages. SterilsurgicacatguansimilasterilsuturematerialsBlood-groupinreagents. Diagnostic reagents. Dental cements and othedentafillings. First-aikits. Chemicacontraceptivpreparations.

 
 
Chapte31                   Fertilisers
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 32                   Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colouring matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 33                   Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
33.01-07                        Productflavourewitvanilla ovanillin.
 
 
Chapter 34                   Soap, organic surface-activagents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxespreparewaxespolishinoscouring preparations,candleansimilaarticles, modelling pastes, "dentawaxesand dental preparationwith a basis of plaster
Nil.
 
 
Chapte35                   Albuminoidal substancesmodified starchesgluesenzymes
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 36                   Explosives;   pyrotechnic   products;   matches;   pyrophoric   alloys;   certain   combustible preparations
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
36.01-06                          PropellanpowderuseimininanhuntingPrepareexplosivessafety fusesdetonating fuses, percussioodetonatincapsigniterselectric detonators.Fireworks. Rairockets. Fosignals. Matches.
 
 
Chapter 37                   Photographic or cinematographic products
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 38                   Miscellaneous chemical products
Nil.
 
 
Section VII                    Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof
 
Chapte39                   Plastics and articles thereof
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
39.01-26                        Capacitmeasuring apparatus.
 
 
Chapter 40                   Rubber and articles thereof
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
40.01-17                          ContraceptivdevicescondomsBaby'dummieancomfortermanufactured from a producother than hot-vulcanized pure rubber or a product approved btheMinistrof Health.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Capacitmeasuring apparatus.
 
 
Section VIII                   Raw hideanskins, leather, furskinanarticles thereofsaddlery anharnesstravel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut(other than silk-worm gut)
 
Chapter 41                   Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather
Nil.

 
 
Chapte42                   Articles of leather; saddlery anharnesstravegoods, handbagansimilacontainers;
articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
42.01-06                          Gucasescartridgpouchesbeltanbandolierthamighbmistakefomodeluseby the army.
 
 
Chapter 43                   Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof
Nil.
 
 
Section IX                     Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal; cork and articles of cork; manufactures of strawof esparto oof other plaiting materials; basketware andwickerwork
 
Chapter 44                   Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
44.01-21                        Capacitmeasuring apparatus. See Part II.
 
 
Chapte45                   Cork and articles of cork
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 46                   Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
46.01-02                          Plaitinmaterials (strawosierreedsstripowooobarkunspunaturatextilfibresetc), basketworanwickerworarticles.
 
 
Section X                      Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulose material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard;
paper and paperboard and articles thereof
 
Chapter 47                   Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulose material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard
Nil.
 
 
Chapte48                   Papeand paperboard; articles of papepulp, of paper or of paperboard
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 49                   Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
49.01-11                        Pornographiwritten material and books.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Written publications.
 
 
Section XI                     Textiles and textile articles
 
Chapter 50                   Silk
Nil.
 
 
Chapte51                   Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehaiyarn anwoven fabric
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
51.01-13                          FinocoarsanimahairWastowoooofinanimahairWool, finocoarsanimahaior horsehairWoven fabricof fine or coarse animal hair.

 
 
Chapter 52                   Cotton
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
52.01-12                        Cottoibulksubject to packaginconditionlaidowanauthorizatiogivebthMinistrof
Industry.
 
 
Chapter 53                   Other vegetable textile fibres, paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 54                   Man-made filaments
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 55                   Man-made staple fibres
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 56                   Wadding, felt and non-wovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 57                   Carpets and other textile floor coverings
Nil.
 
 
Chapte58                   Speciawoven fabricstufted textile fabricslacetapestriestrimmingsembroidery
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 59                   Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 60                   Knitted or crocheted fabrics
Nil.
 
 
Chapte61                   Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
61.01-17                          Men'outeclothinof a khakigreeoolive-greecolourcuith"battledressstyleowhich mabe mistaken for militarclothing.
 
 
Chapte62                   Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
62.01-17                          Men'outeclothinof a khakigreeoolive-greecolourcuith"battledressstyleowhich mabe mistaken for militarclothing.
 
 
Chapter 63                   Other made-up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
63.01-10                        Used sacks.
 
 
Section XII                    Footwear, headgear, umbrellassun umbrellaswalking-sticksseat-sticks,  whips,  riding- crops and parts thereof; prepared feathers and articles madetherewith; artificial flowersarticles of human hair
 
Chapter 64                   Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles
Nil.

