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Ship to Cameroon from the US
If you have a package to ship to Cameroon you can save on the cost of delivery by comparing courier services online with Parcel Monkey. Simply enter your package dimensions into our shipping calculator and see what delivery prices we offer.
Send a package to Cameroon with DHL
We have some DHL services that are reliable and affordable for those who need a shipping service to Douala, Yaounde and beyond. DHL eCommerce is very cheap compared to many other courier services, so much so it is almost $100 cheaper to use than the next cheapest service for a 10lbs package.
DHL eCommerce is a tracked mail service that allows you to send your items economically. You print the shipping labels out and drop your package off at a local USPS Post Office. From here it will be transported to a depot where it is sorted and then sent out of the US to Cameroon. The service is tracked, but only when it is scanned in the sorting depot and upon delivery. This means the shipping costs can be kept low, whilst you are still informed of the whereabouts of your package. DHL is a tracked mail service so transit times are between 11-22 working days.
Express shipping to Cameroon
Sometimes a package needs to be sent quickly overseas, maybe if the goods are time sensitive or it is being shipped for business reasons so we also have express courier delivery to Cameroon.
We offer a DHL Express courier services for those who need a quicker transit time, which is picked up from your doorstep and handled only by DHL.
Parcel Monkey's hybrid delivery service also makes use of DHL. USA Express International is a courier service collected by FedEx and delivered in Cameroon by DHL.
We also offer some International Drop Off services where FedEx take care of the package from the moment you drop it off at the FedEx store right through to delivery.
Export and trade information
Cameroon is a fairly populous country in West Africa, home to 22 million people and it is known for having some of the most abundant amounts of natural resources in sub-Saharan Africa, with principle exports of crude oil, petroleum, lumber, cocoa, aluminium, coffee and cotton. The biggest trade partnership Cameroon has is with France, which takes approximately 20% of its exports. With so much export and import business ongoing in the cities of Cameroon such as Douala, Yaoundé and Garoua, it is essential that businesses and families can send what they need to Cameroon with fast and reliable couriers.
eCommerce in Cameroon
Bordered by 6 other African countries including Nigeria, Chad and Gabon, Cameroon is well connected and has extensive trade relationships. but online shopping has not yet been embraced as much as it has been in South Africa and neighbouring Nigeria. Currently, only 6.4% of its 22 million population are internet users. With cities such as Douala expanding so quickly, there is often the problem of final mile delivery for parcels, so be sure to provide correct contact numbers for recipients when sending parcels to Cameroon.
Customs advice for shipping to Cameroon
For information regarding rules, regulations and prohibitions for shipping parcels to Cameroon, we recommend you contact the Cameroon Customs Authority.
Regarding restrictions, computers that are less than six months old are taxed at 70% and other new items are taxed at 57%. Items older than six months are not taxed. You should also be aware of the fact that pro forma invoices (1 original and two copies with a telephone number, mobile number and email address) should be included even if the items you are shipping have no value, and there are no duty exceptions for gifts.
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