DHL COURIER SERVICES FOR PARCEL DELIVERY TO GHANA

Although Ghana is located 4,500 miles away, the UK’s close ties with Ghana mean there is a high demand for sending packages of all sizes there. We can send parcels to cities including Accra, Kumasi and Tamale through the DHL Express network.

How to send a parcel to Ghana?

If you don’t mind visiting a store to drop off your parcel, you can use the DHL Service Point service. This is one of our more popular choices and there are over 1,200 locations nationwide. Alternatively, you can easily book online with DHLitNow or call DHL by phone to arrange a collection by one of our couriers.

How much does it cost to send a parcel to Ghana from the UK?

Parcel prices depend on which DHL service you choose. You can obtain these prices by using our online quote tool and entering your parcels details. If you are using DHL Service Point you can also check our pricing and size guide to find the box size you need to send your items in and that will subsequently give you the price.

How long will it take to send a parcel to Ghana from the UK?

Even if you’ve chosen to have your parcel collected from your home or work address, you can still expect delivery within 2-3 working days due to DHL’s extensive delivery network.

Shipping from UK to Ghana - Customs restrictions

To make sure your parcel arrives on time, please be sure to check DHL’s prohibited items list and Ghanian Customs restrictions to reduce the chances of your item being stopped or delayed.

National Holidays 2021*
  • 1 January, Friday - New Year’s Day
  • 8 March, Friday - Independence Day
  • 2 April, Friday - Good Friday
  • 5 April, Monday - Easter Monday
  • 3 May, Friday - Labour Day
  • 12-13 May, Wednesday to Thursday - Eid al-Fitr
  • 19-20 July, Monday to Tuesday - Eid al-Adha
  • 4 August, Wednesday  - Founder’s Day
  • 21 September, Tuesday - Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day
  • 3 December, Friday - Farmer’s Day
  • 25 December, Saturday - Christmas Day
  • 26 December, Sunday - Boxing Day
  • 27 December, Monday - Christmas / Boxing Day holiday
 
* Public holidays in Ghana may affect our estimated transit times.

  

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Country facts
  • Ghana used to be called the ‘Gold Coast’ by Europeans because of the abundance of gold found in the country
  • Ghana has the largest open air market in West Africa called the Kejatia market. This sells all types of goods including foods, clothing and local crafts
  • Ghana is known for its natural resources including salt, gold and oil. It also produces the second most cocoa beans in the world
  • Ghana exports around $14 billion a year to partners India with 23%, UAE with 13% and China with 10% with the total import amount. The country exports oil, gold and diamonds and cocoa
  • Ghana imports around $12 billion a year from countries including China with 16% of the total import amount, USA with 8% and UK with 6%. This includes goods such as capital equipment, refined petroleum and food stuffs
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0844 248 0828

Our opening hours are 07:30 - 20:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00 - 14:00 on Saturday.

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