Ghana

Letter mail
Parcel
EMS
Prohibited articles list
 
Weight / size limit admitted:
üPostcard – maximum weight 20g.  maximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness – 5mm
üLetter – maxsimum weight 250gmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 5mm.
üSmall packets – maxsimum weight 2kgmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 50mm.
üM bag – maxsimum weight 30kg. maximum height - 80cmmaximum circumference -120cm.
 
Insured* letters admitted – yes;
Maximum insured value – 2000.00 SDR**;
 
On-line tracking provided – yes;
 
Payments for inbound items in case, when content is a goods:
ü Customs clearance fee -
ü Threshold level below which items are free of customs duties and other taxes -
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound letter – 1;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English;
 
Delivery charge for small packets exceeding 500 g 
 
Period of retention for letters – 60 days;
 
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.ghanapost.com.gh
 
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel,  which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.

**SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 

 
***Custom declaration for letter post is required only in case, when content is a goods.
 
Weight / size limit admitted:
ü Max weight – 20 kg
ü Max size - 1,05m X 1,05m X 1,05m (or 2m length & greatest circumference);
 
Insured* parcels admitted – yes;
Maximum insured value - 2000 SDR**;
 
On-line tracking provided – yes;
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound parcels – 2;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English;
 
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee - 
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes - 
 
 
To customers’ address:
ü Free – no;
ü Paid service – no;
 
 
Period of retention for parcels:
ü Min – 28 days;
ü Max – 60 days;
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.ghanapost.com.gh
 
 
 
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel,  which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.
 
**SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 
 
Weight / size limit admitted:
ü Max weight – 20 kg
ü Max size - 1,05m X 1,05m X 1,05m (or 2m length & greatest circumference);
 
 
Maximum insured value:
 for documents: 4000 GEL
 for merchandise: 10 000 GEL
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound EMS – 1;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English;
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee - 60 GHS / 8.1 SDR;
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes:
For private customers - 57 GHS / 8 SDR;
For business customers - 57 GHS / 8 SDR;
 
How many attempts at delivery are made: 3
 
Period of retention for EMS items: 28 days;
 
Coverage: entire territory
 
Days of the week on which EMS items are delivered: 1/2/3/4/5/6
 
EMS item delivery to P.O. Box: No
 
National holidays on which EMS items are not delivered: 1,7 January, 6 March, 19,22 April, 1,27 May, 5 June, 1 July, 12 August, 23 September, 6,25,26 December
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.ghanapost.com.gh
 
 
*SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 
 
The amount of insurance paid by the customer should not exceed the actual value of the contents of the parcel

Definition of Terms

 

 

·        Prohibited items – items whose import into the country is prohibited.    

·        Items admitted conditionally – items whose importation into the country is allowed with the term if a document issued by the relevant authorities of the exporting country is presented.    

·        Items admitted without conditions – items whose import into the country is allowed.    

 

Detailed information on the HS codes and their titles can be found on the Revenue Service web-page (http://www.rs.ge/4509) or at the following address: http://www.foreign-trade.com/reference/hscode.htm

 

For easy search for a desired item, you can use the “ctrl+F” combination. A search field will appear in the right upper corner where you can write the title of the item. Pressing the “Enter” button will highlight the search word provided by you throughout the text in a different color.

 

The below information is based upon the official source of Ghana

 
 
  • Foreign currency

 

ParI:
List of articles prohibited as imports (or in transit) or admitted conditionally
 
 
Section I                        Live animals; animal products
 
Chapter 1                       Live animals
Heading        HS Code               ÿ Prohibitearticles
01.01-06                           Allivanimal(creaturesexcepbeneficiainsecparasiteslivdestroyeronoxiouinsects, bees, leecheand silkworm.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Beneficial insecparasiteslivdestroyeronoxiouinsectsbeesleecheansilkwor(provided these are so packed as to avoid all risof injury to officerof the PostOffice or to other packets).
 
