Shipping to Botswana from the United States

Shipping from the US to Botswana

Botswana import tax & custom fees

currency
Currency: Botswana pula (BWP)
tax threshold
Tax Threshold: 0 USD
tax vat gst
Tax (VAT/GST): 12%
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.

Botswana 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

  • Mobiles0%
  • Tablets0%
  • Computers0%
  • Cameras0%
  • Accessories0%
  • Accessories (Battery)obiles0%
  • Health & Beauty20%
  • Fashion45%
  • Watches0%
  • Jewelry0%
  • Pets Accessories30%
  • Dry Food & Supplements37%
  • Home Appliances0%
  • Home decor20%
  • Toys0%
  • Sports0%
  • Luggage30%
  • Audio video0%
  • Documents0%
  • Gaming0%
  • Books & Collectibles0%

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

Shipping Documentation to Botswana

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!

Botswana Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

shipping to alcohol from the US
AlcoholProhibited
Animals
AnimalsProhibited
Chemicals
ChemicalsProhibited
shipping to currency from the US
CurrencyProhibited
shipping to drugs from the US
DrugsProhibited
Explosives
ExplosivesProhibited
shipping firearms from the US
FirearmsProhibited
Fresh Food
Fresh FoodProhibited
Plants
PlantsProhibited
Seeds
SeedsProhibited
Tobacco
TobaccoProhibited

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

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

Shipping to Gaborone
Shipping to Francistown
Shipping to Molepolole
Shipping to Selibe Phikwe
Shipping to Maun
Shipping to Serowe
Shipping to Kanye
Shipping to Mochudi
Shipping to Lobatse
Shipping to Tshabong
Shipping to Kasane
Shipping to Ghanzi
Shipping to Ramotswa
Shipping to Masunga
Shipping to Sowa Town
Shipping to Jwaneng
Shipping to Mahalapye
Shipping to Palapye
Shipping to Nata
Shipping to Mopipi
Shipping to Lehututu
Shipping to Nokaneng
Shipping to Lokwabe
Shipping to Tsau
Shipping to Muhembo

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