Shipping to Panama: The Definitive eCommerce Guide

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Panama eCommerce Facts & Figures

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Shipping Rates & Couriers to Panama

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Panama Shipping Tips & Information

Get helpful Panama 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 Panama include, USPS First Class International, Hong Kong Post - AirMailTracking & DHL - Express Worldwide.

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

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

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

Some merchants in Panama provide free shipping to consumers.

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.

Panama 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.

Panama 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 Panama

Currency: Panamanian balboa (PAB)

Calculation Method: CIF

Tax Threshold: 20 USD

Tax (VAT/GST): 7%

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

Duty Threshold: 20 USD

Import Duty Product Categories

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

Mobiles

0 %

Tablets

0 %

Computers

0 %

Cameras

0 %

Accessories

0 %

Accessories (Battery)

0 %

Health & Beauty

6 %

Fashion

10 %

Watches

5 %

Jewelry

10 %

Pets Accessories

15 %

Dry Food & Supplements

10 %

Home Appliances

5 %

Home Gardening

15 %

Toys

10 %

Sports

5 %

Luggage

10 %

Audio Video

10 %

Documents

0 %

Gaming

15 %

Books & Collectibles

0 %

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 Panama

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

Panama Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

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