 
Chapter 2                       Meat and edible meat offal
Heading        HS Code               ÿ Prohibitearticles
02.01-10                           Almeaaccording to thnaturanplacoorigianaloffalWitregard to offalimportation could be subjected to regulations.
ÿ rticleadmitted conditionally
AlmeaopresentatioospeciaauthorizatioissuebthMinistrof Agriculture. Aloffal provideiinoprohibitebspeciaprovisionothhealtauthoritiesanwithoubreakinof loawhen in frontier-to-frontier transit.
 
 
Chapter 3                       Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and otheaquatic invertebrates
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03.01-07                           Fish and crustaceans, molluscand otheaquatiinvertebratesaccording to thnaturanplacof origin of these products; their importation ieither prohibited orsubject to regulations.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Alproducts othis kindprovidethey arnoprohibiteby speciaprovisionothhealth authorities, are permitted subject to current hygiene regulations.
 
 
Chapter 4                       Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified oincluded
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04.01-10                           Dairproducebirdseggsnaturahoneyediblproductoanimaorigiunlespackein the prescribed manner. Also, theiimportation isometimesubjectedto regulationaccording to their nature and place of origin.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Condenseor evaporatemilcontaininlestha8bweight of milfaandrieopowdered milcontaininlestha26bweight of milfat. Articleof thikindaradmittewith a permit, licence or certificate frothe appropriate organization prior to the importation of the items.
 
 
Chapter 5                       Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included
Nil.
 
 
Section II                       Vegetable products
 
Chapter 6                       Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage
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06.01-04                           Livtreeanotheplantsbulbs, rootanthlikecut floweranornamentafoliageThesare not ordinariladmitteintmoscountriefor feathaplanpestsandiseasemabintroduced witthem. Alsoimportatioiprohibiteoplantisoilalcoconutihusksalcoffeicherry (racoffee), all cottonseed.

 
 
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Thconditionfor thimportatiooplantintGhanarstateundeOrdinance No 4 o1951 "The Importation oPlant Regulations". Coffeisometimesadmitteconditionally iiis accompanied by a certificate of freedofromealy-pod disease issued bthe countrof export.
 
 
Chapter 7                       Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
Heading        HS Code               ÿ Prohibitearticles
07.01-14                           Vegetablesplanrootanedible tubercontaminatebparasiteconsideretbdangerouto crops.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Article(products) of thikind must be accompanied by a phytosanitarcertificate.
 
 
Chapter 8                       Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons
Heading        HS Code               ÿ Prohibitearticles
08.01-14                           Fresodriefruicontaminatebparasiteconsideretbdangeroutcropsdriefigand dateintended solelfor distillation owine-making.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Productof thinature mabe imported subject to presentation of a phytosanitarcertificate.
 
 
Chapter 9                       Coffee, tea, maté and spices
Heading        HS Code               ÿ Prohibitearticles
09.01-10                         Racoffee imported overland or binlanwaterways.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Coffeaccompanieby a certificatofreedofromealy-podiseasissuebthcountrof export.
 
 
Chapte10                     Cereals
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10.01-08                         All cerealaccompanied by a certificate of permit.
 
 
Chapter 11                     Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 12                     Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder
Heading        HS Code               ÿ Prohibitearticles
12.01-14                         Oiled paper, oilskinand similar oiled goods.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Productothikinmusbear a certificatsigneby a responsiblpersoin thfollowinterms: "Anoilskinosimilaoilegoodcontaineithiparcehavebeestoveat a temperaturof
140°F until thoroughldrand afterwardcured for not lesthan 14 daybefore being packed".
 
 
Chapte13                     Lacgums, resins and othevegetable saps and extracts
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 14                     Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included
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14.01-04                         Vegetable colouring matter.

 
 
 
Section III                      Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetablwaxes
 
Chapter 15                     (Sole chapter)
Heading        HS Code               ÿ Prohibitearticles
15.01-22                         Oilskinand similar oil goods.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Productof thikind must bear a certificate signed by a responsible person.
 
