Customs charges for sending a parcel internationally

For parcels going within the UK and out to Europe, there is no need to fulfill a requirement for any customs documentation. On the other hand, if you are sending outside of the EU to well-known countries like USA, China, Australia or India and etc., you have to complete customs documents and attach them outside of your box securely, to avoid any problems during Customs Inspection and this way as well would help the Customs Officers to check what you are sending and its value easily.

Check that you are allowed to send your item

Every country have a list of items that are not allowed to be imported, including some of the obvious things that DropBox2Go list as restricted like food, aerosols or liquids. Furthermore, there are also items which you may not expect to see, that is why better check it first before booking.

Items like money, mobile phones, antiques, musical instruments are not allowed send to some destinations, and surprisingly some items under restricted list include clothes and books. Be aware and always visit the rules for the destination country before you book an order to avoid delays, problem and total chaos!

Double check the delivery address, and check again!

FAQs and Tips about Customs Fees

What are Customs Fees?

Customs is a government agency that is trusted to control and monitor what is imported and exported in their country. They are the ones who ensure that there is no unlawful or restricted goods enters and also make sure that the government they signify get the right tax and duty owed on the items that are accountable for charges. And this is what we call Customs Fees.

Each and every country has a various list of rules regarding Customs, therefore, make an absolute research first before sending items to your preferred country.

How to attach Customs Documents?
What do DDU and DDP mean?
What should I do if I see a Customs issue on the tracking?
Completing Customs Paperwork
Be truthful and accurate when completing the relevant paperwork
Additional Customs Documents

Few countries need the tax ID of the recipient or their passport number and so we have some more information on these locations.

South Africa Brazil Saudi Arabia Argentina

Other locations like India, you necessarily need to complete a ‘Know Your Customer’ form. This will be provided by Customs in India for the recipient to complete which checks the recipient is who they say they are and helps avoid fraud.

Let the recipient know the parcel is on its way

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