Shipping to Papua New Guinea: The Definitive eCommerce Guide

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

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea eCommerce Facts & Figures

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Shipping Rates & Couriers to Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea Shipping Tips & Information

Get helpful Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea include, DPEX - Express, Fedex - International Priority & TNT - Express.

When shipping to Papua New Guinea, ensure you pack shipments securely. See our guide .

Popular eCommerce platforms in Papua New Guinea are eBay , Shopify & Magento .

Payment methods used by Papua New Guinea are Bank card & cash on delivery

Consumers generally don't expect free shipping in Papua New Guinea.

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.

Papua New Guinea 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.

Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea

Currency: Papua New Guinean kina (PGK)

Calculation Method: CIF

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

Tax Threshold: 25 PGK

Tax (VAT/GST): 10%

Duty Threshold: 25 PGK

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 Papua New Guinea

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

Papua New Guinea Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

Confused on Papua New Guinea customs and regulations? Before shipping to Papua New Guinea (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 Papua New Guinea 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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