 
Section IV                      Prepared  foodstuffs;  beverages,  spirits  and  vinegar;  tobacco  and  manufactured  tobacco substitutes
 
Chapte16                     Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs ootheaquatic invertebrates
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16.01-05                           Preparatioof fisoocrustaceansmolluscootheaquatiinvertebrates. According to the nature and place of origin, their importation ieither prohibited orsubject to regulations.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
If it isubject to current hygiene regulations.
 
 
Chapter 17                     Sugars and sugar confectionery
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 18                     Cocoa and cocoa preparations
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 19                     Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 20                     Preparations of vegetables, fruits, nuts or other parts of plants
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 21                     Miscellaneous edible preparations
Nil.
 
 
Chapte22                     Beverages, spirits anvinegar
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22.01-09                         All  liquids as  well  as  injurious  spirits  or  trade  spirits  within  the  meaning  of  the  Liquor  Traffic
Ordinance.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Unlespacked in the prescribed manner.
 
 
Chapter 23                     Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 24                     Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
Heading        HS Code               ÿ Prohibitearticles
24.01-03                         Foreign cigarettewithout a warning notice.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Productof thikind must bear a warning notice.

 
 
 
Section V                       Mineral products
 
Chapter 25                     Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials; lime and cement
Nil.
 
 
Chapte26                     Ores, slag and ash
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 27                     Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; minerawaxes
Heading        HS Code               ÿ Prohibitearticles
27.01-16                           Dangerous  articles,  including  explosives,  certain  inflammable,  corrosive,  noxious  or  deleterious substances.
 
 
Section VI                      Products of the chemical or allied industries
 
Chapter 28                     Inorganic  chemicals;  organic  or  inorganic  compounds  of  precious  metals,  of  rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes
Heading        HS Code               ÿ Prohibitearticles
28.01-51                           Radioactivmaterialsincludinluminoudialsluminoucompoundsoreanresidueswhich have ansignificant radiation.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Smalquantitieosucmaterialaradmitteisuitablpackeanprovidethawhemade-up for the post the radiation of the surface of the packet doenotexceed ten milliroentgenin 24 hours.
 
 
Chapte29                     Organic chemicals
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29.01-42                         Narcotidrugs.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Insured boxeand postal parcelcontaining organichemicals, ie if covered ban export licence.
 
 
Chapter 30                     Pharmaceutical products
Heading        HS Code               ÿ Prohibitearticles
30.01-06                         Drugwithout an Authoritnote.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Importation  of  medicaments  and  other  products  used  in  medical  treatment  is  subject  to  prior authorization granted bM.O.H. (Ministrof Health).
 
 
Chapte31                     Fertilisers
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 32                     Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colouring matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks
Heading        HS Code               ÿ Prohibitearticles
32.01-15                         Colouring mattewhicwill cause damage to other packets.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Productof thikind are admitted if packed in the prescribed manner.
 
 
Chapter 33                     Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
Nil.

 
 
Chapter 34                     Soap, organic surface-activagents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxespreparewaxespolishinoscouring preparations,candleansimilaarticles, modelling pastes, "dentawaxesand dental preparationwith a basis of plaster
Heading        HS Code               ÿ Prohibitearticles
34.01-07                         Mercurimedicated soap.
 
 
Chapte35                     Albuminoidal substancesmodified starchesgluesenzymes
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 36                     Explosives;   pyrotechnic   products;   matches;   pyrophoric   alloys;   certain   combustible preparations
Heading        HS Code               ÿ Prohibitearticles
36.01-06                         Explosives.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Chemical matcheand prepared matchwood.
 
