shipping to Ethiopia from the US

Shipping to Ethiopia from the US

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Shipping Costs
You can start shipping your items to Ethiopia starting with 30 USD
Transit Times
Your items will be delivered in 1-3 business days using guaranteed couriers.
Duties & Taxes
You must pay the 5% VAT on items you import into Ethiopia by mail.
Prohibited Items
Unsafe children's jewellery, toys or clothing, Baby walkers, Jequirity beans (often found in art or beadwork), Illegal drugs More

Duties & Taxes

Duties
20%
VAT
5%
De minimis for Duty
150 ETB
De minimis for Tax
40 ETB

Depending on when you enter your shipping request, and where you’re based in Ethiopia, you may find that your parcels are received much faster.

Ethiopia don't have to pay duties or taxes when your total shipment's value is less than CA's de minimis value, which is listed below. However, it's important to note that select products may be subject to other types of fees or taxes.

Transit Times

FedEx PriorityFedEx Priority
1-3 days
DHL ExpressDHL Express
1-3 days
FedEx EconomyFedEx Economy
3-7 days
AramexAramex
10-15 days

Depending on when you enter your shipping request, and where you’re based in Ethiopia, you may find that your parcels are received much faster.

Prohibited Items

Unsafe children's jewellery, toys or clothing
Baby walkers
Jequirity beans (often found in art or beadwork)
Illegal drugs
Obscene material
Hate propaganda
Weapons

It's important to note that this is by no means a comprehensive list of restricted items.

Cities

Forward.me will ship American products to your door in any Ethiopia city, including:

Addis Ababa
Nazrēt
Gonder
Mekele
Āwasa
Dire Dawa
Bahir Dar
Desē
Jīma
Harar
Jijiga
Shashemenē
Giyon
Āsela
Ādīgrat
Nek’emtē
Debre Mark’os
Ārba Minch’
Āksum
Debre Birhan
Hāgere Hiywet
Goba
Āsosa
Negēlē
Gambēla
Semera
Debre Zeyit
Hosa’ina
Godē
Sodo
Dīla
Yirga ‘Alem
Gīmbī
Dembī Dolo
Ādēt
Welench’ītī
Batī
Bichena
Lalībela
Dolo Bay
Gorē
Gewanē

Shipping Destinations