Shipping to Benin from the United States

Shipping to Benin from the US

Benin import tax & custom fees

currency
Currency: CFA franc BCEAO (XOF)
tax threshold
Tax Threshold: 50 USD
tax vat gst
Tax (VAT/GST): 18%
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.

Benin 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 Benin

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. Forward.me 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 Forward.me Works

Create a Forward.me 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 Forward.me, click the SHIP button to get them sent to you!

Confused on Benin customs and regulations? Before shipping to Benin (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 Benin and other countries at ForwardMe.

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

Shipping to Cotonou
Shipping to Porto-Novo
Shipping to Djougou
Shipping to Parakou
Shipping to Kandi
Shipping to Lokossa
Shipping to Ouidah
Shipping to Abomey
Shipping to Natitingou
Shipping to Dogbo
Shipping to Sakété
Shipping to Savalou
Shipping to Savé

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