 
 
Chapte65                   Headgeaand parts thereof
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
65.01-07                          Foragcapobushatof tharmregulation typeMetahelmet(excepthose fomotorcyclists, racing cyclists/driverand undergrounworkers).
 
 
Chapte66                   Umbrellas, sun umbrellaswalking-sticks, seat-stickswhips, riding-crops and parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 67                   Prepared  feathers  and  dow and  articles  made  of  feathers  or  of  down;  artificial  flowers;
articles of human hair
Nil.
 
 
Section XIII                   Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials; ceramic products;
glass and glassware
 
Chapte68                   Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similamaterials
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 69                   Ceramic products
Nil.
 
 
Chapte70                   Glass and glassware
Nil.
 
 
Section XIV                  Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewellerycoin
 
Chapter 71                   (Sole chapter)
Nil.
 
 
Section XV                   Base metals and articles of base metal
 
Chapte72                   Iron and steel
Nil.
 
 
Chapte73                   Articles of iron and steel
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
73.01-26                        Receptacles, measuring devices.
 
 
Chapter 74                   Copper and articles thereof
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
74.01-19                        Receptacles, measuring devices.
 
 
Chapte75                   Nickel and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 76                   Aluminium and articles thereof
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
76.01-16                        Receptacles, measuring devices.

 
 
Chapte77                   (Reserved fopossible future use in the harmonized system)
Nil.
 
 
Chapte78                   Lead and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte79                   Zinc and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 80                   Tin and articles thereof
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
80.01-07                        Capacitmeasuring devices.
 
 
Chapte81                   Othebase metalscermetsarticles thereof
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
81.01-13                        Beryllium.
 
 
Chapter 82                   Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal
Nil.
 
 
Chapte83                   Miscellaneous articles of base metal
Nil.
 
 
SectioXVI                  Machinery anmechanicaapplianceselectricaequipmentparts thereofsound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders andreproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
 
Chapte84                   Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliancesparts thereof
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
84.01-85                          Pumps fodispensing fueolubricantsothepumpfittewith a measurindeviceStillanparts thereof (subject to pasissuebthe IndirecTaxationDepartment). Fillinmachinery, gauges, overhead travelling cranefittewith an adding-uweighing device.
 
 
Chapter 85                   Electrical machinery and equipment and parts  thereof; sound  recorders  and  reproducers; televisioimagansound recorders and reproducers andparts anaccessorieosuch articles
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
85.01-48                        Electricaapparatufoline telephonoline telegraphy. Sounrecordinmedi(recordstapes).
Transmissioapparatus for radio-telephony, radio-telegraphy, radio-broadcastinotelevision. Radar, radinavigationaaianradio remotcontroapparatus.Receptioapparatufor radio-telephonyradio-telegraphy, radio-broadcasting or television. Aerialand aerial reflectors.
 
 
Section XVII                 Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment
 
Chapter 86                   Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (includingelectro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds
Nil.
 
 
Chapte87                   Vehicles, other than railwaotramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof
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87.01-16                        Tankand fightinvehicles.

 
 
Chapte88                   Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 89                   Ships, boats and floating structures
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89.01-08                        Warships.
 
 
Section XVIII                Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instrumentanapparatusclockanwatchesmusicalinstrumentsparts anaccessories thereof
 
Chapte90                   Opticalphotographiccinematographicmeasuringcheckingprecisionmedicaosurgical instruments and apparatusparts and accessories thereof
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
90.01-33                          Microscopes,  telescopic  sights  for  fitting  to  arms,  lasers  other  than  laser  diodes,  rangefinders, theodoliteantachometers, levels, photogrammetricasurveyingappliances, balances. Drawing, marking-out omathematical calculating instrumentsinstruments fomeasurinlength. Thermometersbarometersdensimeters,hydrometers and similar floatininstruments, alcoholometershygrometerspsychrometerssaccharimetersapparatufomeasurinochecking the floor level ofliquidsGameters, liquid meters, electricitmeters.
 
 
Chapte91                   Clocks anwatches and parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte92                   Musical instrumentsparts and accessories of such articles
Nil.
 
 
Section XIX                  Arms and ammunitionparts and accessories thereof
 
Chapter 93                   (Sole chapter)
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93.01-07                        Charged cartridgefor militaruse and firing capfor militaruse.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
WamateriaansimilaequipmentMilitarweapons. Revolverspistolanothearms. Partand accessories. Cutting and thrustinweapons.
 
