Shipping to Burkina Faso: The Definitive eCommerce Guide

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Burkina Faso eCommerce Facts & Figures

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Shipping Rates & Couriers to Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso Shipping Tips & Information

Get helpful Burkina Faso shipping tips & information. Find out about public holidays and non-working days before you ship.

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Popular eCommerce platforms in Burkina Faso are eBay , Shopify & Magento .

Payment methods used by Burkina Faso are Bank card & cash on delivery

Consumers generally don't expect free shipping in Burkina Faso.

Saturday and Sunday are considered non-working days. You may experience delays for your shipments on these days.

Public holidays are also considered as non-working days. Please refer to the country's official Public Holiday page for specific holiday dates.

Burkina Faso eCommerce Facts & Figures

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.

Burkina Faso calculates using the CIF method, which means the duty and taxes are calculated based on the value of the imported goods as well as shipping costs. See more about calculation methods here

Duties & Tax Details For Burkina Faso

Currency: CFA franc BCEAO (XOF)

Calculation Method: CIF

Tax Threshold: 0 USD

Tax (VAT/GST): 18%

Tax & duties are calculated on the price of the products only

Duty Threshold: 0 USD

Import Duty Product Categories

Shipment items in an order will have relevant duties charged at this rate

Mobiles

20 %

Tablets

20 %

Computers

20 %

Cameras

20 %

Accessories

20 %

Accessories (Battery)

20 %

Health & Beauty

20 %

Fashion

20 %

Watches

20 %

Jewelry

6 %

Pets Accessories

12 %

Dry Food & Supplements

14 %

Home Appliances

20 %

Home Gardening

20 %

Toys

20 %

Sports

20 %

Luggage

20 %

Audio Video

20 %

Documents

0 %

Gaming

6 %

Books & Collectibles

1 %

We try our best to keep this information as accurate as possible, but this information is liable to change at any time.

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Shipping Documents

Shipping Documentation to Burkina Faso

Shipping internationally requires a lot of documentation, which can be confusing and time consuming. Easyship generates this paperwork for you automatically based on your shipment's information, making the whole process easy.

Commercial Invoice

Battery Statement

Tax Documents & Shipping labels

Burkina Faso Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

Confused on Burkina Faso customs and regulations? Before shipping to Burkina Faso (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 Burkina Faso and other countries at Easyship.

Prohibited Items

  • Alcohol

  • Animals

  • Chemicals

  • Currency

  • Drugs

  • Explosives

  • Firearms

  • Fresh Food

  • Plants

  • Seeds

  • Tobacco

The list of restricted items changes frequently, so it's always best to check the official customs page prior to sending your goods.

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