shipping to Somalia from the US

Shipping to Somalia from the US

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Shipping Costs
You can start shipping your items to Somalia 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 Somalia by mail.
Prohibited Items
Animals, fish, birds (live), Bullion (of any precious metal), Ivory, PornographyMore

Duties & Taxes

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

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

Somalia 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 Somalia, you may find that your parcels are received much faster.

Prohibited Items

Animals, fish, birds (live)
Bullion (of any precious metal)
Ivory
Pornography
Firearms (complete), ammunition
Human remains, including ashes
Cash (current legal tender)
Air Guns
Alcoholic beverages
Firearms, parts of
Loose (semi)precious stones
Illegal goods(counterfeit,narcotic)
Cashlike negotiable instruments
Dangerous goods, haz. or comb. mats
Explosives and weapons
Hunting trophies,animal part/remain
Imitation(replica) firearms,weapons
Imitation explos.devices,ammuniton
Human remains or ashes

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 Somalia city, including:

Mogadishu
Jamaame
Baidoa
Jawhar
Kismaayo
Beledweyne
Gaalkacyo
Boosaaso
Garbahaarrey
Garoowe
Marka
Xuddur
Bu’aale
Dhuusamarreeb
Boorama
Hargeysa
Burco
Laascaanood
Ceerigaabo
Luuq
Baraawe
Buurhakaba
Eyl
Bandarbeyla
Buur Gaabo
Qardho
Mereeg
Caluula
Hurdiyo

Shipping Destinations