Shipping to Afghanistan from the United States

Shipping from the US to Afghanistan

Afghanistan import tax & custom fees

Currency: Afghan afghani (AFN)
tax threshold
Tax Threshold: 5000 AFN
tax vat gst
Tax (VAT/GST): 20%
duties calculation method
Calculation method: CIF

Tax & duties are calculated on the price of the products and shipping costs

The taxation for a particular country depends on the local GST/VAT, as well as the item category and its declared value. The tax & duty threshold is the amount at which a person begins paying taxes based on the declared value of an item.

Afghanistan calculates using the CIF method, which means the import duty and taxes are calculated based on the value of the imported goods as well as shipping costs.

duties calculation method
Import duty product categories

Shipment items in an order will have relevant duties charged at this rate

  • Mobiles20%
  • Tablets20%
  • Computers20%
  • Cameras20%
  • Accessories20%
  • Accessories (Battery)obiles20%
  • Health & Beauty20%
  • Fashion20%
  • Watches20%
  • Jewelry6%
  • Pets Accessories12%
  • Dry Food & Supplements14%
  • Home Appliances20%
  • Home decor20%
  • Toys20%
  • Sports20%
  • Luggage20%
  • Audio video20%
  • Documents0%
  • Gaming6%
  • Books & Collectibles1%

We are constantly trying to keep this information accurate, but it may change at any time.

Shipping Documentation to Afghanistan

Shipping internationally is a complex process that requires a lot of paperwork. It is a process that takes a lot of time and can be confusing. automatically creates the necessary paperwork for your shipment based on the information you provide. This makes the process quick and easy for you.
  • Commercial Invoice
  • Tax Documents & Shipping Labels
  • Battery Statement

How Works

Create a account to get your U.S. shipping address.

Shop online in the United States and have your purchases shipped to your U.S. address.

When your packages arrive at, click the SHIP button to get them sent to you!

Afghanistan Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

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Fresh Food
Fresh FoodProhibited

Confused on Afghanistan customs and regulations? Before shipping to Afghanistan (or any country), it's important to know if there are any special arrangements to make when sending them or even if they are legal at all. Get shipping regulations for Afghanistan and other countries at ForwardMe.

Cities in Afghanistan. ForwardMe will ship American products to your door in any Afghanistan city, including:

Shipping to Kabul
Shipping to Kandahār
Shipping to Herāt
Shipping to Mazār-e Sharīf
Shipping to Kunduz
Shipping to Jalālābād
Shipping to Lashkar Gāh
Shipping to Maīmanah
Shipping to Shibirghān
Shipping to Khōst
Shipping to Ghaznī
Shipping to Pul-e Khumrī
Shipping to Gardēz
Shipping to Tāluqān
Shipping to Farāh
Shipping to Faīẕābād
Shipping to Bāmyān
Shipping to Chārīkār
Shipping to Sar-e Pul
Shipping to Zaranj
Shipping to Asadābād
Shipping to Maīdān Shahr
Shipping to Mehtar Lām
Shipping to Fayrōz Kōh
Shipping to Qalāt
Shipping to Tarīn Kōṯ
Shipping to Maḩmūd-e Rāqī
Shipping to Qal‘ah-ye Now
Shipping to Aībak
Shipping to Pul-e ‘Alam
Shipping to Sharan
Shipping to Nīlī
Shipping to Bāzārak
Shipping to Pārūn
Shipping to Balkh
Shipping to Baghlān
Shipping to Kōṯah-ye ‘As̲h̲rō
Shipping to Khulm
Shipping to Khānābād
Shipping to Barakī Barak
Shipping to Qal‘ah-ye Zāl
Shipping to Karukh
Shipping to Zarghūn Shahr
Shipping to Andkhōy

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