Includes import documentation and other requirements for both the U.S. exporter and foreign importer.
- A license representing the “physical import or export.”
- A commercial invoice: Pro-forma invoices are provided in most cases. No special invoice form is necessary. The commercial or pro-forma invoice should:
- Be on the supplier’s letterhead
- Fully describe the goods in French
- Indicate the HS code when available
- Indicate the value of the goods
- Indicate the currency for payment (for foreign exchange transfer), and
- Indicate the address of the buyer
- Use European-standard date format (dd/mm/yyyy)
- An “import commitment,” which is the authorization provided by the Foreign Exchange Office for transfer of foreign currencies from Morocco to foreign suppliers abroad.
- A “customs declaration” (declaration de douane) provided by the Customs Administration, which is required for import and export through a port or airport. For shipments by mail, a simple form filled out at the post office replaces the “declaration de douane.”
The importer/exporter may attach any documentation, such as technical documentation, that might assist the Customs Administration. The authority for Customs in Morocco is the Administration of Customs and Indirect Tax: https://www.douane.gov.ma/web/guest requirements for both the U.S. exporter and the foreign importer, or where to find them.
The Moroccan Ministry of Industry, Investment, Trade, Green and Digital Economy (MCINET) established a Verification of Conformity (VoC)’ program to certify that products imported into Morocco comply with the national regulations for product quality and safety. The VoC program came into effect on February 1st, 2020, on. For more information, please visit https://www.mcinet.gov.ma/en/content/market-surveillance