Shipping to Ghana from the United States

Shipping from the US to Ghana

Ghana import tax & custom fees

currency
Currency: Ghanaian cedi (GHS)
tax threshold
Tax Threshold: 5 USD
tax vat gst
Tax (VAT/GST): 15%
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.

Ghana 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 Ghana

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!

Ghana 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 Ghana customs and regulations? Before shipping to Ghana (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 Ghana and other countries at ForwardMe.

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

Shipping to Accra
Shipping to Kumasi
Shipping to Tamale
Shipping to Sekondi
Shipping to Obuase
Shipping to Tema
Shipping to Cape Coast
Shipping to Koforidua
Shipping to Ho
Shipping to Wa
Shipping to Sunyani
Shipping to Bolgatanga
Shipping to Techiman
Shipping to Sefwi Wiawso
Shipping to Goaso
Shipping to Dambai
Shipping to Nalerigu
Shipping to Damongo
Shipping to Bawku
Shipping to Aflao
Shipping to Nkawkaw
Shipping to Hohoe
Shipping to Berekum
Shipping to Winneba
Shipping to Yendi

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