 
Section XX                   Miscellaneous manufactured articles
 
Chapter 94                   Furniture, bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings
Nil.
 
 
Chapte95                   Toys, games and sports requisitesparts and accessories thereof
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95.01-08                        Fruit machines, coin or jeton dispensers.
 
 
Chapte96                   Miscellaneous manufactured articles
Nil.

 
 
 
Section XXI                  Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques
 
Chapter 97                   (Sole chapter)
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97.01-06                        Postage stamps, revenue stamps.

 
 
ParII:
Conditions of admission of articles imported or in transit
 
 

2.1  Animals and animal products
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2.2  Plants and plant products
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2.4  Beverages, alcoholic fluids

ThimportatiointMadagascaoanbirootheanimalwhethelivoin thforof a skin, froancountrwheriiprotecteundethe International Convention foFlorandFaunin Africa  signed  in  London  on  8 November  1933  is  prohibited  unless  the  animal  or  its  skin  are accompanied by a certificate issued bthe relevant authoritieof the countroforigin.
 
Thimportatiooanbirdor fishor their eggsor oother livanimalor productoanimaorigin is prohibitewithouprioauthorization from thMinisteichargoWateranForests Administratioanwithouprejudictthe relevanprovisions othanimal healtpolicy regulations in forceincluding the production oprioauthorization from the directoocattlbreedinandsea fishingThe items musbaccompanieby a healtcertificatand a certificatoorigimadouby thveterinarofficial of the countrof origin and initialled by the Veterinary ServicesDirectorate.
 
Thabovprovisiondnoapply to productoanimaorigiintendefor humaconsumption whose processing and packaging prevent anrisof thintroductiooanimadiseases(condensed milkpasteurizebuttercheeseswith thexceptioosofwhitcheesessterilizemeaofish preserveslard, fatstallowmargarine)Themushowevebaccompaniebanofficiahealth certificate and certificate of origin.
 
The followinseports anairportarcurrently opetthesimportsTamatave, Diégo-SuarezMajungaTuléar, Port-Dauphin, Ivato airport, Amborovy (Majunga) anTamatve airports.
 
Plantsparts oplantsseedsearthscomposmanures and all packaging used for transportinthem are subject to phytosanitarinspection on arrival iMadagascar.
 
Alimportatioothabovproductanmaterialisubject to prioauthorizatioby thFarm
Protection Service.
 
The role of the Customs Service is limited to requiring the production oimporlicenceanreleasing importeproductonlosighothphytosanitarcustomclearancauthorizatioissuedbthe phytosanitarinspector.
 
Thimportatiooresiduesoil-cakemolassesbagassoalkindanvegetablwastisubject to phytosanitarcontrol.
 
Absinthanthlikarprohibiteabsolutely froentryThfollowinalcoholibeveragemanot be imported:
 
i     alcohol-baseaperitive(anise"bittero""goudrons"etcwitthexceptiooaniseed-flavoured beveragewith an alcoholistrength of between 41 and 45°.
 
ii    Wine-baseaperitiveandigestivbeveragewith a totaessenccontenexceedinhalf a grammpelitre: Spiritsothethanaturaspiritobtainefrowinemarc, fruiangrain,as well  a ru and  tafia.  Wine to  which  alcohol  ha been  added.  However,  "straight"  and commerciawinewith a naturastrengtof less tha12°, to whicalcohohabeeaddeto brinaboualcoholic enrichmenoless tha1.5° withoutheialcoholic strengtexceedin12°, arnoprohibitedThadditiomushavbeemadwitspiritderiveexclusively from the distillation owine anwith an alcoholistrength of more than 45°.

 
2.5  Tobacco                 Leatobaccmabimporteonliparceladdressed to factoriesThe Customs Servicmay allow thetbcollecteonlupopresentatioof a pasissuedbthe IndirecTaxation Department. Eacparcel musbearoonanthsamsideaindicatioothoriginthgross weight, thtarweighanthneweight.Thimportatioodried tobaccleavefoindustriause isubject to thfollowinconditions: phytosanitarimport permit of origicertifying thabsencof peronosporatabacinithcountry ooriginneancone-typpackingfumigatiowitethybine oxidiMallestationathportoarrival (MajungaTamatave)Manufacturedtobaccmaonly bimporteobehalof the RégiMalgachdeMonopoleFiscaux (RMMF) (Malagasy Fiscal Monopolies Authority).
 