 
Chapter 37                     Photographic or cinematographic products
Heading        HS Code               ÿ Prohibitearticles
37.01-07                         Cinematographianphotographic filmwith thexceptioosub-standarsafety filmof the 8 mm,
9.5 mand 16 mtype.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Cinematographic films througanporoentrother thaTema, AccroTakoradAirportneed a permiocertificatfrom thappropriatorganizations. Articleof thisnaturcabaccepteif packed in a tin case enclosed in a stronwooden box.
 
 
Chapter 38                     Miscellaneous chemical products
Heading        HS Code               ÿ Prohibitearticles
38.01-24                         Artificial radio elementand productcontaining them.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Anti-parasite productfor agricultural use and similar packed products.
 
 
Section VII                     Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof
 
Chapte39                     Plastics and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 40                     Rubber and articles thereof
Heading        HS Code               ÿ Prohibitearticles
40.01-17                         Baby'comforterand dummienot marked "pure rubber" and the trademarof the manufacturer.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Contraceptiveother than condomswhich have been granted approval bthMinistrof Health.
 
 
Section VIII                    Raw hideanskins, leather, furskinanarticles thereofsaddlery anharnesstravel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut(other than silk-worm gut)
 
Chapter 41                     Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather
Nil.
 
 
Chapte42                     Articles of leather; saddlery anharnesstravegoods, handbagansimilacontainers;
articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)
Nil.

 
 
Chapter 43                     Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof
Nil.
 
 
Section IX                      Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal; cork and articles of cork; manufactures of strawof esparto oof other plaiting materials; basketware andwickerwork
 
Chapter 44                     Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal
Nil.
 
 
Chapte45                     Cork and articles of cork
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 46                     Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork
Nil.
 
 
Section X                       Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulose material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard;
paper and paperboard and articles thereof
 
Chapter 47                     Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulose material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard
Nil.
 
 
Chapte48                     Papeand paperboard; articles of papepulp, of paper or of paperboard
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 49                     Printed   books,   newspapers,   pictures   and   other   products   of   the   printing   industry;
manuscripts, typescripts and plans
Heading        HS Code               ÿ Prohibitearticles
49.01-11                           Advertisementancircularconsistinoocontaininanindecenoobscenprintpainting, photographlithographengravingbooocardoaindecenorobscenarticlewhethesimilar to the above or not.
 
–   Articleinfringing trademaror copyright laws.
 
–   Bannotes, currencnotes, lotterticketand advertisements.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Articles intendefor the NationaLibraryawelas UNESCO ansmalosinglconsignments addressed to members of thdiplomatic corpsApart from theseallbooksjournalsbookletand printematter reproducebletter-presprintinglithographor engravingimported froother countrieare subjected, in the interest ofcopyright protection, to special restrictionand conditions.
 
 
Section XI                      Textiles and textile articles
 
Chapter 50                     Silk
Nil.
 
 
Chapte51                     Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehaiyarn anwoven fabric
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 52                     Cotton
Nil.

 
 
Chapter 53                     Other vegetable textile fibres, paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 54                     Man-made filaments
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 55                     Man-made staple fibres
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 56                     Wadding, felt and non-wovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 57                     Carpets and other textile floor coverings
Nil.
 
 
Chapte58                     Speciawoven fabricstufted textile fabricslacetapestriestrimmingsembroidery
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 59                     Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 60                     Knitted or crocheted fabrics
Nil.
 
 
Chapte61                     Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted
Nil.
 
 
Chapte62                     Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted
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62.01-12                         Uniforms.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Uniformaddressed to personentitled to wear them.
 
 
Chapter 63                     Other made-up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags
Nil.
 
 
Section XII                     Footwear, headgear, umbrellassun umbrellaswalking-sticksseat-stickswhips, riding- crops and parts thereof; prepared feathers and articles madetherewith; artificial flowersarticles of human hair
 
Chapter 64                     Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles
Nil.
 
 
Chapte65                     Headgeaand parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte66                     Umbrellas, sun umbrellaswalking-sticks, seat-stickswhips, riding-crops and parts thereof
Nil.

