Shipping Personal Items to Guatemala from USA

When shipping personal items to Guatemala from USA, you will likely need to reserve a less-than-container load (LCL) or a full container load (FCL) shipment to the destination port closest to your final destinations. Ports in Guatemala include Guatemala City, Puerto Barrios, Puerto Barrios, Puerto Quetzal, Puerto Santo Tomas de Castilla.

Shipping Personal Items to Guatemala

Duty Rates:

Used household goods and personal effects are subject to duties of about 27%. New goods are dutiable at about 40%.

Required Documents:

  • Bill of Lading
  • Inventory/Packing List in Spanish or English
  • Delivery Instructions
    • Including billing and insurance information

Restricted Items: (contact us for specifics)

  • Sporting Guns
  • Appliances
  • Electronics
  • Plants
  • Alcohol & Tobacco

Prohibited Items:

  • Illegal Drugs
  • Pornography
  • Weapons/explosives
  • Pre-Columbian archaeological items/antiques
  • Appliances purchases before year 2000

We hope this brief information helps you begin arranging your shipment to Guatemala from USA. Contact us with any specific questions about your shipment. To reserve a shipment, find the rate that’s best for you.

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            Full Container Load(FCL)

            You must provide value for at least one of the fields marked in red

            20FT Container
            20' x 8' x 8'6"
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            40FT Container
            40' x 8' x 8'6"
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            40FT High cube
            40' x 8' x 9'6"
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            Share Container Load(LCL)

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            Calculate LCL volume

            How to calculate your shipment volume of LCL

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