Shipping to Zambia from the United States

Shipping from the US to Zambia

Zambia import tax & custom fees

currency
Currency: (ZMK)
tax threshold
Tax Threshold: 50 USD
tax vat gst
Tax (VAT/GST): 16%
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.

Zambia 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 Zambia

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!

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

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

Shipping to Lusaka
Shipping to Ndola
Shipping to Kitwe
Shipping to Kasama
Shipping to Kashikishi
Shipping to Chingola
Shipping to Nchelenge
Shipping to Livingstone
Shipping to Mansa
Shipping to Mufulira
Shipping to Kabwe
Shipping to Luanshya
Shipping to Chipata
Shipping to Solwezi
Shipping to Mongu
Shipping to Choma
Shipping to Chinsali
Shipping to Chililabombwe
Shipping to Mazabuka
Shipping to Kafue
Shipping to Kapiri Mposhi
Shipping to Mpika
Shipping to Mbala
Shipping to Kawambwa
Shipping to Sesheke
Shipping to Mumbwa
Shipping to Kaoma
Shipping to Mwinilunga
Shipping to Lundazi
Shipping to Senanga
Shipping to Kalabo
Shipping to Zambezi
Shipping to Kasempa
Shipping to Lukulu
Shipping to Nyimba

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