 
 
Chapter 67                     Prepared feathers and dowand articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers;
articles of human hair
Nil.
 
 
Section XIII                    Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials; ceramic products;
glass and glassware
 
Chapte68                     Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similamaterials
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 69                     Ceramic products
Nil.
 
 
Chapte70                     Glass and glassware
Nil.
 
 
Section XIV                    Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewellerycoin
 
Chapter 71                     (Sole chapter)
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71.01-18                           Counterfeicoinoancountrycoingolansilverwatchesclocksgoldplatinumjewelleryprecioustoneand silver, diamondeither rough or uncut.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Rouguncudiamondangolcoinsipermitteby thSecretarof FinancanEconomic
Planning.
 
–   Gold and silver sent bregistered or insured service.
 
–   Coiogolosilverbulliodeclared to be fopurposeoornamenprovidethatheivalue doenot exceed £5, and that theare sent bregistered or insuredparcel post.
 
 
Section XV                     Base metals and articles of base metal
 
Chapte72                     Iron and steel
Nil.
 
 
Chapte73                     Articles of iron and steel
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73.01-26                         Sharp instrumentnot properlwrapped.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Instrumentwrapped in the required manner.
 
 
Chapter 74                     Copper and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte75                     Nickel and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 76                     Aluminium and articles thereof
Nil.

 
 
Chapte77                     (Reserved fopossible future use in the harmonized system)
Nil.
 
 
Chapte78                     Lead and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte79                     Zinc and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 80                     Tin and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte81                     Othebase metalscermetsarticles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 82                     Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal
Nil.
 
 
Chapte83                     Miscellaneous articles of base metal
Nil.
 
 
SectioXVI                    Machinery anmechanicaapplianceselectricaequipmentparts thereofsound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders andreproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
 
Chapte84                     Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliancesparts thereof
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84.01-85                         Distilling apparatuor partthereof. Pathological objects.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Pathological objectunderegulations. All communicationequipment. HandcuffsMachinefor duplicatinkeyaradmitteconditionallipermitteby thMinister forFinancanEconomic Planning
 
 
Chapter 85                     Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers; televisioimagansound recorders and reproducers andparts anaccessorieosuch articles
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85.01-48                         Artificial radio elementand productcontaining them.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Importation of television receiverbindividuals for personal use must be declared.
 
Importation oall television receivers is subject to declaration to the CustomService for transmission.
 
 
Section XVII                   Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment
 
Chapter 86                     Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (includingelectro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds
Nil.

 
 
Chapte87                     Vehicles, other than railwaotramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte88                     Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 89                     Ships, boats and floating structures
Nil.
 
 
Section XVIII                  Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments   and   apparatus;   clocks   and   watches;  musical   instruments;   parts   and accessories thereof
 
Chapte90                     Opticalphotographiccinematographicmeasuringcheckingprecisionmedicaosurgical instruments and apparatusparts and accessories thereof
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90.01-33                         Cinematographiand photographic films. Pathological objects.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Articleof thikind should have a licence from CEPS.
 
Cinematographianphotographic filmosub-standarsafetof 8 mm9.man1mm, packed in a tin case enclosed in a stronwooden box.
 
Pathological objectwrapped in the required manner.
 
 
Chapte91                     Clocks anwatches and parts thereof
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91.01-14                         Artificial radio elementand productcontaining them.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Wristwatch strapand partthereof made of gold-plated metals.
 
 
Chapte92                     Musical instrumentsparts and accessories of such articles
Nil.
 
 
Section XIX                    Arms and ammunitionparts and accessories thereof
 
Chapter 93                     (Sole chapter)
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93.01-07                         Armand ammunition and partthereof.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Armand ammunitiowith permit from thMinistrof Interior.
 
War material and the like.
 
 
Section XX                     Miscellaneous manufactured articles
 
Chapter 94                     Furniture, bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings not elsewhere specified or included;illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings
Nil.

