Shipping to Panama from the United States

Shipping to Panama from the United States

Panama import tax & custom fees

currency
Currency: Panamanian balboa (PAB)
tax threshold
Tax Threshold: 20 USD
tax vat gst
Tax (VAT/GST): 7%
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.

Panama 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 & Beauty6%
  • Fashion10%
  • Watches5%
  • Jewelry10%
  • Pets Accessories15%
  • Dry Food & Supplements10%
  • Home Appliances5%
  • Home decor15%
  • Toys10%
  • Sports5%
  • Luggage10%
  • Audio video10%
  • Documents0%
  • Gaming15%
  • Books & Collectibles0%

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

Shipping Documentation to Panama

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!

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

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

Shipping to Panama City
Shipping to Colón
Shipping to David
Shipping to La Chorrera
Shipping to Chitré
Shipping to Santiago
Shipping to Penonomé
Shipping to Bocas del Toro
Shipping to Las Tablas
Shipping to La Palma
Shipping to Buabidi
Shipping to Gaigirgordub
Shipping to Unión Chocó
Shipping to Balboa
Shipping to Pacora
Shipping to Puerto Armuelles
Shipping to Guabito
Shipping to Almirante
Shipping to Jaqué

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