Transit times when shipping to Djibouti
You can typically pay a bit extra for your shipment to get to Djibouti a bit sooner, although this shipping service may not be available with all shipping companies. Your shipping company should be able to break down the different shipping times and their price tiers so that you know all your options before you choose one mode over the other.
Tracking your shipping to Djibouti
Getting a tracking number for your shipment when sending something to Djibouti is an easy task; one that will give you great peace of mind. All you have to do is request one from your shipping company and they will explain how to check your parcel's progress during its route. There will be a small fee associated with this feature normally, but worth every bit of the nominal cost.
Required documents when shipping to Djibouti
You will want to have a Bill of Lading and a Certificate of Origin filled out before shipping your parcel to Djibouti. The original commercial invoice, if applicable, should also be at the ready so that the Customs department can verify the contents of what you are trying to ship there with ease.
Shipping limitations to Djibouti
There is a of about four dozen items that you are prohibited from shipping to Djibouti. This list includes acids, credit cards, and kind of film, furs, liquor, knives, perfumes and any kinds of tapes (audio or visual). In addition to this list of prohibited items, there is another list of restricted items, such as live animals or plants, that you can get an exception for and ship there assuming you have a special permit attached to your shipment. Both of these lists change from time to time and should be checked before you send something to make sure you are not violating their rules.