 
 
Chapte95                     Toys, games and sports requisitesparts and accessories thereof
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95.01-08                         Machinefor gamebased on chance or skill and certain operating conditions.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Confectionery vending machineand machineintended for use at fun-fairs. Fruit machineintended for use in authorized casinos.
 
Chapte96                     Miscellaneous manufactured articles
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96.01-18                           Thheadhorntusoskioanprotecteanimaor thfeatheoegoanprotectebirdas scheduled in the amendeWild Animals PreservatioOrdinance,Cap 203.
 
Butane gacigarette lighters.
 
 
Section XXI                    Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques
 
Chapter 97                     (Sole chapter)
Nil.

 
 
ParII:
Conditions of admission of articles imported or in transit
 

2.1  Animals and animal products
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2.1.1  Meat and edible meat offal

Beneficiainsecparasiteslivdestroyers onoxious insectsbeesleecheansilkwormare admittebsamplpost, providethearspackeas to avoiall risof injury to officerothe PosOffice or to other packets.
 
Themust benclosein a bosconstructeas to avoialdangeantallow thcontents to be ascertained.
 
Fisancrustaceansmolluscanotheaquatiinvertebratesprovideiinoprohibiteby special provisionof the health authorities, ipermitted subject to current hygiene regulations.
 
All meaon presentation of a special authorization issued by thMinistry of Agriculture. Aloffal, provideiinoprohibitebspeciaprovisionothhealtauthoritieanwithoubreakingof loawhen in frontier-to-frontier transit.

 
2.1.2  Dairy produce     Condenseoevaporatemilcontaininlestha8bweighomilfaandrieomilpowder containing lesthan 26% bweight of milfat (Commissioner ofCEPS).
 
2.1.3  Natural honey     Naturahonemabimportedsubject to presentatioof a healtcertificatissuebthe relevant authoritprior tthimportatioothitemsanalstthesatisfactory resulof a healtinspection made by a veterinarinspector in an authorized customoffice.

 
2.2  Plants and plant products
 
 
 
 
2.2.1  Fresh odried fruits

Thconditionfor thimportatiooplantintGhanarstateunder Ca15(Ordinance No. 4 of
1951)  –  "The  Importation  of  Plants  Regulation  Ordinance"  and  "The  Importation  of  Plants Regulationsmadtherunder. Applicationfopermittimporplantmusbmadtothe MinistroAgricultureani order  t facilitat compliance  with  th regulation officer of  the Department of Agriculturwill, on application, advise intending importerof plantorseeds.
 
Productof thinature mabe imported subject to presentation of a phytosanitarcertificate.

 
2.2.2  Coffee                  Alcoffeicherraccompanieby a certificatofreedofromealy-podiseaseissuebthe countrof export.
 
2.2.3  Cereal                  All cerealaccompanied by a certificate of permit.

 
2.3  Anti-parasite products for agricultural use
 
2.4  Beverages, alcoholic fluids

Anti-parasite  product for  agricultural  use  and  similar  products,  packed  for  retail  sale,  ma be imported onlif thehave been approved eithebgrantinof a temporarsaloimportlicencor a permit exemption froapproval.
 
Beverageanalcoholifluidarconditionalladmitted fopostinipackein thprescribed manner.

 
2.5  Tobacco                 Foreign cigarettebeing posted must bear a warning notice.
 
2.6  Mineral oils            Mineraoilarnotbsenbpossinctheare regardeaexplosivesinflammablecorrosive, noxiouadeleteriouand are harmful to the postal officerandother packets.
 
2.7  Narcotics                Boxeand postal parcelcontaining narcotidrugare restricted importand exports.

 
2.8  Pharma-ceutical products
 
2.8.1  Pathological objects
 
2.9  Chemical matches and prepared matchwood

Importation  of  medicaments  and  other  products  used  in  medical  treatment  is  subject  to  prior authorization granted bthMinistrof Health.
 
