Offshoring manual

The advantage of Tunisia is twofold, one is its proximity to Europe, the other, it has a skilled workforce, a necessary condition required by any foreign investor, because formerly the investor provides capital and partly skilled labor to ensure at least a successful start.

In addition, trade relations between Tunisia and the European Union are governed by the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement signed in Brussels on 17/07/1995 establishing an association between the European Community and its Member States on the one hand, and the Republic of Tunisia on the other hand.


This Agreement provides for the exoneration of customs duties and charges having equivalent effect for products originating in Tunisia and the European Union.


– Import of capital goods
– Import of raw materials
– Foreign Staff Regime


– Simplified customs clearance procedure (DAE)
– Simplified subcontracting procedure (Submission)
– Simplified Material Loan Procedure (Submission)
– Formalities of customs clearance of the samples
– Acquisition procedures from fictitious warehouses
– Export by “sending note”
– Sales by simplified procedure to companies working under the same regime
– Acquisition on the local market

Totally exporting industrial enterprises may locally acquire an exemption from value added tax and other internal taxes from taxable persons, equipment, raw materials, consumables and semi-finished goods and services. services necessary for their activities.

The certificate of purchase with suspension of duties and taxes is issued by the head of the tax office