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It’s all about International Shipments! 🌏

Hi there! We know that international shipping does provide an opportunity for new markets and exciting growth possibilities. Thus, we are here to provide guidance on international shipments, especially on rules and regulations of exporting and importing. We tried our best to make it simple for you and hope that a proper shipping document will never be a complicated thing anymore.

  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bonaire
  • Bosnia And Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Canary Islands, The
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Cote D’Ivoire
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Curacao
  • Cyprus
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • East Timor
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
  • Faroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Guernsey
  • Guinea Republic
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran, Islamic Republic Of
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jersey
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea, Democratic People’S Republic Of
  • South Korea
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People’S Democratic Republic
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macau
  • Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of
  • Madagascar
  • Malaysia
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Martinique
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia, Federated States Of
  • Moldova, Republic Of
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Netherlands Antilles
  • Nevis
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Reunion
  • Russian Federation
  • Rwanda
  • Saipan
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome And Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • Somaliland (North Somalia)
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • St. Barthelemy
  • St. Eustatius
  • St. Kitts
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Maarten
  • St. Vincent
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • Tahiti
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad And Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks And Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • United States Minor Outlying Islands
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Virgin Islands, British
  • Virgin Islands, U.S.
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Shipping Tips and Solutions

How To Calculate Tax and Duty?

Kindly go to our  Tax & Duties Calculator to estimate your tax and duties.


👉 What are Tax & Duties? Why we may be asked to pay additional taxes and duties before our shipment is delivered?

ANS: Duties and taxes on shipments are legal requirements that must be settled before your shipment can be delivered. The government wants to protect the domestic company from foreign competitors, control the volume for certain products, and raise their revenue through taxes.

Checklist Before Sending Out

How to Attach Airway bill + Commercial Invoice?

https://easyparcel.com/blog/sg/tutorial-attach-air-waybill-awb/

You can refer to a specific tutorial on the tab of each courier listed.

👉 How many copies of the air waybill and commercial invoice I’ll have to attach/print out for each shipment?

ANS : After booking, you just have to click the “printer” icon, download, and print out the materials provided. Then attached all the paper(air waybill+commercial invoice) on the specific shipment and Viola! That’s it.

What is Commercial Invoice?

It is a required document in international shipping that describes the items in the shipment and their value. Couriers company and customs brokers refer to this document to process and clear your package through customs.

What is MSDS form?

MSDS document is Material Safety Data Sheets, always required for international deliveries for special items (you can refer to each courier to indicate the special item list). A safety data sheet, material safety data sheet, or product safety data sheet are documents that list information relating to occupational safety and health for the use of various substances and products. It’s a widely used system for cataloging information on chemicals, chemical compounds, and chemical mixtures.

How To Avoid Misdeclared Parcel Weight?

What happens if courier finds out parcels with misdeclared weight?

Delayed shipment

Delays occur when the courier put your parcels on hold in their hub until the extra cost that set out as the cost for the standard delivery of your order has been paid.

Excess surcharge by courier

The courier issues an additional charge to the sender to cover the extra cost incurred on the extra checking procedure, thus you’ll no longer paying for the original lower member rate.


How To Prevent Surcharges Due To Misdeclared Weight?

It’s very simple to keep yourself from being hit with surcharges. Before you book your parcel for delivery, do the following steps:-

[ Grab FREE weighing scale ]  [ Try EasyParcel’s volumetric weight calculator ]

Get your parcel’s weight accurate will be very helpful for our courier partners to deliver your parcels to your recipients on time. Note it down, don’t get your parcel into trouble!

Courier that send Internationally via EasyParcel

Remarks For Countries Restrict Rules & Regulations

All the item is based on the country culture / government / religion

  • Australia – Food is not allowed to send.
  • China – shipments whichever related to religion, gamble, broken item (return shipment) is not allowed.
  • Malaysia – shipments whichever related to non- halal food is strictly restricted to send.
  • Taiwan – Food is not allowed to send.