These are accepted if theare posted bsample post and should be under regulations. Customlegislation providefor monopolon importation of these products.

 
2.10  Rubber articles    Contraceptiveothethamedicamentancondommabimporteonlbcompanieobodies which have been granted approval bthMinistrof Health.
 
Rubbecondommabimportesubject to presentatioof a certificatoconformitwitcertain foreign standardrecognized aequivalent.

 
2.11  Books, brochures, newspapers, printed matter

Certaiarticlesucabooksjournalsbookletspublicationanprintematter reproduceby lettepres printing,  lithographor  engraving,  imported  fro other  countrie ar subjecin  the interestof copyright protectionand particular conditions, to checking bspeciallappointed officials othMinistrof Interiorwhshalhavauthority to determinwhethebooksshoulbadmitted into the countror not.

 
 

2.12  Natural or cultured pearls, precious stones and metals, articles thereof, imitation jewellery
 
2.12.1  Gold and silver

Importatiooprecioustoneanpearlisubject to thlegaanregulatorprovisionothe prevention of fraud and falsification concerning trade in precioustoneand pearls.
 
 
 
 
 
Articleotheskinaraccepteconditionallithehavbeeregistereohavbeeinsureby an insurance service.

 
2.12.2  Diamonds          Rouganuncudiamondarpermitteif a licenciissuebthMinister foFinancand
EconomiPlanning.

 
2.13  Television receivers
 
 
2.14  Measuring instruments

Importation of television receiverbindividuals for personal use must be declared.
 
Importation  of  all  television  receivers  is  subject  to  declaration  to  the  Customs  Service  for transmission.
 
Measurininstrumentothethathosmeasurincapacitmaonlbimportewith thapproval oGhanStandardBoard. Anpersointendintimport sucinstrumentmussentthesaid service a preliminarimport declaration.

 
2.15  Wamaterial         Thimportatiooalwamaterialarmanammunitioisubject to productioof a wamaterial import licence issued bthMinister for the Interior.
 
Uniformand professional attireaddressed to personentitled to wear them.

 
2.16  Gaming machines – Toys

Importatioogaminmachineantoyoffered to thpubliothoccasioofduringanothe groundofun-fairswhicoffeonlprizeikindoperatwith a maximuunivaluo10francs anoffeprizeof a valunoexceedinthirttimes thpricof a singlstakeialloweon the basiof an honour declaration made bthe importer, in addition to the customsdeclaration.

 
 
ParIII:
Special provisions, Customs and other
 

3.1  Drawing up of customs declarations
 
 
3.2  Need to insert invoices
 
 
3.3  Need to insert certificate of origin, import permits, etc
 
3.4  Miscellaneous customs provisions
 
 
 
3.5  Provisions on infringements

The neweight of contentshould be indicated. Invoice price should be stated in sterling. The authentisignature of the sender or a responsible person is required.
All invoicein foreign languagemust be translated into English.
 
It inot necessartenclosainvoicebuonmusbreducewhedeliveris takeby addressee.
 
AC1 forinecessarin the case of goodliable to dutat an avalorerate.
 
It inot necessartencloscertificateof origin, import permits, declarationor certificatebuthey should be produced bthe addressee at the time of delivery.
 
 
Goods imported oexported through the PosOfficarsubject to thcontroof the Customand Excise Department equallwith goodotherwise imported or exportedThlarelatintoimportation oexportatiobposiseouisection27517212–21of CustomanExcise Decree1972 and Regulation120–123 of the Customs Regulations, 1948.
 
Postadispatchesincludinparcels, receivewith falscustoms declarations arsubject to seizure under paragraph194 to 221, chapter 167 of the CustomOrdinance.
 
Anofficer of thPosOfficmadetaiaincominpostaarticlwhichsuspecttcontaiany letterprinted mattedocuments oany othethinwhosconveyancby posoimportatiois prohibited or restricted blaw, and madeliver the article to the proper officer.