Howeverprivate individualmay bauthorizeby the CustomAdministratiotimport fotheir personal use a maximuannual quantitof 10 kg of tobacco for reasonsof habit or health.
 
Anpersoover 1yearoagarrivinfroabroamayupomaking a propeoradeclaratioto Customsbexemptefrom dutiestaxes anfees on a maximumnon-cumulativ"travesupplies" quantitof 25 cigars, 500 cigaretteor 500 g of tobacco.
 
2.6  Mineral oils            Crudpetroleum: thadmissioocrudmineraoilisubject to thproductioof a certificatfrom a local technical authoritin the countrof extraction.
 
Shale oil and otheoilsadmissioisubject to thproductioof a certificatfrom a locaauthority ithe countrof extraction.

 
 
2.7  Narcotics                Thimportatioonarcoticanopharmaceuticapreparationanspecialitiecontaininnarcotics isubject to authorization issued bthMinistrof Health.

 
2.8  Pharmaceutical products
 
 
 
2.9  Chemical matches
 
30 / 2.10  Rubber articles
 
 
31 / 2.11  Books, brochures, newspapers, printed matter
 
32 / 2.12  Fine or cultured pearls, precious stones and metals, articles
made of these substances, imitation jewellery
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
34 / 2.14  Measuring instruments
 
 
 
35 / 2.15  War material
 
36 / 2.16  Gaming machines, toys

2.8.Thimportatioomedicamentanotheproductuseimedical treatmenisubject to prior authorization issued bthMinistrof Health.
 
2.8.2  Contraceptives,  other  than  medicaments  and  condoms,  may  be  imported  only  by  bodies approved bthMinistrof Health.
 
Importatioirestrictetthe RégiMalgachdeMonopoleFiscau(RMMF) (Malagasy Fiscal
Monopolies Authority).
 
Contraceptivproductandevicesawelababiesdummieancomfortermanufactured from producothethahot-vulcanizepure rubbeoanotheproducapprovebtheMinistrof Health, are prohibited froimportation.
 
The importation owritten publicationisubject to control by thMinistrof the Interior. The importation of pornographiwritteworkiprohibited.
 
The following are prohibited froimportation:
 
–   preciouand semi-precioustones, rubies, sapphires, emeralds, roccrystal for smelting;
 
–   synthetior reconstructed preciouand semi-precioustones;
 
–   gold, non-monetargold powder;
 
–   articleclawith gold;
 
–   platinum, unwrought or in powder form;
 
–   articleclawith platinum;
 
–   articleof jewellermade of, or clawith, gold or platinum;
 
–   articleof goldsmithsor silversmithswareof silver, gold or platinum;
 
–   articleof natural pearls.
 
Thimportatioomeasurininstrumentisubject to prioauthorization from thlegametrology control bureau; the same applies to composite articleincorporating a measuring instrument.
 
Prioauthorizatiomusbe requestewhedepositing thcustomdeclaratiofoclearance for home use.
 
War material, armand ammunition mabe imported onlby thMinistrof Defence. The importation of fruit machineand coin or jeton dispenseriprohibited.

 
 
ParIII:
Special provisions, Customs and other
 
 

3.1  Drawing up of customs declarations
 
 
 
 
 
 
3.2  Need to insert invoices
 
3.3  Need to attest to the origin of goods
 
3.4  Miscellaneous customs provisions
 
3.5  Provisions on infringements

All  customs  declarations  must  contain  the  information  required  for  the  customs  clearance  or exportation of the goodsThemust state:
 
–   nameand addresseof consignorand consignees;
 
–   countrieof origin and destination;
 
–   description of the goodand their code in the harmonized system;
 
–   grosweight and neweightvalue and currencused.
 
Algoodwhicarthsubjecof a customdeclaratiomusbaccompaniebinvoicesOnly those that are non-commercial in character are exempted frothirequirement.
 
The origin must alwaybe mentioned for all products.
 
 
Thcustomadministratiomasubjecsmalitemoaoccasionanaturor fofamiluse to a standard tax.
 
Therarnspeciaprovisionrelatintpostaitemsalinfringements falwithin thscopothe general provisionof the customlegislation.