Food: Any substance can be consumed.

Item Category List [ Special Condition ]

The MSDS document (Material Safety Data Sheets) is always required for international deliveries when you’re sending:

  • Hand sanitizers
  • Cosmetics
  • Beauty products
  • Liquid products
  • Electronic items

Item Category List [ Can Be Sent ]

  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Toys (If not external charging/battery)
  • Pet Accessory
  • Bags
  • Board games ( Exclude whichever related to religion/gamble)
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Books (Exclude whichever related to religion)
  • Gaming (If not external charging/battery)
  • Home Decor
  • Sport & Leisure

Item Category List [ Cannot Be Sent ]

How To Book For Qxpress : International Shipments ?

Kindly refer to this tutorial.

Item Category List [ Can Be Sent ]

  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Toys (If not external charging/battery)
  • Pet Accessory
  • Bags
  • Board games ( Exclude whichever related to religion/gamble)
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Books (Exclude whichever related to religion)
  • Gaming (If not external charging/battery)
  • Home Decor
  • Sport & Leisure

Item Category List [ Cannot Be Sent ]

How To Book For Ninja Van: International Shipments ?

Kindly refer to this tutorial.

Item Category List [ Can Be Sent ]

  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Toys (If not external charging/battery)
  • Pet Accessory
  • Bags
  • Board games ( Exclude whichever related to religion/gamble)
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Books (Exclude whichever related to religion)
  • Gaming (If not external charging/battery)
  • Home Decor
  • Sport & Leisure

Item Category List [ Cannot Be Sent ]

How To Book For UPS: International Shipments ?

Kindly refer to this tutorial.

Item Category List [ Can Be Sent ]

  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Toys (If not external charging/battery)
  • Pet Accessory
  • Bags
  • Board games ( Exclude whichever related to religion/gamble)
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Books (Exclude whichever related to religion)
  • Gaming (If not external charging/battery)
  • Home Decor
  • Sport & Leisure

Item Category List [ Cannot Be Sent ]

How To Book For TNT : International Shipments ?

Kindly refer to this tutorial.

Item Category List [ Can Be Sent ]

  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Toys (If not external charging/battery)
  • Pet Accessory
  • Bags
  • Board games ( Exclude whichever related to religion/gamble)
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Books (Exclude whichever related to religion)
  • Gaming (If not external charging/battery)
  • Home Decor
  • Sport & Leisure

Item Category List [ Cannot Be Sent ]

How To Book For Aramex: International Shipments ?

Kindly refer to this tutorial.

Item Category List [ Can Be Sent ]

  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Toys (If not external charging/battery)
  • Pet Accessory
  • Bags
  • Board games ( Exclude whichever related to religion/gamble)
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Books (Exclude whichever related to religion)
  • Gaming (If not external charging/battery)
  • Home Decor
  • Sport & Leisure

Item Category List [ Cannot Be Sent ]

How To Book For Janio: International Shipments ?

Kindly refer to this tutorial.

Item Category List [ Can Be Sent ]

  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Toys (If not external charging/battery)
  • Pet Accessory
  • Bags
  • Board games ( Exclude whichever related to religion/gamble)
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Books (Exclude whichever related to religion)
  • Gaming (If not external charging/battery)
  • Home Decor
  • Sport & Leisure

Item Category List [ Cannot Be Sent ]

How To Book For S.F Express: International Shipments ?

Kindly refer to this tutorial.

Item Category List [ Can Be Sent ]

  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Toys (If not external charging/battery)
  • Pet Accessory
  • Bags
  • Board games ( Exclude whichever related to religion/gamble)
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Books (Exclude whichever related to religion)
  • Gaming (If not external charging/battery)
  • Home Decor
  • Sport & Leisure

Item Category List [ Cannot Be Sent ]

How To Book For Airpak : International Shipments ?

Kindly refer to this tutorial.