Import Procedures

Customs requirements

All importers are required to submit the below listed documents to Ghana Customs for processing of import documents:

  • Original bill of lading
  • Sea waybill
  • Inspection certificate (FCVR)
  • Original invoice
  • Packing list
  • Import declaration form
  • Valid IRS certificate

In addition to the above documents, other government regulatory agencies (such as the EPA and the FDB) may require other relevant documents covering:

  • EPA certificates for chemical imports;
  • food imports; and
  • pharmaceutical and drugs imports.
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Safmarine in Ghana

6th Floor
GPHA Towers
Harbour Area
P.O. Box 8800
Community 7
+233 303 218700
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