Shipping to Madagascar: The Definitive eCommerce Guide

This guide is designed to show you everything you need to know about setting up your shipping strategy in Madagascar. Unlock your growth, by utilizing our tools and expertise, in serving millions of shipments to Madagascar and beyond.

Shipping to Madagascar How-to Guide

Madagascar eCommerce Facts & Figures

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Shipping Rates & Couriers to Madagascar

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Madagascar Shipping Tips & Information

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

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Top courier services when shipping to Madagascar include, Hong Kong Post - AirMailTracking.

When shipping to Madagascar, ensure you pack shipments securely. See our guide.

Popular eCommerce platforms in Madagascar are eBay , Shopify & Magento .

Payment methods used by Madagascar are Bank card & cash on delivery

Consumers generally don't expect free shipping in Madagascar.

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.

Madagascar Import Tax & Custom Fees

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.

Madagascar 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. Click here to learn how to calculate customs charges or use our calculator to see fees.

Duties & Tax Details For Madagascar

Currency: United States dollar (USD)

Calculation Method: CIF

Tax & duties are calculated on the price of the products and shipping costs

Tax Threshold: 20 USD

Tax (VAT/GST): 20%

Duty Threshold: 20 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 Decor

    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 Madagascar

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

Madagascar Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

Confused on Madagascar customs and regulations? Before shipping to Madagascar (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 Madagascar 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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